Website Tips

Friday, 14 July 2017 18:19

Making sure your website is secure

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Having your website hacked can be a costly problem to repair and it will have negative effects on traffic. People may not return to your site if they feel it's not a safe place to visit. No matter the type of website you are running, keeping it secure is a must.   Popular CMS / blogs like WordPress or Joomla or Ecommerce such as PrestaShop and Magento all at times have security problems. Once a…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:55

Wordpress and Joomla DIY websites

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Using Wordpress or Joomla as a Website builder is now becoming a choice for those that want a simple easy website solution. Unlike the many services out there that offer website builder services both Wordpress and Joomla are coming up with solutions that maybe a better way to go. When you signup with a service like Wix or Squarespace your website is locked in with there company. The site can not be moved without redesigning…
Monday, 18 April 2016 15:53

Looking to reap the most from your website?

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The best tool to reap the most from your website. Having looked over LiveAdmins I can say this mining tool along with their live chat does it all. The power of LiveAdmins is it's ability to give you contact info of those people visiting your website. Lets suppose that a client visits your site looking for info but never contacts you. They did although leave their foot prints and with that info LiveAdmins can tell…
Sunday, 15 June 2014 03:30

Should I use a Website creator?

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Putting aside the SEO aspect of this question what about flexibility and the ability to grow. Website Creators are fine if all you want is a simple website. Also for an end user Website Creators are easier to work with. But if you want the latest fancy new gizmo then you need to turn to a platform that has good third party support. Third party support is where the action is and no one will…
Monday, 07 October 2013 14:24

Developing web sites on a Windows PC

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Developing web sites on a Windows PC Using IIS is fine if you are going to work on a dot net website. Since I don't bother with dot net or ASP I use Apache to develop websites on my PC. Also Windows does not allow you to have more than one website on your PC. You can place several in sub folders but you can set them to have their own public root. Also Windows…
Sunday, 06 October 2013 11:31

HTML Error page

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Custom HTML Error Page The error page is as important as the rest of your website. The problem is most do not know how to deal with it. There are a list of errors that covers anything that can go wrong. But most web designers and web site owners ignore it . The examples given by almost all show that you need create a page for each error. This is not correct! Here I will…
Thursday, 23 August 2012 11:56

How to choose a Web Design company

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Picking the Right Web Designer I have seen many really bad outcomes that people have had with their Website projects. There is one company out there that has a one size fits all offering which is a really bad idea. They use Wodrpress for every type of website which does not meet the needs of 95% of the clients. Wordpress is a Blog software and yet this company uses it for E-Commerce. True Wordpress has…
Friday, 20 March 2009 13:12

How to design a website

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There are many ways to do it but the best ways are as follows. If you have XP Pro or Vista Business or Premium Version then you can develop right on your home PC. If IIS is not installed go to Control Panel / Add Remove Programs / Windows Programs and Check IIS to install. IIS is a Windows Web Server and it comes with some versions of Windows. This is not the full version that…
Saturday, 29 November 2008 17:35

How to choose a Hosting Company

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How to choose a Hosting Company One of the most important moves you will make is choosing your hosting company. Hosting a website is somewhat complicated in that most people do not know what is the important points to look for. Hosting falls into a few different OS types. Most common are Windows and Linux servers. If you are a hands on Guy/Gal then I suggest you pick the OS your most comfortable with. The…
Friday, 23 May 2008 21:43

Meta Tag Tips

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Keywords - Title - Description - Heading - Robots Check your WEB Page!   Use our Meta Tag Generator! These are the most important parts of your WEB Page!!! To get the word out there you must pay close attention to each of these. Keep in mind that you have to come up with two different plans that will cover the different ways that search engines use this information. There are Search Engines that will…