Moving Forward

Published in General on Saturday, June 19th, 2004

Internal news, a new contract to continue working on a new standards based website.

Well, it's been a good week here at fiftyfoureleven. We're updating some past work for a website about the Costa Blanca area of Spain, and we've signed a significant maintenance contract with an existing client.

More maintenance please

This group, which specializes in selling property in Spain, originally brought us on board to make their site more search engine friendly.

We worked with their staff to do a quick redesign (with the help of Basecamp), focussing on cleaning up the structure without changing the look or content too much from the old site (follow the above link and hit the Russian site, it's still in the old form).

While there are aspects of this new page that can be improved upon, it now validates and has 'more semantic' markup, and it is styled, of course, with CSS!

For the next phase, a new image and redesign are in the works (less arrows, more sexy ;-), as well as some user testing, reworking of the content to target user proflies (under way) and improving some other aspects that right now leave a bit to be desired (untranslated error messages, for example).

Needless to say, we're excited about having a client on board who is looking to do things right.

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