Citizen Blog


Our thoughts on building sites, client work, and trends in site building, UX and design.

Plan for User Testing

Quick and easy usability testing can lead to big gains
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New Image Formats on the Web

We’ve relied on JPG, PNG and GIF for the past 20 years. But are better options available?
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Plan Your Privacy Experience

Site builders and owners need a better plan for managing user privacy
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GDPR and Online Privacy, 1 Year Later

GDPR has been around for a year now, but for many of us in the U.S., the law is still a mystery. A new California law may change that.
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8 Web Design Trends for 2018

What trends in website design are likely to continue growing in the new year?
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Front-End Developer Toolbox: How Does Yours Measure Up?

Front-end development in 2017 is a complicated and constantly shifting landscape of frameworks, trends, libraries and strategies. It seems like there is a new ‘must use’ tool every few months. It can…
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Sass Lint Or: How I Learned to Love the Lint

Learn how to write better code through use of SASS linting with Gulp and Stylelint.