Website design has gone to a whole new level over the past few years. There are so many things that have happened over the past decade and a half. Internet became a hit at the beginning of the 21st century. This is not to say that it was non-existent before this. Internet technology has been around for a long time now.
There are many scenarios that could lead to a lost website. Some of the most common include activities of hackers, incompatibility with new or updated software and hardware failure on the server side. Some inexperienced website owners have made the mistake of deleting their site while in the cPanel too.
All businesses, whether are small or big, should be involved in search engine optimization. With the right SEO strategy in place, any business can compete in search results with their competitors for exposure, traffic and sales.
The idea of creating re-usable styles has been around since long before the web.
DTP (Desktop Publishing Software) like Adobe InDesign, Pagemaker, CorelDraw etc. have been using styles to manage page formatting and editing despite the huge amounts of content. Even word-processors like MS-Word use styles you can create for content-features and save for reuse. Styles save time, is what we’re saying.
And it’s the same for web, especially now that CSS is here.
Google has launched the new Structured Data Dashboard in webmaster tools to help site owners get even more visibility into how Google sees our site structurally. Can it help you?
Everyone wants to be at the top. Similar to many new website owners that believed owning a website meant business would subsequently be automatic, the majority of executives and business owners purchasing SEO believe that being at the top means their business will flourish, have thousands of visitors and hundreds of new orders. They rely heavily on the inaccurate data provided by third party SEO tools, Google Adwords Keyword Research and Keyword Tracker. Think again.
I have to admit, that viewing webpages today's means viewing a whole bunch of buttons everywhere. I see a button for Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress, Linkedin , etc. While I understand that many web developers are more than happy to add these button to help spread their content, many more take adding buttons with a grain of salt. So that now that Google +1 has created their own "Facebook Like" button, should web developers, SEO, and SEM professionals start adding it to their site?
One of the key factors to creating a website that draws and engages visitors is not only to have it look aesthetically pleasing, but to ensure that it is dynamic.
A nostalgic look back at 90s web design, and a warning to anyone whose website is an accidental anachronism.
Remember the days when every PC was beige, every website had a little Netscape icon on the homepage, Geocities and Tripod hosted just about every single personal homepage, and "Google" was just a funny-sounding word?
A .htaccess file is a simple ASCII file similar to that created through text editor such as Notepad or Simple Text. Most people are confused with the naming convention for the file. The term .htaccess is not a file .htaccess or somepage.htaccess because it is the file extension simply named as such. Its widely known use is related to implementing custom error page or password protected directories.
Creating the File
I originally taught myself HTML 4.0 a few years ago, but I found it difficult to make the transition to using xHTML with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). However, due to being involved with a small website I was forced to make sense of it. In this article I will run through the practical implications of switching between the two, in other words what you will need to do to make your HTML work with stylesheets.