January 20, 2015 - Should You Pay Web Developers/Designers Per Project or Per Hour?
Like many creative professionals, Web designers and Web Developers take on widely varied projects and can have widely variable rates. The key question for clients is whether they charge per hour or per project. What clients may not know is that many Web design and development professionals struggle with which method to use.
January 09, 2015 - What You See Is What You Get: Transparent Quoting
Whether you call it a quote, an estimate, or a proposal, a document approximating the price of product or service is an essential part of the sourcing or contracting process. Few of us - either individuals or companies - can afford to hand over a blank cheque.
December 16, 2014 - Gmail Shortcuts
Here is the list of gmail shortcuts.
December 12, 2014 - Online on the Go: Responsive Web Design vs Mobile-Specific Authoring
The online landscape is forever changing - as is the way we view it. Gone are the days of a standard screen size. Users can now view websites on 60-inch television screens or 6-inch Smartphone screens. The trick for website owners is to ensure an equal experience on both.
December 04, 2014 - Congratulations National Pro Staff!
SWS Client Wins 2014 Ignite Durham Tech Start-up Competition
November 24, 2014 - Going Global: Is Outsourcing Overseas a Wise Choice for Web Development?
There seem to be two competing trends in the twenty-first century that can be summed up as "local versus global." Outsourcing, particularly to developing countries (also known as offshoring), became popular in the last part of the twentieth century as a cost-saving, capacity-building measure for increasing profits.
November 12, 2014 - Turning off ServerSignature on Ubuntu Server with Plesk
ServerSignature is HTTP header information that is sent by a (the) web server. This information includes server version, operating system and the installed modules on the server, hackers might exploit this information for vulnerabilities. Here is how ServerSignature can be disabled
November 11, 2014 - Shell Bash Script to shut down qmail, when number of emails in queue exceeds user set limit
If you are running a linux server with qmail and Plesk, there is a big chance that you have faced the problem of having thousands of emails in a mail queue due to spam attacks. Here is small Shell/Bash script that you can place as a crontab job, that it will shut down qmail if the number of messages in queue gets over the set limit.
November 01, 2014 - Master of Your Domain: How Domain Name Ownership Works
You probably know that the first step in creating your company's website is securing a domain name, but what exactly does that mean? And why is it important?
October 09, 2014 - Why Are You Here? The Key to a Strong Web Presence Is a Clear Purpose
Websites can do just about anything these days, but just because you can do something does not mean you should...
September 14, 2014 - Fixing Dreamweaver error: The DynamicText script does not define the findServerBehaviors function.
If after logging in into the dreamweaver and trying to edit some files you get following error: Fixing Dreamweaver error: The DynamicText script does not define the findServerBehaviors function. Here is the instructions that will tell you how to fix it.
September 08, 2014 - iFrame transparent background in IE and other browsers
Goal: make transparent background for the iFrame. See solution below.
July 28, 2014 - How to run HTML5 required fields validation when submitting form with JavaScript
Problem: if you run document.formName.submit(); it does not validate required fields. See solution below.
July 10, 2014 - Why update a website? Part II
You have made the difficult decision to modernize your site, whether to reach new customers or to better serve existing ones and have allocated a modest budget to the goal. You present the budget to your technology partner and are met with an unexpected surprise: the budget is insufficient. Is the Developer looking to upsell or is there merit to their thinking?
June 25, 2014 - How to Change max_file_uploads in Plesk 11
In short, there is no way to change max_file_uploads in Plesk 11, but it can be easily done using SSH. See how...