Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Posts by Morten Rand-Hendriksen

  • Web developers and coders should learn web design, as it helps them have a more holistic view.

    Why Developers Should Learn Web Design

    May 11, 2017

    Much has been made of the need for coding skills in the new information economy. From politicians to celebrities to people in the digital industry the message is loud and clear: everyone should learn to code. And if you are a designer working on the web you’ll be hard pressed to go a day without being told you must learn to code. Today. Coding literacy has...

  • How to build a design a great website, from a person who has designed many great websites.

    How to Web Design with Humans in Mind

    March 14, 2017

    “We know what the user wants” might be the most dangerous sentence in the design industry. While well intentioned, it reveals deeply rooted cognitive biases that stand in the way of a simple reality: Design is a conversation, and successful communication relies on an ongoing effort to understand your partner as well as yourself. You are not your user Recently, I...

  • There's no one perfect code editor. Even if you like something, be prepared to have that change in a few years.

    The Best Code Editor is the One That Works for You

    January 24, 2017

    You’ve made the decision to learn to code, and now you’re looking for the best tools of the trade. So you ask Google – what is the best code editor (aka the program you use to write code)? The search results are overwhelming and confusing. A “10 best code editor” lists tells conflicting stories of a landscape overflowing with options. Some coders proclaim their...

  • Encrypting your website will increase it's speed, performance and SEO.

    Why Encrypting Your Website Is Now Something You Need to Do

    November 14, 2016

    Look at up to the address bar in your browser. Notice how at the very beginning, before the “” part,...

  • 5 Reasons SVG is the Web Designer's New Best Friend

    September 19, 2016

    Imagine being able to add graphics to your web projects that can be controlled using JavaScript and CSS. Well, that fantasy is now...

  • The 4 Stages to Developing a Winning Content Strategy

    August 11, 2016

    As I crossed the invisible border between the way-too-hot Florida summer to crisp, air conditioned bliss at Tampa International...