For years I always struggled to send an email via a form on a website. The several occasions where I was required to add this functionality to a website I had always resorted to using third-party services to process this on my behalf. Recently I decided to invest some time and effort into learning PHP. It was the best decision I could have made. Within a few hours I had [ Read More ]
Archive for October, 2011
For years Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay area of California, USA has been regarded as the ‘technology hub of the world’ by many. This stereotype is undoubtably enforced by the prestige lineup of tech giants that reside there, including Google, Facebook, Adobe, Intel…the list is endless. For many, this is and has always been the place where the latest gadgets, social networks and technological advances have spawned from. That [ Read More ]
As computer screens increase in resolution, more pressure is put on web and graphic designers to stay a head of the game and adapt their designs to suit a variety of possible scenarios. Gone are the days when 800 x 600 were the norm. Here is a few interesting statistics (courtesy of W3 Schools) regarding browser resolutions over the last decade: Date Higher 1024×768 800×600 640×480 Other 2011 85% 14% [ Read More ]
1. Duplicate Content Google loves originality. You can avoid duplicate content on your own site by ensuring that your non-www version redirects to your www. version (or the other way around if you prefer). If this is not the case, then google will view your website as two different versions and therefore rank your website lower. You can do this with a 301 redirect using the ‘.htaccess’ file on your [ Read More ]
If the world of social media is growing a little too fast for you to keep up, or if you just want to know more about the digital world we all now live in, this video should set a few things straight for you… A great little video with some amazing and surprising facts about social media.