As Product and User Experience Designers we have to cut through a lot of nonsense in order to the solve problems we are tasked with. I’ve abstracted this list of lessons from my experience as a design practitioner. But I believe these lessons will help people of all different disciplines will get results in life as quickly as possible.
I’ve had so many people ask me:
“What platform should I use? Wordpress, Drupal, ExpressionEngine, Craft, Statamic, Kirby, Locomotive; there are so many! What should I choose? Everyone uses WordPress so it must be good enough for me to use.”
Whoa there! Just a minute! Let’s not jump to conclusions so quickly! We need to take a step back and understand why you need a platform. Popularity of a platform does not mean it’s the right one for you. The question we need to answer first is: What is the most important thing on a website? “Content!” And what do…