By Pablo Gallastegui, Senior Software Engineer I normally would recommend to keep all apps and operating systems up to date, enabling automatic updates or otherwise trying to run them manually within a handful of days of release. Sure, in some cases updates are released with some bugs or issues. But by and large the benefits…
We have been asked a number of times to create images for email signatures to promote a product, app, or website, or even to stylishly display basic contact information. This sounds like a fun project with boundless creative possibilities – and one that would generate revenue. But each time we have demurred and explained why…
Red Pixel Studios was selected to develop a new design for The Western Kentucky Catholic, a newspaper published by the Diocese of Owensboro, mailed to member households and distributed to every Catholic parish and school in the Diocese. About the Project The Western Kentucky Catholic is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Owensboro and…
Do you really know how your site is performing to meet your business objectives? If you are like most site owners, you don’t pay much attention to measuring the impact of your site. Why? It’s just hard – it’s too complex and takes too much time. Even when you do look at your reports, you may not…
Red Pixel Studios today released a major update to the widely praised RPS Image Gallery plugin for WordPress, adding several new features – including some requested by loyal users. The RPS Image Gallery plugin takes over where the WordPress gallery leaves off by adding slideshow and advanced linking capabilities.
Congratulations are in order after one of our designers, Amanda Shanks, was awarded the Gladys Martin Best in Show in the art category at the Juried Art Exhibit at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville, Ky. Amanda won for her charcoal on paper “Lady Mary Quite Contrary,” a depiction of Lady Mary Crawley,…
The time has come. Google has announced that on April 21 it will introduce significant changes to its algorithm for delivering search results, which means that anyone who operates a Web site and hopes for traffic from Google should take notice.
We have written that you should never say the word “backslash” when talking about Web addresses. Now it’s time to address another common practice that should be eradicated. Never use the words “click here” on your Web site, particularly when they are the only words within linked text.
We recently implemented a testing program for all apps developed on our infoApp platform to provide an extra layer of quality assurance. We are now using bots every night to test each and every app that we’ve developed with infoApp. Each app gets tested on multiple devices, both physical and virtual, assuring that the app works on…
RPS Image Gallery was updated today to provide additional support for including captions with images. The WordPress plugin now allows adding captions using the description field, which provides HTML editor tools for a convenient way to markup text.
A new version of WordPress was released last week and Red Pixel Studios was listed among the many contributors to the latest edition of the Open Source, community-driven content management system software.
We read an interesting study today that notes that the apps are far more popular than mobile Web, and that long-term users continue to download and use new apps regularly.
The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer yesterday published a profile of Red Pixel Studios on the front page of the Business section.
Our friends at Medmovie were the subject of a nice profile published today by columnist Tom Eblen of The Lexington Herald-Leader.
Red Pixel Studios recently updated the RPS Real Estate app to add more platforms and incredible real time analytics.
The launch of the new Daviess County Public Library site made news this weekend with an article in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. The library did extensive pre-planning and internal prototyping to determine how the site would best work for users.
Today we updated our popular RPS Image Gallery plugin for WordPress and added a nice new feature.
The Red Pixel Studios site at redpixel.com has a new section. We added apps to our portfolio to show off the custom iOS work that we’ve completed for clients.
Over the past several months we have been exploring the benefits and limitations of responsive design – creating Web sites that adapt the layout to the viewing environment.
Owensboro Catholic Schools has just completed the 2011-12 school year but is already preparing for next year with the launch of a new Web site designed and developed by Red Pixel Studios.
He’s certainly not the first to declare this the Era of Design – Newsweek famously devoted the entire October 27, 2003 issue to the emergence and importance of design – but Forbes writer Adam Swann succinctly describes the importance of thoughtful design.
Our most recent plugins, RPS Include Content and RPS Blog Info, were reviewed today by WPMU.org.
Our RPS Sitemap Generator plugin recently was written up at WPMU.org, a site covering all things WordPress – news, reviews, tips and tutorials.
We just came across a study on smart phone usage reported by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
Building the brand of your company, product or service is critical for success. There are numerous ways that you can build your brand, but often overlooked in the process is protecting the identity of the brand – its visual representation.
Did you notice? We’ve launched a new look for our Web site. It took a little longer than we hoped – client work comes first! – but we think it was worth the wait.
Over the weekend a prominent radio play-by-play announcer gave out a Web site for listeners to visit: “Please visit www dot nfl dot com backslash Play 60 to learn more.”