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Does My Website Need an SSL Certificate?

What is a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate? Techopedia defines an SSL Certificate as “a form of Web authentication used to validate website security and provide identity protection to website users.” When someone visits your website, the SSL process encrypts the communications between his/her browser and your website. SSL Certificates enable your website to use the HTTPS secure protocol, helping to ensure any information submitted on your website is encrypted. What is HTTPS? Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) enables encrypted communications between the site visitor and the web server. Having an SSL Certificate properly configured on your web server [...]

Why WordPress Makes Sense for Business Websites

As web designers, we’re often asked which platform is best for building business websites. My answer is unequivocally, “it depends on your organization’s needs and goals.” I stand behind that because there are some instances where an organization would need one platform over another. However, the majority of businesses can and do use WordPress as the backbone of their website. This post explores five reasons why WordPress makes sense for business websites. Open source means you can find a plethora of web designers who can work on your website. This means you are not limited on your choice of [...]

10 Tips for Planning Your Website Design

In this article, we'll share 10 tips for planning your website design, whether you're tackling this with your internal marketing team or using a marketing agency. 1. Plan to spend time thinking about how your website will be structured, in other words, how it will be organized. It's easy to jump into the look & feel of the website but the structure is really the foundation of the website design. What is the key information that prospects want to learn about you? How does it make most sense to organize that information on your new website? You can likely [...]

2019-03-26T09:50:21-05:00By |Categories: Web Design|Tags: , |