Website Design

A website starts with a static page.  That is how it all started back in the late 1980’s.  But since then, website design has evolved thanks to a file format called CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).  With CSS you can design a website how you want.  Creating a website isn’t just about getting your message across, […]

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Structuring Your Website for Search Engine Optimization

There are many factors that we need to consider when optimizing a web site for SEO (search engine optimization).  We all think of “On-Page” optimization which consists of key words, page titles, meta descriptions and URL’s.  Yes, all of these are important factors for SEO, but what about the structure of a web site?  What […]

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Beating the Box Model

Here’s something I see get the best of many developers, from ones fresh off the boat to ones with years of experience. The html/css “box model.” Every element on a page can be considered a box. Every box wraps around its html elements. Every box can have: margins, borders, and padding. Here’s a handy image […]

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JavaScript Vs JQuery

Many times throughout my web developing career, questions have arisen from those around me.  What exactly do you do?  What kind of websites do you develop?  What computer programming languages do you know? But there is one question that really stands out to me.  What is the difference between JavaScript and jQuery?  This question isn’t […]

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Why Use A Content Management System (CMS)

There are multiple reasons to use a Content Management System (CMS) for your website. I would like to talk about what a CMS is and why it is beneficial to use one. A Content Management System is a system that can be used to manage content on your website. It provides the ability to easily […]

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What I Need to Launch a New Website and How Do I Do It?

You’ve spent hours designing, days developing, and have shown it off to all your friends and family. With a sigh of relief you say to yourself “finally it’s complete” but now what? Although there are many programming languages, frameworks, and content management systems out there, the fundamentals of launching any site are the same. 1) […]

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Setting Up Media Queries

Media queries are becoming the easiest way to configure a mobile responsive website.  For those that are unsure about what a responsive website is, essentially it removes the need for a secondary “mobile” website and instead you one managed website that can look nice in all screen resolutions from desktop to mobile phone. In order […]

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Creating A Premium WordPress Theme

WordPress is a free open source blogging tool and content management system. As you already know there are millions of websites running off thousands of unique themes. These themes are usually downloaded from sites such as Theme Forest, Template Monster, or even directly from WordPress. When you are searching for these themes you often hear […]

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