Now more than ever, your presence on the web determines the amount of business you get. 71% of consumers start all their purchase decisions by using a search engine. Another 18% use a search engine to narrow down their choices. That leaves you with a whopping 11% of customers who do not use a search […]
WordPress 3.7 “Basie” was released yesterday, and the key feature that will help the average website owner is background updates. I don’t know about you, but when I first read about this the developer in me almost had a heart attack. You see, Develare tests our client websites extensively before moving from major versions like […]
A look back on what made the web world turn The new year will be here soon, and website developers are already looking at next year’s trends. So without any ado, let’s take a look back at the 2013 website design trends. Responsive Website Design Responsive website design is by far the top website design […]
Imagine this, you’re at your local coffee shop. Instead of reading through the newspaper, you’re catching up on email, perhaps doing a few Google searches. Somehow you have wandered onto a website while casually consuming data. In this type of setting, the person is typically using their smartphone or tablet with one hand. Scrolling up […]
On June 29, 2007 Apple released the original iPhone. On April 3, 2010 Apple released the original iPad. Since then, the mobile web hasn’t been the same. We now have modern, standards compliant web browsers in the palm of our hands.
In order to correctly backup WordPress you have to not only backup both the files and the database. BackupBuddy plugin excels in its ease of use for backing up, migrating, and restoring your website. After all, what good is a backup plugin if you have no clue how to get your website back when you need it?
This week was the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association’s (DFWSEM) annual “The State of Search” meeting. Traditionally, this is the biggest meeting of the year, and with experts from both Google, Bing and a surprise Skype presentation by Mary Bowling of Search Engine News, this year did not disappoint. In this article, I’ll go over some […]
So as I thought of the things that scared me this Halloween the idea of losing data came to my mind. Those beloved ones and zeroes arranged ever so eloquently to form the digital pictures, songs, or in this case websites. Modern websites are almost all database driven. Why is that? Using databases we can […]
This morning I sent out a tweet from my phone, checked in on Facebook, downloaded a book from Amazon, did a Google search and ended up on eBay. What do all of these things have in common? Linux. August 25, 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of this revolutionary operating system released by Linus Torvalds.
In the operating system world we all know that Microsoft Windows has the lion share of the market. However, the usability of Apple Mac OS X trumps the status quo for some. After many decades of using and many years programming with Microsoft Windows I switched to Mac OS X in 2010. My main computer […]