When you create a dynamic website site with a program like WordPress, all of your content is stored in a database and pages are generated as they are requested by the server. If you’ve built your website with a program like Dreamweaver, GoLive, or FrontPage, you’ve probably built a ‘static site,’ meaning every page in the […]Read More
An App or a Mobile Website?
It’s increasingly important to make your website mobile friendly, but do you need an app, too?
The Art of Mobile Design
A mobile website looks great on small and large screens.
An App, or as the geeks say, a “Native App,” is an application that you have to download from iTunes or another store.Read More mobile web design, web design, wordpress
I have a custom WordPress design, do I dare change the theme?
I just clicked the button to purchase your wonderful course on creativeLIVE. Wow… i love that place and learn so much. I missed getting to ask a question in the chat room and thought you might answer me by email. I have a WordPress website (blog) that was “created” by a person who did design at one […]Read More customize blog appearance, themes, wordpress
What’s the best web hosting service?
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 dwcs3, dwcs4, dwcs5, dwcs6, web hosting, wordpress
Customizing WordPress Designs with Themes and Frameworks
WordPress is remarkably simple to use when it comes to adding posts and pages, but things can get tricky quickly when you want to customize the design or create complex page layouts. You can create custom WordPress designs in at least three ways: 1. Learn HTML, CSS, and at least a little PHP, and you […]Read More change how a wordpress blog looks, css, customize blog appearance, edit wordpress blog, responsive, templates, web design, website, wordpress
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.
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
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