We're GDS Web Design, a small and lean web design studio based in Southampton, Hampshire. We specialise in creating fast, attractive and intuitive websites.

A little more about us...

Why GDS Web Design?

Unique designs and layouts, clean and easy to navigate websites designed for your customers needs. A friendly and affordable service. We’ll make sure your website not only looks good, but also works well, and gets results.

Who we work with

We enjoy working with start-up businesses, getting existing businesses online for the first time and also redesigning and updating websites for our clients. Talk to us about your business and we’ll discuss with you how we can help.

What we do

Our web design skills range from simple brochure style websites to fully customised e-commerce stores. Every website we design is tailored exactly to your needs; we want to know you and your business; only this way can we develop you the website you need.

Why we do what we do.

We believe your website should give your customers what they need simply and quickly. Your website should reflect your business and its core values; it should stimulate and engage your existing customers whilst attracting new ones.

From The Blog...

Easy Pull Quotes using CSS & JQuery.

Everyone now understands the importance of having engaging, relevant content on their websites, and with more content the need to give more attention to typography becomes apparent. Pull-quotes are heavily used in traditional publishing but their use on the web is still pretty rare. Pull-quotes are key phrases, quotes or excerpts that are "pulled" from the main content,...
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Dynamic Excerpt Lengths in WordPress.

Excerpts are used in loads of places in WordPress themes, and adjusting the lengths of them is very easy using the functions already built into WordPress. However there's one styling aspect that troubles me when using excerpts across multiple columns. The Problem. When the post titles used in your excerpts are all a common length then you don't see this problem, but in the...
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How does Responsive Website Design work?

How does Responsive Website Design work?

Responsive design aims to provide users with an optimal reading, navigation and experience regardless of the device being used to view it. This is accomplished using a mixture of fluid layouts and...
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Guide to Styling Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks, or simply links, are what connect pages together to form websites, and ultimately websites together to form the web. Without them we simply wouldn’t be able to navigate from page to page, website to website. You most likely followed a link to this article; it’s one of those things you don’t even think about ordinarily, you just do it. But if there’s a problem with the design or styling then...
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