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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 the web page.  They are hidden bits of information the help describe what a web site is about. The most

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3
Mar

What is Back End Web Development?

Back End Web Development Backend web development refers to web programming logic that you can not see, but makes the website function. The front end of a website is what the user sees.  That is, the actual website design of the web page. Front end development uses HTML, CSS and other client side technologies like JavaScript to make the website look

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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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10
Sep

Parts of a Website

What are the parts of a website needed to get on the Internet? On a basic level you need the following parts to build a website: Domain Name Every website has a ip address associated with it. (Think like a phone number). Your domain name is an alias for your ip address to make it easier to remember. So instead

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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?

Webmaster Definition What is a Webmaster? Webmaster is a general term for someone whose job is to provided website development, website maintenance and support services.  A webmaster's role is taking care of general duties involved in building and maintaining a website. Webmaster Roles The roles of a webmaster will depend on the job description that has been defined for the needs
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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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