Web Development Blog — page 42

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Favicon – What is it?

Favicons – also known as favorites icons or website icons – are widely underused. These icons are associated with a url and are often displayed in the browser’s url bar, in the list or bookmarks, or even next to the page name in a browser’s tabbed interface. Additionally, when a url shortcut is placed on the desktop of Window’s operating systems, the favicon is also used to designate the site.

In this article, you’ll find out how to create a favorites icon and add it to your website.

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Criteria for Finding the Best Web Designer

It takes a lot of skill to design and develop a website which is creative, fast-loading, optimized for search engines, and looks that same on all browsers. For these and other reasons, it is very important to choose a web developer who can deliver high quality results.

Here are some tips to help you choose a web developer.

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How To Choose a Host for Your Website

When it comes to web hosting, cheaper isn’t always better. Here are some things to consider when choosing your host.

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Don’t Get Banned

Like most website owners, you’re probably quite obsessed with getting high rankings in search engines. Perhaps you’ve read countless newsletters and have employed all of the recommended tricks and tactics. But before you go into a full-fledged search-engine-optimization frenzy, beware! Your actions may actually be hurting your placement in search engines and could potentially lead to your site being dropped from indexes or banned indefinitely.

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7 Tips for Highly Effective Websites

The average web surfer spends 5-10 seconds deciding whether or not they want to remain on a site. And given that users who leave disappointed rarely return, it is important to catch their attention the first time around.

This article gives seven tips to improve your website, encourage repeat visits, and get results.

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