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The Five Steps to Making a Website

Putting up a website can seem like a challenge, but it's not.

Anyone can put up a website, and it doesn't have to be a cookie cutter site from places like Wix or Squarespace, either. Here are five simple steps to get you rolling with a great new website.

, November 01, 2018


How to Force a WWW and SSL Redirect

Here's the basic htaccess code to force a WWW into the URL. It also optionally redirects to the HTTPS version of the url.

, April 14, 2016


HTML/CSS Trick: How to Turn Off Auto-Complete

Sometimes you need to turn off autocomplete in forms for a good user experience.

If you have a web app with forms that come up on a regular basis, for example if you're entering blog posts, you don't want the inputs to have auto-complete turned on because it is annoying.

, February 18, 2016


Easy Way to Stop Flash of Unstyled Web Page Content

A flash of unstyled content when a webpage loads is ugly and annoying, and easily fixed.

As helpful as jQuery and other website plugins can be, a common issue is unstyled web page content coming up a moment before everything looks good. Luckily there's an easy five minute fix to keep unstyled content hidden until it's ready.

, February 13, 2016


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