Web Development Blog

Redesigning Your Website? Follow Our 17 Point Website Launch Checklist

redesigning your website

If you are in the process of redesigning your website, there are a number of things that you need to ensure are checked before you launch. If you are using a company to redesign your site, then hopefully they will be doing all of the checking and testing for you. But if you are attempting it by yourself, the following list will help you out.

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WordPress Security: Why you Should use a Website Firewall (WAF)

web applicatiion firewall

In a previous post, Keeping Your WordPress Website Secure, we discussed various options for securing your website files, databases and other WordPress related items from hackers. When our Security Services team implements a solution, we focus on adding layers of security to protect your website. One way we do this is with a website firewall (web application firewall or WAF).

In this post, we will help you understand the basics of a website firewall. We will discuss why having a web application firewall is important. Additionally, we will provide you with a list of website firewall providers you can use for your website.

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Using PDF files – Pros and Cons

PDF files: pros and cons

I have been working on a project recently where the customer has requested the use of PDF files in the content. This actually happens frequently, especially when the customer is not that web savvy. It usually also involves a lengthy discussion on the use of PDF files and the impact to the visitor.

But it has caused me to sit back and make an attempt to understand the perspective of the customer.

Using a PDF file or two is not necessarily a web design sin. In fact, there are points to defend the use of a PDF file. So I thought it might be beneficial to highlight the pros and cons of using PDF files in your website content.

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First Steps: Choosing a Domain Name

What is in a domain name

If you are rebuilding your current website, choosing a domain name may not seem as important as it is for those starting fresh. But there are some important points for consideration in either case. The domain name represents or reflects your brand; who you or your company is and in some cases the products or

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