Content management systems make web design easy

Content management systems make web design easy

Creating a website from scratch using HTML and CSS coding is all good and well for the experts or those people that have time, but for newbies to the web design world or people without a lot of time, a content management system (CMS) can make a huge difference. A CMS is a programme that helps you create, organise, store and link all the elements (pictures, pages, sounds, etc) of a website – without having to fiddle with any actual coding. Free CMS are available on

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The difference between web design and web development

The difference between web design and web development

The job roles of a web designer and developer are very different, but it often happens that companies expect the one or the other to perform jobs that don’t really fall into their specific set of skills. Many graphic designers have a good working knowledge of HTML and some web developers may be able to use various graphic design programs, but this doesn’t mean that they can (or should be expected to) switch between these domains with ease. Problems can start to

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Haifa Limestone launches new website with WSI

Haifa Limestone launches new website with WSI

My good friends Eli & Wendy Biksen from Jupiter, Florida, have just launched a new website for Haifa Limestone and I had the pleasure of brain storming with them on the development of this new website in the limestone industry. The first thing we did was to conduct a competitor analysis on the major the Limestone suppliers in the United States. If you are going to build a new website then you may as well do it right and plan your strategy upfront for the keyword

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Slicing images in Photoshop

Image slicing can be used for website design, graphic user interfaces or just getting one big image and splitting it into a bunch of smaller images. This technique will work for Photoshop CS1, CS2, CS3 and CS4. For this example, we are going to be splitting a menu bar (which is usually found at the top of the website) into separate image files: Go to File, New or pres Control + N Select 700 width and 40 Height Add a gradient overlay for a background. This is your b

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Managing your website – SEO tips

Okay, so now you simply have the hottest website on the block but for some reason or another, sales are the same – no movement and hardly any traffic diverted to your fantastic new website. So what’s the deal? Your logo is fabulous, your content is great, your headings are captivating, yet your traffic is nothing to write home about, so to say. The reason why you are falling short is that it is not good enough to have a knockout website, but it is also important

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