Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Posts by Morten Rand-Hendriksen

  • 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, there is a small padlock? That means the connection between your browser and the server this article lives on is secure and encrypted. In the near future, it will also mean your connection is significantly faster than it was...

  • 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...

  • How to Make Your Own Standing Desk

    January 22, 2015

    Tired of sitting in front of your computer all day? I think we all are. And it turns out all that sitting is very bad for us. It has...