Before the world can see your Web site, you have to publish it on the world wide web. Although you can run your own web server, most people sign up with a web hosting service. Essentially, you rent server space from a web host for a monthly or annual fee, ranging from as little as […]Read More
Creating Responsive Designs with CSS Media Queries
Responsive web design is a great way to create website that work on small and large screen sizes. Responsive design involves creating one HTML page and then designing multiple style sheets to change the display based on the size of the screen where the page is viewed. This article reviews how to use media queries to target style sheets based in the width of the browser window.
Creating websites with Dreamweaver HTML templates (.dwt)
Templates come in many shapes and styles on the web. You can find templates for Adobe Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, WordPress blogs and more on the web, but not all templates work in all programs. This column is about creating Templates with the .dwt extension – a step that saves time when creating custom sites in […]Read More dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, templates
What’s the difference between a website & blog?
Dreamweaver vs WordPress
You might be surprised how many people are confused about the difference between a website and a blog, and how complicated it is to answer the question about which one is better…
Essentially, a blog (short for web log) is just a special kind of web site. Blogs are designed to make it easy for anyone to post text and images to the Internet (even if you don’t know HTML, the language of web design).Read More dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, web design, wordpress
Creating the Ultimate Mobile Contact Page
To help you accomplish the most important goal in most mobile designs, you want to make sure it’s… … easy to dial a phone number. (It is a phone after all.) The Apple iOS automatically recognizes phone numbers and makes them clickable (or should we say, ‘touchable’ links). When a user touches the link, a […]Read More dwcs5, dwcs6, mobile web design
Create an Online Survey with SurveyMonkey
Want to know what your visitors really think? What do they want to learn more about? Ask them. Online surveys are a great to way to gauge the experience of your audience and to invite reviews. You can also use online surveys as planning tools to poll your audience about how and where they might […]Read More dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, expression-web, wordpress
How to Add a Favicon Image to Your Web Site
Have you ever wondered how some sites add those little custom graphics to the very top of the browser in the address bar next to the URL? Google adds a capital G, Adobe adds their A logo, we include the swoosh from our logo, and you can add any image to your site, too. Creating […]Read More browsers, dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, expression-web, web design, wordpress
Tracking web traffic: Google Analytics vs other traffic counters
Here are three traffic reporting services you can use on any web site. Get all the details with Google Analytics www.google.com/analytics Google Analytics is one of the best traffic counters on the web — and it’s free! You just add a little snippet of code to your Web pages, and Google tracsk your visitors, creating […]Read More dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, web design, wordpress
Review: What’s the Best Way to Add eCommerce Or a Shopping Cart to a Website?
When adding shopping carts and other eCommerce services to your site, you can choose from many options. Familiar brands, such as PayPal and Google, have made major efforts to migrate their online commerce technology to the mobile platform. And a crop of new companies are emerging, with dedicated mobile services that include everything from m-commerce […]Read More dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, ecommerce, mobile web design, web design, wordpress
How to Test a Website in Different Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome
It’s a shocking scenario: You create a page design that looks just perfect in your favorite web browser on your own computer. You publish it on the Internet and tell all your friends. And the next thing you know, your cousin in Iowa and your friends in Brazil are telling you that it looks terrible, […]Read More browsers, cms, dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, web design, web hosting, wordpress