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From wireframes to site performance...

From the latest trends in HTML5 and CSS3 to user interface, user experience, and Drupal web development, the Coal Bucket is where we share our knowledge and experience in building great websites. Feel free to browse around, post your feedback, and maybe learn a little more about website design!



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Autumn Welles

May 12, 2014
Filed under: Website Design and Development

Recently, I was presented with a CSS challenge. The comp, provided by our very own Todd Robert, was laid out something like this: The bright blue lines are just there as visual guides. If this were the ‘90s, I’d just use some tables and be done with it! However, all of the sites we create (at least nowadays) are responsive, so that wasn’t an... read more


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August 15, 2013
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Here at Coalmarch we live and breathe by Drupal. That being said, we are always looking for ways to contribute back to the Drupal community that helps us on a daily basis. The evolution into a module A while back I had created a small jQuery script that would scroll users to destination anchor links. By default browsers will instantaneously... read more


Free Photoshop dot and line patterns

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Coalmarch

May 30, 2013
Filed under: Website Design and Development, Just for Fun, Graphic Design and Marketing
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A completely free set of pixel perfect dot and line patterns There are a lot of patterns for Photoshop out there, and I mean a lot. With that being said, the design team here at Coalmarch has sometimes found it difficult to locate a complete set of simple pixel perfect dot and line patterns. This is why I decided to create a universal set and... read more


Set added content to be unpublished by default

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April 25, 2013
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Setting a new created node to be unpublished by default is a task that can be done through the front end easily, but sometimes you might want to make it a role-specific task. For example, you might have interns working on your site and writing blog posts for your company. In that case, you would want to double check the intern's post before... read more


Designing on my Terms


Managing Director
Jason Stanley

April 19, 2013
Filed under: Website Design and Development, Just for Fun, Graphic Design and Marketing

What happens when you let a designer off the chain? Every once in a while I get an itch that I can't help but scratching. It could be a major brand that I see tons of potential in, like a Stanley Steemer home page refresh from a couple years ago or a local barber shop that I walk by every day. Whatever it is, I see it and all I can think about... read more


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