When you hiring a freelance web developer to work with, understanding their website development process helps set expectations on both sides. I want every project to be a success by delivering what we agreed on in a realistic time frame. I have outlined the steps in my website development process here. Define the Scope The most important part in the
PHP, like any other software, needs maintained, update and upgraded over time. Sometimes it’s a simple tweak, other times it’s a major task.
Outsourcing web development services is a great solution for small companies that need the technical expertise but don’t need to hire a dedicated web developer.
For every new WordPress website I am hired to build, I quote addressing WordPress security issues as part of the website development quote. When I start a new project, the first thing I do after installing WordPress is fully secure it. I do this before installing a WordPress theme or installing any plugins. Is WordPress Secure “Out Of The Box”?
Maintain your site now, so it’s not a problem later. Face it, no one likes doing maintenance. Whether it be your car, house, or your website. Like it or not, it needs done though. If you ignore it long enough, it can create significant headaches and expenses. Website maintenance seems to be easy to ignore since it’s not as visible
Understanding the connection between domain names and web hosting is hard to grasp. This can complicate transferring a website to a new host.
CMS in the field of website development stands for content management system. A CMS website is a type of web application that enables you to manage the content that displays on your website (aka content management system) . Content is stored in a database (often MySQL database) separate from code. Password protected tools are coded to enable users to add,
Website Security – Passwords Website security can be addressed on multiple levels. Web hosting accounts, website code, passwords…. Passwords are meant to provide a layer of protection in gaining access to a resource. This is a simple concept, and easy to implement. Many people are lax with utilizing this simple layer of protection on their site and though in all
Squirrelcart was decommissioned in Aug 2018. What does this mean? It means the code is no longer available to download. It also means the code is no longer supported. No longer supported means if there is a bug, it won’t be fixed. If there is depreciated PHP code, then your PHP shopping cart script is going to break if you
Some PHP statistics and brief history. In 1994 Rasmus Lerdorf wrote logic to track his online resume which he called PHP Tools. In 1995 he released the source code for these tools to the public to use and improve it. The next year Rasmus added new logic to that started to show some features that we see in today’s version of PHP.