Sunshine Coast Web Design
- May 2014

Mozilla Webmaker Web Design

Neil ParkerIf you are looking for a website for your business, it is always best to leave the design of it in the hands of a professional. There is a lot that goes into making a website look and work like it is supposed to. There is also the task of having the site optimised so that it is easily found by all the major search engines.

While there are a ton of tools out there to help the design amateur throw a website together, they still cannot come close to the work that is delivered by our professional Sunshine Coast web design company.

How web design works

All of that said, there is no reason why you shouldn’t have some fun and learn a little about how web design works as you go.

Tools for web design and development

One of the best ways to do all that is to take a look at what’s on offer at the Mozilla Webmaker website. It takes the basics of web design and delivers them to you in a way that allows you to become the creative mind behind a website, video, piece of graphic art, and much more. It lets you do this by giving you three fun, yet incredibly powerful tools to play with:

• X-Ray Goggles

– You have probably heard about all of the code writing that goes into putting a website together, yet you probably have no idea what it looks like. This amazing little tool lets you look under the covers of an existing page to see how it is coded. Better yet, it allows you to move elements around so that you can create an entirely new page design. You can be creative, but also learn how those movements affect the overall coding of the page. This is a great way to play a fun joke, as you can use this tool to take a page from an online Brisbane paper, which you can then rewrite with a story of your own.

• Thimble

– You can take what you learned from coding in the Goggles segment to try and create something of your own in Thimble. There are no limited to what you can build from scratch using this great tool. The code and the output is shown in a split screen, so you can see the magic happening on both sides of the page. If you aren’t confident enough to build from the ground up, take one of the existing finished pieces and tinker with those.

• Popcorn Maker

– Take your creative talents to the audio and video realm with this amazing tool. Again, you have the ability to create new pieces from scratch, or you can simply “remix” what has already been made. The previously finished pieces are like templates you can build upon or change to suit your own needs. You can even take the finished pieces into Google to mix up the look of what has been made.

Learning website design

While many people will likely use Mozilla Webmaker for fun, there is no denying that it’s also a pretty powerful little learning tool. By all means go ahead and be creative, but also pay attention to the code, as you may just learn something while you play.

Web design testimonial


13 December 2005

To Whom it may concern.

This is to confirm that we are very satisfied with the web hosting service provided Neil Parker and his team at

We have 2 websites designed and managed by  and   Both are consistently giving us good responses.  We have had the Alpacas International site translated into Mandarin. The responses from this site have been a pleasant surprise.

Living in Chile is no hindrance when it comes to updating. Updates and revisions are made regularly and efficiently by email.

I have no hesitation in recommending their services.


Geoff Scott
ABQ Alpacas S.A.

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