Moving Web Hosts – What you need to know!

Recently I was helping a client move from one host to another. After going through this experience a couple of times with various clients, I thought I would write down my experiences so one might know the steps to move a site from one hosting company to another. You will need to get copies of your existing files. This is best done my getting them from your existing host. This may be done via FTP. In some cases you can download the files from the site, but more modern sites will run Content … [Read more...]

Google Using Page Speed as a Ranking Factor in Search Results

Google announced this week that the speed of a page is now being considered as part of how they rank pages on a web site.  This has some people happy, others scrambling. There are a couple of things which need to be considered with this news. Google uses over 200 factors to "grade" a site, determining where it should be placed in the search engine rankings. Adding 1 additional factor, unless it is a large factor should have little effect on the search results. "All things being equal I … [Read more...]

Any Occasion Photography

The site was designed to show potential customers the different types of photography that Any Occasion Photography shoots, as well as generate leads from the interest it would create. Therefore, potential customers are shown the different types of photography services they provide, as well as photography samples. The Photo Galleries are all dynamically generated, so the site owner only has to upload the files into the correct folder. Thumbnails and larger images are dynamically … [Read more...]

Monks Get Broadband

Image via Wikipedia "Patience is one of the characteristics of monastic life, but even the patience of the brothers was being tested by our slow Internet." FATHER DANIEL VAN SANTVOORT, Cistercian monk, on his Welsh island community's decision to get broadband. Source I've written several times about the need to have an efficient website, which can run fast enough for everyone to use. However, I guess some people didn't get the message, and have caused the Monks to run out of … [Read more...]