Trends in web design: Responsiveness and touch screens

desktop screen resolutions

Screen Resolution For years, we were designing web pages for monitors that were 640 pixels wide. It was such a relief when we could widen our designs for 800 pixel monitors. A few years later, it was safe to shoot … Continue reading

Spam and E-mail encoding

Any time you publish your e-mail address online, you risk getting spam as a result. You can’t prevent people from manually copying down your e-mail address.  But that’s not how you usually end up on spammers’ lists. Spammers acquire huge … Continue reading

What fonts can I use on my website or WordPress blog?

The fonts that people see on a website (or blog) – or in an e-mail, for that matter, are the ones they have on their computer. It matters not which ones you have on yours. “Browser-safe” fonts are very few … Continue reading

Register your domain and host your website with two different companies.

Suppose you register your domain with one company and host your site with the same business.  What happens if the company disappears? Even the big ones can fail. It actually happened with one of the larger registrars a few years … Continue reading