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Website Trends in 2014

Posted on December 30, 2013 in Custom Web Development

The days of newspaper stands are behind us. 2014 will bring another gigantuan online shift with how people relate content to your brand and how stories are told. With content marketing being one of the most important changes for online marketers in 2014, an important facet of that will be HOW content is delivered. According to Forbes, “87% of connected device sales by 2017 will be tablets and smartphones.” Mobile content delivery is key. Mobile websites are not new, but they have[...] Continue Reading

Google Says Why You Need a Mobile Site!

Posted on June 17, 2013 in Custom Web Development

On Tuesday, June 11th, Google announced their position on mobile sites and you better listen up! Whether you have one or not, or maybe it doesn’t work well, you need to pay attention. “To improve the search experience for smartphone users and address their pain points, we plan to roll out several ranking changes in the near future that address sites that are misconfigured for smartphone users.” This quote comes from the Google Webmaster Central Blog article, and it means your[...] Continue Reading

WordPress vs Drupal: Round II

Posted on February 28, 2013 in Custom Web Development

Editor’s note: This is PART 2 of the article we previously wrote – WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal. This article is for the serious nerds, and those that want to know more about Drupal vs WordPress.  We are comparing WordPress Version 3.5+ vs Drupal’s latest version 7.x WordPress vs Drupal: Round II Welcome to this week’s nerd fight, WordPress vs. Drupal.  On one side we have WordPress, the world’s most used CMS, and the choice of designers everywhere.  On the other[...] Continue Reading

The Internet Is Adding More Domain Endings!

Posted on August 5, 2011 in Custom Web Development

On Monday in Singapore, it was decided by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that they would allow new domain endings other than the popular .com, .org, and .net! This was a historic moment in Internet history. “ICANN has opened the Internet’s naming system to unleash the global human imagination. Today’s decision respects the rights of groups to create new Top Level Domains in any language or script. We hope this allows the domain name system to[...] Continue Reading

Will ‘Make Web Not War’ Attract OS Devs?

Posted on March 14, 2011 in Custom Web Development

Source: Earth Web “Make Web Not War” sounds like a slogan that an aging ad executive would coin in a desperate attempt to sound hip to twenty-something developers — most of whom have probably never heard the original catchphrase opposing the Vietnam War. But whatever the origins of the name, Make Web Not War is the tagline for Microsoft’s strategy to encourage open source development for its applications. It has been used in the United States, England, and Europe. In[...] Continue Reading

Flash vs. HTML5: Call it a truce?

Posted on March 12, 2011 in Custom Web Development

Source: Now Toronto How much longer can we argue over computer languages? Years, it looks like. Now in year two of successive debates over Flash and HTML5 at SXSWi, there is still no clear winner. But at least there are signs of a solution. Maybe. Flash is stalwart developer language that has brought as much good to the web as bad. Video, interactivity, amazing animations, and thousands of other innovations in web that can go unnoticed are thanks to Flash.[...] Continue Reading

What is HTML5

Posted on March 11, 2011 in Custom Web Development

HTML5 is the next major revision of the Hypertext Markup Language, which forms the backbone of every site on the World Wide Web.  Currently under development, its immediate predecessors are HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.1.  HTML5 adds new features that bring high levels of interactivity and media integration to websites that were previously only possible through browser plugins like Flash, Silverlight or Java.  Today’s modern browsers supporting HTML5 can render feature-rich websites without the need of these intrusive and processor-intensive[...] Continue Reading

Mozilla launches ‘open’ web app platform

Posted on March 9, 2011 in Custom Web Development

Source: Wired Mozilla is fighting against the notion of closed platforms and device-specific app stores with its “Open Web Applications” platform which launched this week. The browser builder has opened a demo showcase for apps and released documentation and SDKs for budding developers. It’s not just for Firefox though: because the apps run on ubiquitous and open standard technologies like HTML5, CSS and Javascript, you’ll be able to use them on pretty much any browser, operating system or even mobile[...] Continue Reading

Google’s ‘Farmer’ Algorithm, What’s New?

Posted on March 8, 2011 in Custom Web Development

Source: Practical Ecommerce A massive change to Google’s search engine ranking algorithm has recently improved query results, while having a negative effect on businesses that had been “gaming” the system or reusing others’ content. The so-called “Farmer” algorithm update went into effect in late February and affected some 11.8 percent of Google search queries in the United States. Weeding Out Bad SEO Tactics Google actually makes about 500 changes to its search-results ranking algorithm — the step-by-step instructions its computers[...] Continue Reading

Benefits of Magento E-Commerce Platform

Posted on October 15, 2008 in Custom Web Development

Source: Ezine Articles In this cut-throat competition of the online business, your sophisticated and developing business deserves the best. Magento, being robust, scalable, rich in features and user friendly, is totally a new generation PHP based open source e-commerce solution. The web designing and development industry is flooded with e-commerce applications. However, there is no denying fact that Magento is the answer for all your needs. There are some of the marked benefits that have been enlisted below to avail[...] Continue Reading