Category: Web Design & Development

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CMS Advertising Becomes Materiell, Reaffirms Commitment to Superb Web Design & Development Services

Recent visitors to our website have most likely noted some key differences, not the least of which is our updated design. No less significant is our new name: Materiell. After more than half a decade developing and designing responsive WordPress websites for colleges, commercial, local government, and non-profit clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area and throughout… Read more »

Materiell named as a top WordPress Designer and Developer in Clutch Research’s latest national leader matrix.

As we’ve made mention of over the past few weeks, Materiell of Alexandria, Virginia has recently been awarded honors for our design and development work on individual client websites, including for American Press Institute and the International Institute of Global Resilience. These are powerful validations that acknowledge the innovative, holistic approach Materiell employs for all of our… Read more »

2014 W3 Awards Honor Materiell For International Institute of Global Resilience Website

After receiving the Best in Class Award from the Interactive Media Council just a handful of weeks ago, Materiell is excited to announce another recent recognition of our WordPress web design and development efforts. The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts has named Materiell as a Silver Winner of the 2014 W3 Awards for our creative strategy… Read more »

Materiell Awarded Highest Honor in Interactive Media Awards for Work on American Press Institute Website

The Interactive Media Council recently named the winners of the 2014 Interactive Media Awards, and we are excited to announce that Materiel has won the IMA Best in Class Award for our design and development work on American Press Institute’s website. This award serves as validation for what our clients already know – Materiell’s comprehensive… Read more »

Avoiding Common Mistakes Prior to Launching a WordPress-Powered Web Project

The web design and development process leading up to the launch of a large-scale, multi-site WordPress web property has the potential to be quite complex. In many cases, it involves the expert integration of design and development teams, each managing a different aspect of the impending launch, often simultaneously with one another. With multiple professionals working on many… Read more »

The WordPress CMS for Local Government Website Design and Development

WordPress has come a long way since it was launched a little over a decade ago. In fact, it is estimated that over 22% of sites on the web today are powered by this popular content management system. While it has always boasted the ability to run projects as varied as self-hosted personal websites all… Read more »

Maryland’s Healthcare Insurance Exchange Issues Highlight the Need for WordPress Code Reviews and Audits

Numerous concerns exist for the individuals tasked with overseeing a company’s web development project from inception to completion. There is also no question that the stakes for successful execution of a project throughout every stage of the process are considerably high. Since an organization’s website is often a consumer’s first point of contact with a… Read more »

A Platform for All Sizes – WordPress Delivers Quality Enterprise Sites  

Enterprise websites mean business: they need to be able to perform tasks such as handling heavy traffic, managing large volumes of data, supporting a large number of contributors, and serving as an e-commerce platform. Often times, they have to perform all of these tasks. In order to accomplish their mission, enterprise websites must be stable,… Read more »

A Vehicle for Ideas – Materiell Helps the American Press Institute Renew Its Brand and Online Presence

It is often said that an image is worth a thousand words, and that in the near future, the web will kill print media. And while these statements may have some overall truth to them, the design and content of the recently redesigned website for the Arlington, Virginia based American Press Institute, API, shows us… Read more »