One area where I see a lot of confusion is web hosting. It may not always be obvious about what hosting is, or what the difference is between hosting that costs $5 per month, and hosting that costs $500 per month. in this video, I give a quick overview.
I have often seen websites that run very slowly because of images that are far too large for the web. Full-Size stock images can be several megabytes in size, and even a large image on a web page needs to be much, much smaller. In this video, I will run through a process that can […]
In this post we're going to look at using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create a button out of a simple text link, rather than using a button image. This is a great alternative for things like PayPal buttons.
It's that time of year again; time to update the copyright in the footer of your website. While the legality of a simple copyright notice may be far from iron clad, it sends a signal that you're keeping on top of your website.
] What's the Plan In this post, I will walk you through setting up a Google developer account, including billing, and getting a Google Maps API Key for your website. Once you have this setup, you can plug the key into your website and get Google maps up and running again, if it is not […]
In this post we'll take a look at a fantastic (and free) tool provided by Google to track the metrics of how your website is performing. How much traffic are you seeing? How long do visitors stay, what pages are they viewing?
As a website owner, one of the things that you dread hearing are the words, “Your site’s been hacked”. We all know that we should make cybersecurity a priority, but most small business websites feel that they’re not much of a target, since they don’t have high traffic, and don’t store sensitive financial information on […]
Content Delivery Networks In this day and age we have little patience for slow loading websites. You may look back with great nostalgia to the times when pages took minutes to load, but I assure you that you would be in the minority. At present, we generally want to see pages load in 3 seconds […]
I remember a simpler time in history when I could just take my trash out to a can outside, and not have to worry about somebody combing through it for sensitive information which they could use to steal my identity and wreak havoc in my life. Now I have to go through the extra effort […]
If you’ve been around the world of online marketing for any length of time, undoubtedly you’ve heard the term “landing page” bounce around quite a bit. This can be a little confusing, since technically a landing page just to refers to whatever page on a site that you ‘land’ on after clicking a link. It […]