Customer Service to the Rescue!

There’s much to be said about the company you choose; regardless of what service(s) the company is providing you with. We’ve all had our share of good and bad experiences and the fact of the matter is that we tend to discuss the bad ones more so than the good ones. That being said, this blog post is quite the opposite. I prefer to talk about my good experiences with companies and leave the complaints between the company and I. When asked however; I will certainly express my disgust in any particular company I’ve had a poor experience with.

Today I want to talk about two items this company has to offer. Continue reading

2012 – Embed Your YouTube Channel Into Your Website

YouTube API Player - Embed YouTube Channel into your websiteOver the years it seems YouTube has made it more and more difficult, or tricky shall we say to embed your YouTube channel into your website. It used to be a simple click here and click there and you’re off to the races. Lately, it’s a little more painful. I’ve spent countless hours scouring the internet for ways to accomplish this task only to find thousands upon thousands of articles covering older methods of doing this that do not work anymore.  Continue reading

HTML Kickstart by 99 Lime – Making Design time more efficient

As a designer / developer I am always looking for ways to streamline my workflow and become more efficient as a result. In my stumbling around today I landed upon a little gem entitled Html Kickstart and thought I would share.

Html Kickstart is not for the beginner, it is for someone who has an okay to expert level of knowledge in coding out a website. You will need to have an understanding of how to add elements to a webpage in code view, how to add a CSS style to those elements and an overall vision for what you want the final product to look like. Continue reading

Designing for responsiveness | Webdesigner Depot

Designing for responsiveness | Webdesigner Depot.

A very informative blog post I came across in my daily search for web development methods, techniques and tutorials.

This post discusses how to design a responsize website for the many sizes of viewports currently available thanks to the ever growing technology.

If you have a post or website that discusses this and has anything to add to it, please share in the comments below!

Cheers!

Great Web Development Apps in the Android Marketplace

I thought I would take some time to share some of the Android Apps (sorry iPhone users, I’m a ‘droid) related to Web Development that I’ve come across and found useful. There are so many great apps in the marketplace to choose from and so I am only listing those that I have found thus far. If you know of some great apps in this category, please share! Continue reading

Purchasing a Host Gator Hosting Plan

The time has come to purchase your web hosting plan. Perhaps you’ve been referred to or read reviews and researched hosting providers yourself and have chosen Host Gator for their excellent pricing and reliability.

You’re now looking at the Host Gator hosting plans and do not know where to begin. In this article my mission is to walk you through the steps and provide guidance as to how to setup your hosting account with Host Gator. Continue reading

htaccess Redirect – Magento e-Commerce CMS

Recently I aquired a client who was in need of redirecting their home page, let’s call it

www.thisisthepage.com

to their sales page at the virtual path of:

www.thisisthepage.com/category/index/sale

They wanted to utilize an .htacess redirect to not only redirect all requests to the root of the site to the sales page, but to also mask the url so that the sales page would be presented as the homepage of the website. Continue reading

Getting Online: So What do I need to do to get online?

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Getting online doesn’t have to be a painful or daunting thing to do. It can be done rather easily in fact, however you do need to plan out your strategy.

What you’ll need to get your business online:

  1. Purpose
  2. Know your competition
  3. Content (Text / Images / Photographs)
  4. Website Design
  5. Domain Name
  6. Web Hosting Continue reading

Getting Online: Do I need a website?

Remember the days of actually reading the flyers that land in your mailbox? Or grabbing the yellow pages directory to find a service provider for whatever it is you are in need of?

Those days are growing old as the internet grows rapidly to become the number one source of information. Continue reading