Sometimes less is better for increasing the conversion rates of a website. At Findlaw, we redesigned the Lawyers.FindLaw.com website to a more modern and more mobile-friendly website. In our user tests (we sent half the users to the newly redesign and the other half to the old website), we found the new website were generating better conversions.
I was one of the Front End developers who worked on the redesign of the Lawyers.Findlaw.com website. In this project, the website was based on JSP and XSL templates and we used the Zurb Foundation as the base of the CSS classes.
When Fitbit purchased Pebble in early 2017, I had a feeling it was to woo pebble developers to a potentially new Fitbit smartwatch. I worked with me. I bought the new smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic, on the first day of its retail release.
I wanted to create a sports-related website with a custom-made WordPress plugin and show game schedules for my timezone. So, I created Gamewinner.tv . It is a fully automated sports streaming website showing live streaming games ranging from football games to soccer games to even Ultimate Frisbee games.
What helps is there are niche sport leagues hoping to get more exposure through streaming their games live for free. If you’re looking to watch athletes dive for a frisbee, this website is your you!
UPDATE (2017): planning to sell this site
I created the CalRanchFood.com website. I took the mockup from a design firm in Southern California and created the website in WordPress. I then edited the images, PHP, and CSS to mimic the mock up.
One of the perks of this project was getting a box full of nuts and fruits. They really do make the best walnuts you can eat.
If you ever listen to the local SF Bay Area sports radio station, KNBR 680, you may often hear a commercial bit with the slogan, “The best lawyers you hope to never need” and their website, http://DolanLawFirm.com. Well, it is me who created the Dolan Law Firm website!
The law firm had requested to move their html-based website from the Firmsite Publisher platform to the WordPress platform. This was a monumental task because this Law firm had over 10K articles and 200+ categories to migrate over to WordPress.
I was the main developer for this project and with the help of an intern, we were able to complete this project in 3 months. Using my prior WordPress experience, I found ways to reduce the development time by creating scripts to automate certain tasks.
In addition to migrating the articles and categories, I was also responsible styling the layout, photoshopping all graphics and icons, as well as code additional WordPress plugins.
I have experience in WordPress and thought I add some experience in another Content Management System – Drupal.
Drupal doesn’t have as many plugins as WordPress, but Drupal was easier to port to other web accounts. And the Drupal admin dashboard was also a bit more intuitive.
I created several Drupal websites for my own personal knowledge. With my love of sports, I created a website of an NFL quarterback, http://www.MarcusMariotaMania.com
UPDATE(2016): I have stopped renewing the MarcusMariotaMania.com domain name.