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Category Archives: Web Development

Chrome to de-emphasize Flash in favor of HTML5

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

It may seem crazy, but there actually are websites out there that are still utilizing Flash to load content. We thought that Apple’s complete lack of support would cause most sites to move away from it, but apparently not. Now, with Google Chrome jumping on the bandwagon to do away with Flash, maybe we’ll see…

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Why don’t we use free or purchased WordPress themes?

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

Ah, WordPress. It’s such a powerful tool when used correctly. When used incorrectly, however, it can cause major self-destruction. Security issues, SEO problems, lack of expandability… These all can be catastrophic to your site. Security issues: WordPress is already susceptible to hacks when it’s not set up correctly: Add a common theme onto it and you…

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What are Content Management Systems?

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

When it comes to this question, the first thing we need to determine is: Who do you want to manage your content? If the answer is us, we can put together a maintenance plan for you. If the answer is you, then keep reading. Content management systems are programming on the backend of your site…

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Essential Home Page Features for Websites

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

Whether you are redesigning a website or starting a new site from scratch, these are the features you really must include on your home page. Logo/ Branding As soon as your website loads, your uses should be able to see your branding. Whether this is the logo, the color scheme or typography, users should be…

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4 Web Design Trends for 2016

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

So we’re a little late getting our design trends out there for the upcoming year – the end of 2015 / start of 2016 was crazy and we’re finally catching our breath. Check out the top 4 web design trends for 2016 we expect to become very prominent. Scrolling Gone are the days of worrying…

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A Little About User Experience Design

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

What is UX? User Experience (UX) is the way a person interacts with a digital product. In our case, the digital products we’re referring to are websites. Why Does User Experience (UX) Matter? How users interact with your website is just as important as how they think it looks. It’s possible to have a great…

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How people see your website

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

Have you ever though about what people first see when they look at your website? Look for yourself. What’s the first thing that jumps out at you? Do you like what you see? The following infographic has some great information about typical web users and what they see on a website, how long you have before…

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Our Website Project Process

This entry was posted on Monday, June 8th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

We know that developing a website can be a daunting task. That’s why we put together this little article on our website project process. We hope it gives you a heads up of what to expect if you choose to work with us on your website project and (hopefully) makes the project run as smoothly…

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How Google’s New Mobile Search Algorithm Affects You

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

On April 21st, Google rolled out it’s new search algorithm. Big deal, right? It is a big deal. A huge deal, in fact.  This new algorithm has to do with how mobile-friendly your website it. It gives preferences to responsively designed websites over non-responsive sites when rendering search results for people searching on mobile devices….

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SEO, PPC, CMS, ABCDEFG – What do they all mean?

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under SEO, Web Development.

First things first: We’re sorry. We know we throw abbreviations around like they’re going out of style. We sometimes forget that not everyone is a web marketing or web development expert. Let us make it up to you. Here’s a list of acronyms / abbreviations that we tend to use in our every day jargon,…

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