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The Future Of Web Design

the future

There has been a subtle shift in web design software that has been slow, gradual and permanent shift that I have not heard anyone talk about. This is the change from stick built web sites to content management systems. I think as time goes on there will be fewer and fewer web sites made from the ground up. -> Read more

How Do You Point A Domain To Up Your Website?

Nameserver Hostnames

At your domain registrar enter the nameserver hostnames on the Domain Nameservers page. If I am hosting the site for you your nameserver hostnames ns1.dashaver.net and ns2.dashaver.net notice the periods they are important. If you are hosting your web site somewhere else you will have to get your nameserver hostnames from them. -> Read more

Backup and Migrate module working on a large old website

Backup and Migrate module (http://drupal.org/project/backup_migrate) is great for making back-ups of your website. This optional module is used to make a copy of the data of your website it does not copy the entire web site just the database, so in addition to this back-up you need to save the public_html directory. -> Read more

Seven Basic Things Necessary To Be On The First Page Of A Google Search

  1. Limit the number of keywords per page; 2 or 3 is best. Keywords or key phrases are the words searchers use to find your product.
  2. Make the page about these 2 or 3 keywords only. Provide relevant content on your page and your title should describe this content.
  3. Have an image and name it with a key phrase.

Keep Track Of What Is Said About Your Company On The Internet With Google Alerts

Google Alerts

It is a good idea to know what customers, vendors and competition are saying about your company in web sites, blogs and forums. Google can track this for you and send a notification when new information is posted. This notification can be email or in your feed reader.

To set these up go to http://www.google.com/alerts and fill in the information and make your choices.

TinyUrl

TinyUrl

TinyUrl is great for when you have to list a web site that is very long or contains many special characters. This is the URL of the books from Amazon I am waiting to receive:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/css/history/view.html/ref=ya_T1_57?ie=UTF8&ord...
This is that same URL transformed by TinyUrl: http://tinyurl.com/6zz234 -> Read more

 

 

  • 10:57 AM 17 April 2014
  • dashaver.com