Designing a Sustainable Website

Going paperless is often presented as an eco-friendly alternative to junk mail. The internet is considered more sustainable, but in reality, internet surfing generates about 3.7% of global carbon emissions. That’s on par with the airline industry! It makes you rethink all that junk mail, doesn’t it? When thinking of sustainability, web design isn’t exactly…

Meet the Developer

I’m Nicla, one of our developers, and our UI designer at Curious Minds. I’ve been in the United States since 2020, having arrived right before the pandemic hit. I was born and raised in Southern Italy. An Early Interest My interest in coding started when I was about 11, by developing spider blog templates. My…

Designing Successful Product Pages for Ecommerce

It only takes a few seconds to get a first impression of a website. There are almost two billion websites currently in use, so it’s crucial to make that impression a lasting one. Product pages are without a doubt one of the most important pages for an ecommerce site, as they’re the only page with…

Content Security in Netlify

Adding Content Security Headers is necessary to protect a website from external attacks. The Theft Resource Center’s 2020 Data Breach Report reported 11,762 recorded breaches between January 1st, 2005 and May 31st, 2020. Of those attacks, 39% were Cross-Site Scripting attacks. Any website, including Netlify, needs protection from these attacks to prevent serious repercussions for…

Designing an Accessible Form

Designing a form that is both visually appealing and functional can be challenging. Whether it’s a contact form or a job application, there are a few rules to follow in order to avoid frustration. A clean, uncluttered design with well-defined elements is key. The elements creating a functional, accessible form are the layout, labels and…