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Web Development

  • 3 weeks 4 days ago

    What is the importance of an audit? More importantly, what is the difference between a content audit and a site audit, and how do they directly impact your website? Audits are particularly important to increase and enhance your user experience, in the end, that is what it is all about right? Whether you are doing a content or site audit, both aim to increase your visibility in search engines, and to find ways to enhance and help you learn about all the unique things that make up your website.

  • 2 months 2 weeks ago

    You have come to the realization that you definitely need a new, better version of your website. But WHY? What is the driving force behind this decision for you and your business? Figuring out the WHY is the first step in the Discovery process, as no one will ever know as much about your business needs & goals as you. 

    Here a few reasons that might encompass your WHY:

  • 8 months 1 week ago

    From the early days of the ‘Net until recently, it took specialized knowledge to build a website. Taking your idea from a mental snapshot to reality meant you needed to know at least one coding language. You had to have the proper software to get your files from your computer to your server. On top of that, you had to trust yourself to be able to put it all together without breaking anything. It was too much time-consuming work if you ask me. That’s not even touching on content management systems (CMS), blogging, or other fancy features.

  • 9 months ago

    My 1999 Pontiac Sunfire called CooperI drive a four-door 1999 Pontiac Sunfire. It’s white, covered in punk rock stickers, dents, scratches, and patches of rust. I call him Cooper, he’s the first car I ever owned, and I’ve grown pretty dang attached to it. I had it through high school, used it to move across Canada, and have taken it up the sides of mountains to go camping.

  • 1 year 1 month ago

    All trekkers know that any crew members wearing a red shirt aboard a Starfleet vessel are expendable and will likely to be blasted or sucked out into the vastness of space. In other words, they typically have very short lifespans. Your website has the potential to suffer the same unfortunate fate if you are not prepared to keep it shipshape for its tenure in Cyberspace.

  • 1 year 11 months ago

    Drupal sites all over the world are being hacked and compromised by an automated attack. Over the past week, Acquia has observed over 500,000 attacks from more than 3,000 different IP addresses across their fleet of servers and customer base.

  • 1 year 11 months ago

    With nearly 75 million sites out on the web today running on WordPress you could say it’s a big player. So the top trends in WordPress website development are currently influencing web design and development in general.

    If you're building your site from the ground up, or just looking to tweak your existing site, you want to make sure you're taking advantage of everything that WordPress has to offer.

    That being said, here are the top 10 trends in WordPress website development you need to be aware of. Let’s dive in!

  • 2 years 1 month ago

    We’re extremely proud to kick-off our 2018 by accepting an array of awards in Clutch’s annual report of top firms in the United Kingdom and Canada, featuring the 374 most highly reviewed companies in these locations! Against other development leaders, we were listed as the third best Drupal developer and web developer in Canada. It’s important to note that while any company may be listed on Clutch for free, only the greatest are featured as leaders, by means of verified reviews and Clutch’s unique scoring methodology. 

  • 3 years ago

    Taking Care of Your Website Helps Cut Down Unexpected Costs Associated With Website Emergencies

    Making sure your website gets regular maintenance is kind of like of making sure your car gets regular oil changes.

    It’s much cheaper to get your oil checked (and refilled, if necessary) than having your engine blow-up at the top of a mountain pass at the start of winter  — trust me, I’ve been there.

    It’s also much less stressful.

    In website terms not maintaining your website leaves you vulnerable to the following situations:

  • 3 years 2 months ago

    In my recent guest post, I discuss why WordPress and Drupal are excellent content management system (CMS) choices for your nonprofit’s community website. Picking the right CMS is only the first step to building and nurturing a successful online community.

    As Mack Fogelson writes in The Truly Monumental Guide to Building Online Communities:

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