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21
Feb

GoDaddy Delegate Access

Delegate GoDaddy Account to Me If you use GoDaddy for web hosting service, you can delegate access to your GoDaddy account when you hire me for website development services. Delegating account access is something unique to GoDaddy that other web hosting companies don’t offer. When you delegate access to your GoDaddy account you are sharing services that you define to

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26
Aug

What is an online database?

Online Databases The definition of an online database is a database that is on a network (like the Internet) compared to a local database that is accessed locally on a single computer.  Databases on the Internet are built to communicate with website code. Database driven websites are coded “talk” to the database to display data in a useful and readable

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16
Jun

Why Do I Need Web Hosting?

What is Web Hosting? Web hosting services are a piece of the puzzle in order to have a website show up on the Internet.  At a minimum, you need web hosting service, a domain name and website code to create a “live” website. Your website code has to be on a computer that is connected to the Internet and can

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28
May

What are meta tags on a website?

What are meta tags on a website? To understand what meta tags are on a website, you need to know what meta data is. Meta data is data that describes other data. So meta tags on a web page describe things about the web page.  They are hidden bits of information that help to describe what a web site is

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3
Mar

What is Back End Web Development?

What is Backend Web Development? Back end web development refers to server side programming when building a website. PHP is a common server side programming language.  Back end development also often includes writing code to interact with a database using SQL.  This web programming is logic that you can not see, but makes the website function. The front end of

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24
Jan

What is a Content Management System (CMS)

What does CMS stand for? In the field of website development  CMS stands for: content management system.  A CMS is a web based application that enables a user to manage website content through a collection of tools. The website data, or content, is stored separate from the code with makes it much easier to manage the website.  Most of the

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27
Dec

What Does Mobile Friendly Mean?

What Does Mobile Friendly Mean? Simply put, a mobile friendly website is a website that displays well mobile device. When smart phones really started becoming popular about 10 years ago, web developers had to figure out a way to address showing the same website on a large desktop screen, and also on various mobile devices (phones, tablets, ipads).  A mobile

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18
Mar

Clear Browser Cache

How to clear your browser cache While building websites, I often tell my clients to clear their browser cache  (“CASH”) as changes are made during the development process. Often the response, is “How do I do that?”. I will explain here. What is a browser cache? A cache is a “container” or temporary location on your local computer that your

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8
Mar

What is a Webmistress?

Webmistress Webmistress Definition The definition of a webmistress is a general term for a female webmaster. A webmistress is also a webmaster, but not the other way around :  )  (Fire man/ Fire Woman, Police Man/ Police Woman ). The term is not used much in the web development industry. I would be surprised if I ever saw a job
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8
Mar

What is a webmaster?

What is a Webmaster?  Definition: A webmaster is a general term for a job that is to provide website development, website maintenance and support services.  A webmaster's role is taking care of general duties involved in building, management and maintenance of a website. Webmaster Services Freelance Webmaster Support Webmaster support services I offer include just about any type of website
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11
Feb

Is WordPress REALLY Free?

Is WordPress free??  Yes, WordPress source code is free to download and install onto your website.  (You can download WordPress here.) It is also, open source, which means you are free to modify the source code in any way that you want. So in terms of acquiring and downloading the code, yes it’s free.   If you want to build

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29
Oct

How to Find Freelance Web Developers

How to Find a Web Developer?   You can easily find a web developer online to hire to build new websites or make changes to an existing website . If you do not need a full time web developer, hiring a freelancer is a great option. Once you have a website built, you may find you need web developers again
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4
May

Web Development Pricing – What Are Your Freelance Rates?

Web Development Pricing Web development pricing a is tricky because there are so many factors that will effect the final cost.  I compare it much like buying a car. When you walk into a dealership, you have a general idea of how much you intend to invest in your purchase. The end result could vary greatly. Whats your budget? Your

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20
Mar

What is a Web Developer’s Job?

What is a Web Developer? A web developer will use a combination of coding and scripting languages to build web pages on a website. Common technologies used are; HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP and SQL. A web developer’s job is to build and maintain websites . You could compare “web developer” to the generalized term “doctor”. There are many different

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20
Mar

What Is My IP Address IPv4

Your ipv4 IP Address is:     Your IPv4 address is the public address of your computer. IPv6 addresses are currently used by less than 5% of the Internet. IPv6 was created because we will eventually run out of IPv4 numbers (due to the explosion of smart devices like tvs, tablets and smart phones.)

19
Mar

What Does SEO Stand For

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization SEO is the process of optimizing your website code and content so your site ranks higher on the search engine result pages (SERPS) when users are doing search engine queries. Ideally you want your site to be returned in the #1 spot on the first page. Think about it, how often when you do a
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19
Mar

What are the benefits of using PHP

The main benefit of PHP in web development is that you can build in functionality that you can not do with HTML alone. Connecting PHP to a web database opens the door to build web applications rather than just “web pages” of text and images. To sum it up, the benefits of PHP are infinite functionality, time and money. PHP

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19
Mar

What Does PHP Stand For?

PHP originally was an acronym for Personal Home Page, but has since been changed.  Now PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor I know, not too interesting : ) The most interesting part is that it is a (the “P” stands for PHP)     PHP is a server side scripting language that is embedded with HTML to build dynamic web

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