Adding Dynamic Content to a Web Site

Originally all web pages on the Internet were static pages, which is to say that the content of each page remained constant whenever it was viewed. In contrast to this a dynamic web page can change the way in which is presented depending on various types of user input. Some examples of this include displaying…

What is Flash, and should I use it?

Flash is a multimedia technology that can be used to add animation or video to a web page. Since its introduction in 1996, Flash has become the industry standard for adding such content, with statistics suggesting that almost all desktop computers in the United States have a version of the Flash player software installed. Popular…

Make Sure the Visitor Know His Way

If you are designing a web site, one principle should be considered as the most important point of the design. That principle is site navigation. When a user arrives at your web site he will not want to spend his valuable time searching for ways to move around the site. Make sure that all of…

An Introduction to Web Site Design

For small businesses looking to establish a presence on the World Wide Web, one of the hurdles that must be crossed is the design of the web site. There are many different types of business web site, ranging from those just wishing to present some information to their clients to full-blown ecommerce sites. These different…

10 Ways to Get Traffic for Free

Getting traffic is one of the most important tasks for any web master. What is more, you can’t get traffic once and then just reap the benefits. Getting traffic is an ongoing task and you must be constantly doing it, if you want to get traffic and keep it. Here are some of the ways…

How to get traffic from Facebook

Facebook is not the first social network but it is the most popular one. There have been many other social networks before Facebook and while some of them were popular at some point in time, none could reach the popularity of Facebook. In addition to keeping in touch with your friends, Facebook can be (and…

How to get traffic from Twitter

Twitter is one of the latest and greatest Web 2.0 apps and it gets tons of traffic. However, from the point of view of a SEO expert, it is more important that Twitter can get you tons of traffic as well. So, if you still don’t have an account with Twitter, you’d better open one.…

HTML 5 and SEO

HTML 5 is still in the making but for any SEO expert, who tries to look ahead, some knowledge about HTML 5 and how it will impact SEO is not unnecessary information. It is true that the changes and the new concepts in HTML 5 will impact Web developers and designers much more than SEO…

SEO Careers during a Recession

I don’t know if many people became SEO experts because they planned ahead and thought that SEO careers are relatively stable in the long run, especially when compared to other business areas, or the reasons to make a career in SEO were completely different, but my feeling is that SEO experts are lucky now. Why? Because while…

What is a web server?

A web server can actually mean one of two different things, either the actual computer hardware, or the software that runs on the web server, receiving requests from clients and responding to them. Here we will take a look at the hardware. At first glance, the specifications of a web server may be very similar…

What is Linux?

One term that a web master may see when researching web hosting companies is that the server uses the Linux operating system. This may be unfamiliar to those new to web hosting, and so a brief explanation may be needed. Linux was created by Linus Torvalds in 1991, while studying at the University of Helsinki,…