ꜛCustom Web Design : Slabmedia : Boston, MA:
enSlabmedia creates custom designed, easy and intuitive website using our own Slab web system to allow you to easily edit all the content on your site.HimalaSalt
...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/HimalaSaltTue, 02 Feb 2016 14:36:43 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for himalasalt.com
Client has existing Slab site and Pinnacle Cart on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-himalasaltcomWed, 03 Feb 2016 14:34:50 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for walterbeasley.com
Client has an existing Slab site at the referened domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-walterbeasleycomTue, 02 Feb 2016 14:27:53 ESTWebsite Redesign
Redesign full width responsive site for Mark ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2552Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:06:30 ESTCanner Law
...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2526Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:13:20 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for markerelli.com
Client has an existing Slab site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-markerellicomThu, 28 Jan 2016 17:14:47 ESTWeb Design and Identity Branding Services for crifoundation.org
Client has an existing placeholder site at the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Identity-Branding-Services-for-crifoundationorgSat, 16 Jan 2016 11:20:39 ESTWebsite Design
Website for Walter Dixon Voice Over Artist ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-Design-Walter-DixonFri, 29 Jan 2016 10:44:18 ESTWebsite Redesign
...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Billy-Jonas-Band-Site-RedesignTue, 26 Jan 2016 18:06:53 ESTThough the weather outside is balmy...
We reflect on the passing year and look forward to the new one.Wishing you all the best this holiday season.- the folks at Slab. ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Though-the-weather-outside-is-balmyTue, 22 Dec 2015 13:52:01 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for soundbitesrestaurant.com
Client has an existing placeholder site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundbitesrestaurantcomThu, 17 Dec 2015 11:59:29 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for shoppersworld.com
Client has an existing WordPress site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-shoppersworldcomWed, 16 Dec 2015 14:46:43 ESTWebsite Redesign
3 main categoriesbooksspeakingmediawon newbury awardwell known for speaking in school communitynot well known yet for big keynote speeches at highschools & univ book kwame, kwame in the media.main action items: abovebook kwame - special form -> goes ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Kwame-Alexander-Website-RedesignTue, 26 Jan 2016 18:06:27 ESTWebsite design
New website for new business. ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-design-for-thebestrmcomWed, 27 Jan 2016 13:24:01 ESTNew Design for Billy Jonas dot com
Billy has a site on Slab that needs a redesign ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2401Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:13:47 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Video, Videmus, Vident: How to use Video to create a better User Experience
With the growing competition to getting better SEO results, more and more businesses are turning to professionally created video to grab and convert your visitors. Google now values professional video as part of your overall user experience strategy. To this ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Video-Videmus-VidentMon, 07 Dec 2015 15:47:17 ESTSlab web proposal for bestriskmanagement.com
Client currently does not have a website. She is looking to create one for her new business. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slab-web-proposal-for-bestriskmanagementcomThu, 10 Dec 2015 17:22:13 ESTWordPress Site
new wordpress site for SAV ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/SAV-WordPress-SiteThu, 28 Jan 2016 13:08:00 ESTNow
We are very excited to be working on Slab 3.0 - the newest version of our 13 year old websystem. This is a ground up build where we are taking into account all aspects of the programming and experience. Whereas we have had good luck with the UI and UX, we ...http://slabmedia.com/now/f/c/2384Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:35:26 ESTWebsite Design RESTART
Started in summer, stalled via slow communication, relaunched via Tomon. WordPress ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2516Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:00:45 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for soundandvisionmedia.com
Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2397Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:54:29 ESTWeb Design and Development Invoice for soundandvisionmedia.com
Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Invoice-for-soundandvisionmediacom-2396Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:55:34 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for soundandvisionmedia.com
Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundandvisionmediacomFri, 27 Nov 2015 16:53:47 ESTFall Newsletter from Slabmedia
Hello fellow Slabsters,Greetings from Slabmedia HQ. We've made several exciting changes to the look and feel of our Slab software we'd like to share with you, and there a few technology industry changes you should know about as you consider ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Fall-Newsletter-from-SlabmediaTue, 17 Nov 2015 14:48:10 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for Limestone Boat Club
Client has an existing site hosted on weebly.com. http://limestoneboatclub.weebly.com/ ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-Limestone-Boat-ClubMon, 09 Nov 2015 08:46:29 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for kwamealexander.com
Client has an existing Slab site on the referenced domain. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-kwamealexandercomThu, 05 Nov 2015 17:30:02 ESTWebsite Design
Design of new site for swedish blue designs ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2479Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:19:36 ESTMItobridge Website design and build - remaining balance
...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-build--Corrected-Thursday-October-1-2015Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:31:01 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for hurleyroofing.net
Client owns the domain. There is no website currently hosted there. We have found an archive of the site via the internet archive project. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-hurleyroofingnetFri, 30 Oct 2015 11:51:51 ESTWebsite design
New site creation ...http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-designTue, 02 Feb 2016 14:47:26 ESTFinal invoice for CannerLaw website build + service cost
...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-invoice-for-CannerLaw-website-build---service-costTue, 29 Sep 2015 18:16:47 ESTFinal Invoice for BayStateit.com
...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-Invoice-for-BayStateitcomTue, 29 Sep 2015 13:35:23 ESTMItobridge Website design and build - Corrected Thursday, October 1, 2015
...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2370Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:52:25 ESTMItobridge Website design and build - Corrected Thursday, October 1, 2015
...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-buildThu, 01 Oct 2015 16:53:57 ESTSlabmedia website proposal for Symphony Court V.2
Client has a site set up for existing building via Slab. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-website-proposal-for-Symphony-Court-V2Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:34:40 ESTSlabmedia proposal for FreightFrog
FreightFrog has a site with HubSpot that doesn't provide them with the flexibility of design and programming they need to grow. Additionally, they have a widget custom coded that is included in an iframe from an external source that prevents them ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-proposal-for-FreightFrogThu, 17 Sep 2015 09:00:07 ESTWeb Design and Development Services for mainframephotographics.com
Client has an existing site with Slabmedia at infinityportraitdesign.com and desires to create a new site at mainframephotographics.com. The domain currently points to a placeholder page pending full site development. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-mainframephotographicscomWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:39:52 ESTUrban Paw Print Responsive/Mobile Design
Client has an existing site at the referenced domain. The site is not mobile-ready. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/ResponsiveMobile-DesignTue, 27 Oct 2015 13:51:53 ESTBrian Harris new site proposal by Slabmedia
Brian has a website for his photography but needs one for his artwork. ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Brian-Harris-new-site-proposal-by-SlabmediaMon, 31 Aug 2015 12:47:18 ESTInvoice to SAM-nyc for Site upgrade, update and product addition
SAM-nyc has a shop managed by Slabmedia ...http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Invoice-to-SAMnyc-for-Site-upgrade-update-and-product-additionSat, 29 Aug 2015 13:51:53 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Using Stock Photos? Here's What You Need to Know First
If you listen to experts on website design, they'll likely tell you about the value that great content provides to your visitors. And part of that conversation will be a discussion of great artwork. In some cases, the photos (and other graphics) with ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Using-Stock-Photos-Heres-What-You-Need-to-Know-FirstThu, 04 Dec 2014 10:34:29 ESTarticles: Thoughts: How to Drive External-Video Viewers to Your Landing Page
Creating immediate and compelling arguments for your brand is one of the key values of video. Getting that content in front of millions of potential viewers is another.Some 1 billion viewers click their way through YouTube's offerings, each month. ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/How-to-Drive-ExternalVideo-Viewers-to-Your-Landing-PageMon, 22 Sep 2014 17:43:20 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Photos Matter: 7 Tips for Sharper Website Images and Design
Marketers spend a lot of time talking about content as a kind of end result — meaning the whole of the story that's being told, the message that a brand delivers. Within that end product, however, in every example of compelling content, there are ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Photos-Matter-7-Tips-for-Sharper-WebSite-Images-and-DesignTue, 09 Sep 2014 11:22:44 ESTarticles: Thoughts: So, What is a Responsive Website, Anyway? (Good Design, and Why You Should Care)
Whether you're an artist or an artisan, a small-business entrepreneur or a self-employed writer, you've likely heard what is by now an adage: make your website mobile-friendly.The reason for prioritizing mobile is clear: according to TechCrunch, ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/What-is-a-Responsive-WebsiteSat, 23 Aug 2014 17:17:23 ESTAugust Newsletter from Slab - Image cropping available for version 2.3.4!
Hi Slab friends,A quick note to let you know that image cropping is now available for image uploads using Slab version 2.3.4.Version 2.3.4 is a major upgrade and contains many recent upgrades you may find enticing. This upgrade available for a one time fee ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/August-Newsletter-from-Slab--Image-cropping-available-for-version-234Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:48:58 ESTarticles: Thoughts: The Right Message: Craft Your Company's E-mail Campaign (and Keep It on Track)
You're in the businesses of reaching out to customers, and a well-run e-mail campaign allows you, the owner, to interact in a personal way with your consumer base. What's more, you can almost always anticipate a positive reception, when it ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Craft-Your-Companys-Email-CampaignWed, 13 Aug 2014 12:09:20 ESTarticles: Thoughts: A Q&A with the Author of 7 Essential Elements of Effective Websites
Your online presence is an expression of your identity — it's a tangible representation of your business, your goals, and your value to the visitors that find you. Now, after 20 years and some 30,000 hours of design and coding, Jim Infantino, founder ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/QA-with-author-7-Essential-Elements-of-Effective-WebsitesWed, 13 Aug 2014 18:23:23 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Response Rules: 5 Ways Your Business Can React Properly to Social-Media Comments
When it comes to negative feedback online, small businesses don't have to experience a Robin-Thicke level Twitter debacle to grasp the power of the socialmedia critic. Even a single negative comment can be a big deal.And while most SMBs never have ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/React-Properly-to-SocialMedia-CommentsMon, 14 Jul 2014 10:35:22 ESTarticles: Thoughts: SMBs and the Social Equation: Which SocialMedia Sites Work Best for Businesses?
There's little question that small-business owners understand the power of social media and its importance to their bottom line. As of 2013, some 92% of polled SMBs (Small - Medium Businesses) said their social profiles were effective tools for their ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Which-SocialMedia-Sites-Work-Best-for-BusinessesFri, 11 Jul 2014 12:39:06 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Retrocraft Design: Crafting a Custom E-Commerce Solution
Here's the problem, when you're an up-and-coming seller of uniquely restored classic and mid-century furniture: you have this incredible inventory but it's incredibly difficult to ship. Still, you still want your web-savvy clientele ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Retrocraft-Design-Crafting-a-Custom-ECommerce-SolutionThu, 19 Jun 2014 12:28:12 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Your Internet, Your Moment: Sending a Message about Net Neutrality to the FCC
The United States has come to a critical point regarding how the Internet works, as the Federal Communications Commission has opened a public-comment period surrounding the very nature of the way users access and experience the web.One version of the future: ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Your-Internet-Your-Moment-Sending-a-Message-about-Net-Neutrality-to-the-FCCMon, 09 Jun 2014 10:05:31 ESTlearn: Editing Your Content: Video Demo
This video should answer most of your questions regarding editing and adding content on Slab. Click the link below. ...http://slabmedia.com/about/Video-DemoWed, 12 Nov 2014 11:34:08 ESTNew Slab Newsletter
Hello from Slab! A better way to send Newsletters from your Slab site.We are pleased to announce the launch of our new newsletter engine. Slab newsletter 2.0 includes:support for multiple imagesnewsletter read trackingnewsletter backlink trackingon-site storage ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/untitled-2135Wed, 28 May 2014 17:42:07 ESTarticles: Thoughts: The Redesign-Revenue Link: Charting a Path to Better Websites (and More Money)
If you follow the evolving arc of web-design ideas, you'll likely have already heard of conversion-boosting overhauls that include more calls to action, pre-rollout testing, and mobile optimization for tablet and smartphone users.But does all of this ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Charting-a-Path-to-Better-Websites-and-More-MoneyMon, 11 Aug 2014 13:42:37 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Feeding Your Audience: Pacing and Sustaining Your Artist's Website
For artists and creative professionals, keeping your home on the web fresh, dynamic, and engaging often takes a backseat to the work and craft of the art at hand. Perhaps that's as it should be, most of the time. But the nature of the well-made and ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Feeding-Your-AudienceMon, 16 Mar 2015 14:21:16 ESTlearn: Domain Names: What is the difference between Web Hosting and Domain Registration?
Your domain name is simply the text in the url between the http://www. and the end of the .com or .org or .net or whatever ends it. You register the domain name at a registrar like networksolutions.com or pairnic.com or wherever you want (we recommend one ...http://slabmedia.com/about/Domain-NamesWed, 30 Apr 2014 11:39:44 ESTa New Entry to Test the Newsletter
Tea is an infusion made by steeping processed leaves, buds, or twigs of the tea bush, Camellia sinensis, in hot water for several minutes. The processing can include oxidation, heating, drying, and the addition of other herbs, flowers, spices, and fruits. ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/a-New-Entry-to-Test-the-NewsletterMon, 28 Apr 2014 12:06:11 ESTImportant Correction to Heartbleed email notification & theBig2Do announcement.
Hi Slabifiers and Slabulators,Yesterday I sent out my explication of the Heartbleed exploit. In my haste to get it out, I sent you the wrong incoming mail server setting. Very sorry about that. bigslab.pairserver.com should have read bigslab.mail.pairserver.com ...http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Important-Correction-to-Heartbleed-email-notification--theBig2Do-announcementFri, 31 Oct 2014 01:57:49 ESTarticles: News: Heartbleed leaves our Servers alone BUT this is what you need to know.
This past weekend, the Heartbleed exploit hit the news. It was and still is, a big bad story. The exploit is difficult to understand, but it is widespread and even if our servers were not affected, it's important you know what happened and what you ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/HeartbleedThu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:42 ESTarticles: News: Slab's newest creation: theBig2do is now live and available for beta testers.
What's the Big 2 Do? We built this web-app at Slab to help create a list of our to do items that would place the most important at the top based on a few key determining factors:payoff: what the task will pay in actual money.deadline: when the task ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/big2do-launchWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:48:44 ESTlearn: Help with email: iPhone/iPad Email Walkthrough (iOS 7/8)
1) On your iOS device, go to “Settings”—> “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”. 2) In the “Accounts” section, click “Add Account”. 4) Click "Other" 5) Click “Add Mail Account”. 6) In “Name” type your name, in “Email” type your full ...http://slabmedia.com/about/iPhoneiPad-Email-Walkthrough-iOS-7Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:34:08 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Landing Pages: Winning Designs Help Earn Conversions
Though mobile usage is on the rise, traditional websites are still a giant part of the immediate future when it comes to how users interact with businesses. Seventy-two percent of site traffic still comes from non-mobile devices, according to Monetate's ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Landing-Pages-Winning-Designs-Help-Earn-ConversionsFri, 11 Apr 2014 10:13:02 ESTarticles: News: Slab partners with Knittlr.com! The new slow wave in Social Networking
Slabmedia is proud to annouce a partnership with the new Slow Social Network Knittlr.com!You may have heard of the slow food movement. Now it's happening in social networking! Sending messages with knittlr is as easy as 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,....9472!Spend ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/knittlr-partnershipFri, 04 Apr 2014 14:32:37 ESTlearn: General Information: Hosting on another server
Hosting is currently part of the service plan for all Slab sites. Our service plan includes regular updates & improvements, and access to customer service via phone or email.If you want to license our system, we can arrange that for you for a fee. ...http://slabmedia.com/about/hosting-on-another-serverThu, 20 Mar 2014 08:48:16 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Why we believe in Custom Design.
The following is an excerpt from my upcoming eBook "Seven Essential Elements of Effective Websites"There are most likely, almost a million templates for different web platforms out there. A template is a pre-created web design that can be applied to a platform, ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Why-we-believe-in-Custom-DesignThu, 20 Mar 2014 12:14:16 ESTlearn: General Information: What is a "managed system"?
We commonly refer to the Slab CMS as a "managed" solution. What do we mean by that? And what advantages does a managed system have over an unmanaged one?Being "managed" means our system is integrated, centrally administred and overseen, and secure.Many content ...http://slabmedia.com/about/what-is-a-managed-systemThu, 20 Mar 2014 08:44:18 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Content is still Queen. Long Live Content.
When you are considering a new website for your business, it is important to think like a visitor. What are they looking for? What do they need to know about you? What DON'T they need to know about you? As obvious as this seems, creating your site ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Building-your-site-from-the-outside-inTue, 01 Apr 2014 19:40:31 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Check your Domain Name!
Your domain name is the key to being found on the web. Slabmedia hosts the files for your web site itself, but we do not control your domain name. To keep your site accessible on the web, it is important to maintain your domain name account registration records. ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Check-your-Domain-NameTue, 01 Apr 2014 19:41:39 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien (the perfect is the enemy of the good)
In webdesign as in many things, the perfect is the enemy of the good. Just like trying to throw a shot put perfectly or not at all, or not playing golf until you can hit a hole in one on the first try is almost certainly not going to yield positive results, ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/perfect-is-the-enemy-of-the-goodTue, 01 Apr 2014 19:42:48 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Who owns your stuff? We are all indie bands now.
Back in 1999 when the digital millennium copyright act was being drafted, I was a encouraged by the service "napster" and how it was growing our fan base by allowing people to freely exchange, and more importantly share opinions about our music on line. At ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/who_owns_your_stuff_we_are_all_indie_bands_now_1726Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:34:27 ESTarticles: News: Slabmedia update on Web Browser Java Plug-in Virus
This past weekend, you may have heard a news item about a web browser exploit that uses the Java plugin of your browser to download an application to log your keystrokes or steal your contacts, or wipe your hard drive or really anything it wants to. First ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Slabmedia-update-on-Web-Browser-Java-Plugin-VirusFri, 04 Apr 2014 14:47:32 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Crowdsourcing & Design, not NEW, not HIP, not ETHICAL, not SMART.
Recently, I've been made aware of some designs coming from sites set up to crowdsource tasks that would otherwise be done by a professional.
Crowdsourcing is essentially outsourcing to distributed groups of people, tasks that would have been done ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1651Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:14:59 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Another word about email and security.
Does your password consist of any word found in any dictionary? Does it contain important dates or numbers in your life such as the birth of your child or parts of your social security number? How about a famous quote or song lyric? Did you set your password ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/Another-word-about-email-and-securityWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:37:09 ESTarticles: Thoughts: My thank you to Steve Jobs
Our company runs on Apple. Our servers don't, but all of the machines in our office are Macs. There is just no way that I could have created this web system without Apple, not because of specs, or programs. All the programs I work in could just as ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1447Thu, 06 Oct 2011 18:11:28 ESTarticles: Thoughts: What if there were an alternative to Bing and Google? One that respected your privacy?
What if indeed? Turns out there are. There is a growing desire for a simple search engine that only does the job of searching, not profiling you for various marketeers. A good example is duckduckgo.com. The searches are simple, accurate, no nonsense, and there's ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1369Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:17:06 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Filter Bubbles on the internet and why you should care.
Not so long ago, I noticed that on my facebook account, I was only really seeing posts on my wall from a few of the 1000+ friends I currently have. I had recently had an educational and rational discussion with someone with whom I disagree on political matters, ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1345Mon, 16 May 2011 10:12:11 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Interesting Article on Web Design Mistakes
If you’re a small business owner, your website is the central hub of your company, and it’s a pivotal part of your marketing and branding.
Potential customers visit your site specifically for its content, meaning its appearance and usability are critical ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1326Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:05:47 ESTarticles: Thoughts: New SLAB500 module: tMail™
Watching the new trends in communication is important to us here at SLABmedia. We scrutinize each one we see, to catch which we can use to enhance our web-interface. This one is really exciting.
tMail™ - is a web-application, input device & module ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1312Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:31:01 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Password Security
Ask most people where they should be sure to use a strong password (see below) they will say "online banking", or maybe "ecommerce shop account" Very few will say: "my email account."
STRONG PASSWORD INGREDIENTS
8 or more characters
upper and lower ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1307Wed, 09 Mar 2011 08:48:56 ESTarticles: Thoughts: of Restaurants & Websites
What is it about a restaurant that, unlike a plumbing company or a hairdresser, inspires the commissioning of websites that are so unhelpful?
Many of us have had the same experience: we are out and about, and trying to get some information about a place ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1305Wed, 02 Mar 2011 20:43:59 ESTarticles: Thoughts: A huge variety of web-safe fonts - OTF?! ... I mean WOFF!!
Ask any web designer about their deepest secret wish, as they drift off to their neatly kerned slumber, and most will say:
"I dream of seeing Franklin Gothic, Helvetica Neue, Cochin, Frutiger, even DIN Mittelschrift, all as web-safe fonts!!!"
Well, their ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1293Tue, 08 Feb 2011 13:23:49 ESTlearn: Domain Names: How do you claim a domain name?
The trick to acquiring the domain name you want is to use a trusted registrar to (a) find out if it is available, and (b) to register it for yourself.
It is important to use a legitimate registrar, such as pairnic.com, so that you don't inadvertently ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Domain-Names/1246Fri, 13 Aug 2010 14:01:55 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Designing a logo should be cheap and quick, right?
Here is a great article about why the creation of logos tends to be quite expensive. If you ever wondered what goes in to making a logo, or have interest in the logo design process, check this out: ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1205Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:35:59 ESTlearn: Web Related Issues: What is 'Google Analytics'?
Google Analytics is a free program that gives you ample data about your website traffic. It provides tools to track and view various kinds of information about who is looking at your site. Powered by Google, the program is designed to help you "write better-targeted ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Web-Related-Issues/1207Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:25:49 ESTarticles: Thoughts: The problem with portals
Wikipedia: "A web portal presents information from diverse sources in a unified way."
Lately, probably because of the proliferation of social networking sites such as facebook, myspace, twitter etc, we are seeing more and more sites start ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1146Wed, 04 Nov 2009 10:03:17 ESTarticles: Thoughts: The history of modern web browsers
I ran across this graphic at Digg - and thought it would be a great way to display the browser considerations we use when designing a website. You will notice that before 2 years ago, the browser market was seriously dominated by IE 6 and before that, IE5, ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1127Wed, 04 Nov 2009 10:03:53 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Our 2¢ on Google, search engine optimization and searchability
Before Google, search engines checked hidden text on websites (such as -keywords-) to get search results. Unfortunately, web developers tended to overfill these keywords to mislead search engines, and drive up site traffic.
When Google started, they changed ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/986Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:17:44 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Network Neutrality by L. Lessig
A very informative address given to the FCC from Stamford. Well worth a watch. ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/787Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:03:47 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Net Neutrality - what it is and why it matters.
There has been a great deal of obfuscation regarding Net Neutrality. Most of what we hear about it is provided in misleading ads by broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon who have a vested interest in how it turns out. What it comes down to is this:
Net ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/772Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:45:43 ESTlearn: Editing Your Content: Creating a Categories, Galleries, Families or Sections
To create a new category, add a new entry (like a photo or a news item) by logging in and clicking the new button on the page you want the item to be and then add a category name to the create category field. To delete a category, either delete all entries ...http://slabmedia.com/about/Creating-a-Categories-Galleries-Families-or-SectionsWed, 28 May 2014 11:29:47 ESTlearn: Editing Your Content: Editing an existing page
Same as adding a new page, click on the EDIT button near the bottom of the page. Make sure you are logged in first. ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/48Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:41:56 ESTarticles: Thoughts: Interesting article about optimum web design in the New York Times
Very succinctly sums up much of our philosophy about successful web design. A good read for anyone interested in our services. ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/257Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:14:35 ESTarticles: Thoughts: A List Apart & Zeldman.com
Jeffry Zeldman - the grand guru of light weight, web standards driven design. It was his book "Designing with Web Standards" that inspired us to build this system. ...http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/258Fri, 17 Nov 2006 10:41:28 ESTlearn: Definitions: Front end interface
This means that users can edit the page they are viewing. They don't have to go to a separate, foreign looking 'admin area' to change their content. ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/44Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:31 ESTlearn: Definitions: Dynamic web site
The word dynamic when used to describe a website means that the content is variable based on outside sources. Most commonly, it means it can be added or updated by the end-user. Some dynamic sites allow a visitor to the site to add content, but not with the ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/43Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:21 ESTlearn: Definitions: Module / Modular
We use the term module to refer to what is ordinarily known as a website's section or page. A module refers to any section of your site determined by a button in your main navigation. eg: "NEWS" "GALLERY" or "HOME"
Within any given module can be ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/42Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:09 ESTlearn: Editing Your Content: How to Order Categories, Galleries, Families or Sections
To get categories to run in an order other than alphabetical, you need to rename each of the categories by editing an entry in each category.
Once you've started editing the entry - click on the RENAME CATEGORY FIELD, enter the category name, ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/278Wed, 09 May 2007 17:08:04 ESTlearn: Editing Your Content: Logging in
In the footer of every page of the site there is a button that says members login or 4 Admins or some such. Click there and then enter your user name and password assigned to you by us.
To register for a user name and password, fill out the information below ...http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/46Thu, 22 Mar 2007 00:15:06 EST