When starting a new website project, one of the most important early steps is to identify the star of the show. What will take center stage on your site? Will it be products, people, or a brand? In many cases, it’s content – things like articles, images, videos, blogs, and interactive features. A good example of a content-friendly web solution is … Continue reading Constructing a Content-Friendly Web Solution
With a 59.4% market share and growing, it is undeniable that WordPress CMS is the world’s most-used content management system for creating websites today. In fact, W3Techs (a company that tracks technology usage) reported in March of 2016 that 26.4% of all the websites in the world are now powered by WordPress, with 500 new sites being created on WordPress … Continue reading Is WordPress Right for Your Site?
The end of an era has come; a browser era that is. To the delight of long-suffering web developers everywhere, Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on older versions of Internet Explorer. Fear not, faithful IE users! The browser itself isn’t going anywhere, but as of January 12, 2016, Microsoft no longer offers security updates or tech support … Continue reading Navigating the End of Internet Explorer Support
Blayzer recently completed a major upgrade of our website hosting platform to the latest and greatest technology – our very own virtual private cloud! Here’s what that means for our current and future web, mobile, DNS and email hosting clients.
Having a website is a great start, but it’s just the bare minimum. Think of it as the “15 pieces of flair” of the digital marketing world. “We need to talk about your flair.” Video Clip from Office Space (1999, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) To effectively compete online today, you need to dig deeper. Here are … Continue reading We Need to Talk About Your Website Flair
That janky old website will soon be hurting more than just your business’s pride. An important algorithm change is coming to Google this month that will affect how your site ranks in up to 30% of searches. Is your online strategy ready for this MAJOR update?
The Blayzer team has been working with Hogan Trucking, a local St. Louis based trucking and transportation company, to design a new website. We are excited to announce that the site is now live!
When you set out to build a digital solution — be it a website, some software, an online application, or a mobile app – your journey will begin with a deluge of decisions. Some of these will be simple, or even fun to make. Others involve making weighty choices that will drastically impact wide-reaching aspects of … Continue reading Open Source vs. Closed Source Website Options
In the past few month one of our graphic designers at Blayzer has taken on the task of improving her front end programming skills, focused on HTML and CSS. We talked with Liz about her experiences as she delved into programming. During our discussion, Liz shared some tips for other designers interested in learning more … Continue reading Learning to Program from a Designer’s Perspective