What’s In a Nameserver? DNS Lesson Learned.

Domain name servers The web domains we know use them: a domain name server routes internet traffic for www.ExternalDesign.com to the web server whose IP address is 104.199.120.117 (or something). DNS maps the names we humans use to the numbers that identify a specific destination or resource. Every web browser’s new HTTP request, for every […]

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All About “Managed WordPress Hosting”

We offer high-performance web hosting at reasonable prices. The servers we use are designed specifically to make WordPress web sites shine. Security, performance, and many routine tasks are handled — that’s why it’s called “managed WordPress hosting.” Are you new to web hosting concepts? The basics are enough for most site owners: The code and […]

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No Place Like Home (Pages) — None Needed?

Once upon a time, when the World Wide Web had barely outgrown its blinking, “NEW”-shouting, and “Under Construction” infancy, there were splash screens. A splash screen was a showy entrance to a web site or to a section of a web site. It was a way for the site owner to announce, “Ta-da!” and show […]

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Web Browsers and Standards of Perfection

For the web developers and designers who, sometimes, push the limits of their tools: When it comes to the visuals, it doesn’t have to be perfect, it only has to seem perfect.* It’s old news that different web browsers sometimes have different ways of interpreting web-site code. That’s more true when it comes to newer […]

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Click ‘n Tap

Editor’s note… Heads-up, copyeditors: in some contexts, “click” and “tap” are in the process of becoming synonymous. We expect that to continue and to bleed into non-technical contexts. “Touch,” however, is almost never appropriate when a more-specific verb is accurate; it’s too lingering for a tap or click, but too short and/or imprecise for a […]

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