One of the virtues of many sites recently designed by the Brighton-based creative web agency Websiteforall is that they are comprised of just one page (see for example the award-winning Love’s Restaurant). The new Websiteforall portfolio site is in that tradition, taking the visitor immediately to the heart of matters with a thumbnail list of client sites on the left and a focus on one of those sites to the right. This article explains how that setup is deployed in ExpressionEngine using a single template.
Being a blog, Khoi Vinh’s renowned Subtraction.com isn’t as complex a web site as one for an entire organization. But being a standard-bearer of design excellence, everything has to be just so. As Khoi switched to EllisLab’s ExpressionEngine web publishing system, some of the details he wanted fell through the cracks of the software’s out-the-box functionality. This article explains how those details were implemented and how the site was architected in EE.