Tag: Web Design

10 Jul

How Do I Build An Effective Landing Page?

Stephanie H Web Design & Development Tags: , 0 Comments

 

First of all, let’s define a landing page. The simplest way to describe a landing page is that it’s a webpage that you visit or in other words ‘land’ on. You can land on this page by clicking a link or on an advertisement. A landing page can be an effective tool in marketing and advertising for your business.

 

What is the purpose of a landing page?

There are several purposes for building an effective landing page for your business or website that include marketing and advertising for your business. The main reason most people create more landing pages is to increase their conversion rate. In marketing, conversion is to get a percentage of people to do a desired action. When we are talking about landing pages, the desired action may be to:

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07 Oct

4 Things Everyone Should Know about Softaculous

Stephanie H Hosting, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , , 0 Comments

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Introduction

Softaculous is the leading auto-installer application for servers with Cpanel. With more than 215 scripts available, the company continues to add more each day in order to cover all of their customers’ needs. With so many categories to choose from, you can find just about anything you can imagine to make your website more powerful. That’s because with softaculous, there’s something for everyone. There are applications to manage customer service, blogs, projects, and so much more! This application has been known to considerably reduce the time spent on monotonous tasks in just a few clicks and with no technical knowledge whatsoever.

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04 Sep

How HTML and CSS Work

Stephanie H Web Design & Development Tags: , 0 Comments

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Websites are built using lines upon lines of code.  It can be as simple or complex as the developer chooses to make it, but the code, at the end of the day, is really only a bunch of text.  But, when you look at a website as an end user, you don’t see all that code. What you see is a collection of carefully-arranged text, images, video, interactive fields, and more. Do you ever stop to wonder how a website goes from dull pages with nothing but these ongoing lines of code to the finished product that appears live on the web?  The framework upon which the web is HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and CSS (cascading style sheets).

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27 Aug

What Is Responsive Web Design?

Courtney A Web Design & Development Tags: , , 0 Comments

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More people are accessing the internet than ever before. Many of them are doing so using multiple devices. In 2014, comScore published a study highlighting that mobile internet use had surpassed desktop use. Mobile users are now using their devices to do everything from accessing the internet and checking email to making purchases. There is no denying how far mobile technology has come and how commonplace its use is.

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11 Jun

Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress Dashboard

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , 0 Comments

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At HostandStore, we’re huge fans of WordPress. In fact, we strongly advocate moving your site to WordPress. Today we will help you get started using this fantastic CMS yourself. We created this post to serve as a beginner’s guide to getting started with the WordPress dashboard. We hope you will use this guide as a resource to familiarize yourself with the platform so that you can become comfortable enough to start using it for your own site!

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27 May

14 Reasons to Move Your Site to WordPress

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization, Security, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

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If you aren’t using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to manage your website, you should be. WordPress is incredibly easy to use, offers all the tools you need, and best of all, is an open source platform. You read that correctly. The world’s most popular CMS platform is free to use! If you aren’t using WordPress to manage your site, here are 14 reasons you need to make the switch today.

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11 Dec

What Does “Open-Source” Mean?

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Hosting, Security, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

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This is what you see when you Google “what is open-source?”

What Do We Think Open-Source Means?

This is a perfectly fine definition for explaining open-source software, but it is fairly vague. There is more to open-source than many people realize.

To be able to call your software open source, there are several requirements. Here is a list of some of the most important ones.

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