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Colour

EXPLORE THE WORLD OF COLOUR

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Vision

EXPLORE THE WORLD OF VISION

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How to See More

EXPLORE HOW TO SEE MORE

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DEFINE A TERM

Our DICTIONARY OF LIGHT, COLOUR & VISION defines and explains the family of terms we use to discuss these core topics.


READ AN ARTICLE

Read about light, colour, vision and how to see more in our library of hand-crafted articles


RECENTLY ADDED DIAGRAMS

Our DIAGRAMS aim to introduce ideas in an instant and are followed by explanations that burrow into the detail, one step at a time.

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SITE UPDATES

Next release:

  • Complete editing of all DICTIONARY entries.
  • Rebuild the backend of the DICTIONARY including a new template. Apply the template to all definitions and summaries.
  • Change functionality so that the content of the ABOUT DIAGRAMS section on DIAGRAM pages inserts content from DICTIONARY.
  • Create versions of all diagrams with:
    • White backgrounds
    • Simplified graphics
    • Minimum text
  • Create versions of diagrams with US spelling where necessary.

01.08.22: Launch v3.2

  • Complete and upload Rainbows in Detail and Vision in detail.
  • Replace Q&A popup functionality with dropdown style functionality.
  • Add functionality to generate a different set of Q&As each time a DIAGRAM page is loaded.
  • Add another 60 Q&As (Total = 250).
  • Restructure HAMBURGER MENU to improve site navigation.
  • Replace the existing search plugin with Ivory Search and create a new SEARCH PAGE.
  • Close Cloudflare account and move CDN to Godaddy. This change-over reduces unauthorised login attempts from around 100/day to an average of 1/day.

01.05.22: Launch v3.1

  • Complete upload of new versions of all DIAGRAMS (black backgrounds), Montserrat titles and improved layout.
  • Update all downloadable DIAGRAM FILES (jpeg, ai) to the latest versions.
  • Upgrade site to Premium WordPress.
  • Upgrade DNS.
  • Upgraded site security.

01.02.22: Launch v3.0

  • Final design of the site goes live:
    • Redesigned HOME PAGE
    • Redesigned DIAGRAMS PAGES
    • Redesigned NAVIGATION