Standard Beagle Blog
Thought-leadership in design and developmentThe team at Standard Beagle regularly shares deep insights and best practices you can use as your design and create your own products and services. Look to our blog for expertise in UX design, research, and other industry topics.
Our Posts (39)
May 11, 2016
In more basic terms an SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer/Digital Certificate) is used to establish a secure encrypted connection between a browser (user’s computer) and a server (website). The SSL connection guards or protects sensitive data, for example, credit card information that is exchanged during each visit (session) or data transfer and logins. It is […]
March 29, 2016
One of the things I love about working in technology is building refined and intuitive tools that make things easier for people. Most of the time these arise from dealing with challenges. The school picker challenge One of the challenges we ran into was letting users (who were coaches for a program) pick the school […]
March 23, 2016
Please be aware that this article was originally written in 2016 and may be out-of-date Our clients often ask us to include sliders on their site home page for marketing, but it can be hard to find the right one. With WordPress, you’re given multiple options for plugins and pre-built themes that already use […]
March 1, 2016
Standard Beagle strives to keep on the forefront of technology on the web - it helps us consistently provide the best possible service to our clients. We wanted to explain some of the steps we have recently taken with our clients' sites that will aid in providing that service. Over a small series of posts, we will review what Standard Beagle has done to increase speed, enhance security, and improved stability of the servers and the sites we host on them. In this post, we will take a dive into the upgrade to HTTPS - the why, a little bit of the how, and the benefits that come doing so.
November 3, 2015
As Standard Beagle has grown, I suddenly find myself looking and acting a lot more like a manager than ever before. I’ve managed a lot of stuff — projects, client relations, myself. But managing employees — people — is pretty new for me. Now I’m the boss, and I feel like I’m moving into new […]
November 1, 2015
This is a common question among business owners who are trying to cut costs by designing their websites themselves. With the growing amount of online tutorials, software, and platforms like Wix, Squarespace, and Weebly, it is becoming more commonplace for businesses to try build their own websites instead of hiring an outside company. While those free platforms can […]