Michael Gearon

Senior Interaction Designer at Companies House

News & Insights

The occasional post around CRO, web design and development as well my insights into trending digital topics

Flexbox

Originally posted on Codepen, this post will look into Flexbox.

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The Pseudo Element

Not to be mistaken with pseudo-classes, pseudo-elements allow you to style certain parts of a document. We can style after or before an element, the first letter or first line,

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HTML5’s Input Type’s

In the previous post about Disabling Autocomplete, Autocapitalise  and Autocorrect we looked at how we can improve forms for mobile and desktop use. This post will look at input types, specifically the

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A Guide to Understanding the Favicon

The Favicon is sometimes an overlooked aspect to digital branding, yet this small opportunity is just another way to promote and reinforce your brand to your audience.  Although this is

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A Digital Experience

With access to thousands of virtual stores, which contain millions of products, online shopping is quick and practical. The penalty we pay is the experience, engaging with a product, and the

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HTML Link hreflang

Introduced by Google in 2011, the hreflang tag specifies the language of the text in the linked document. This could be useful in websites that have more than one language for

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HTML(5) Download Attribute

An interesting and overlooked aspect of HTML5 is the new attributes to the link tag. The download attribute introduced in HTML5 can solve two issues; giving a downloadable document a sensible name when

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Graduating!

Next month, July the 9th 2015, I will be graduating with a First Class Honours in BSc Media Technology at the University of South Wales (Cardiff). The last three years

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A Little Chance

Update June 2015 A Little Chance completed it’s first event at The Little Man, with 50 or so people turning up and 4 speakers as well a live musician. The

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