March 23, 2015 - How to disable display of files in directory if index.php is missing?
All you need to do is to add 1 line into .htaccess file. See below for the solution.
March 20, 2015 - Web Design versus User Interface (UI) Design: Which Do You Need?
The term Web design encompasses a variety of tasks involved in producing a website. In fact, it's an umbrella term whose specific elements are often divided among various specialists. For example, the graphic designer may not be the same person who inputs code or optimizes the content for search engines.
March 13, 2015 - How to make field required with JavaScript if checkbox is checked
Really simple solution that will allow you to make fields required below
February 14, 2015 - Why & How to Track Website Traffic
Whether your website is old or new, large or small, there's one thing you need to know about it: who's coming. Tracking your website's visitors is important for your business goals. And with the number of simple, affordable (read: free) analytics tools available, evaluating your website's traffic has never been easier.
February 06, 2015 - Should You Meet the Web Design Team or Just the Project Manager?
Most Web design firms have project managers - professionals who act as the single point of contact between clients and the members of the design team.
January 30, 2015 - Should You Meet the Web Development Team or Just the Project Manager?
If you have a Web development project, there's likely a team of people involved. Many Web development companies appoint a project manager as a single point of contact between this team of people and the client. So the question becomes, should you, as the client, meet with the development team or just the project manager?
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?