Archive for October, 2011

Useful Resources for Web Designers

I’m always trying to think of useful things to share for those designing their websites – be that a do-it-yourself-er small business owner or an experienced web designer, and I thought I would share 7 of the tools that I find useful for web design…

Content Management Systems – How and When to Get Out of a Bad CMS

There are many more benefits to a good CMS, the ones mentioned in my previous post about Why Use a CMS are just a few of the ones that I generally highlight to my clients or contacts. A very important thing to keep in mind though is that not all CMS’ were created equal! Some are very easy to use, some are near impossible to use and negate many of the points mentioned above.

Content Management Systems – Why Use One?

There are a few reasons why using a Content Management System (CMS) can be a good fit for your company. Many of the most popular CMS’ were designed for blogging, such as WordPress for example, but have since become much more versatile and able to do far more than just blogging.

Content Management Systems – What’s the difference from straight HTML & CSS?

When I started out on my own in ARK Squared just over a year ago and doing my networking one of the things I would constantly be hearing from other designers was how they use WordPress or other Content Management Systems (CMS) for making client’s websites – and I didn’t understand why you want to use one. Now, after having implemented WordPress for many of my own client’s projects I understand! It did take me a while to really understand the difference and why one can be better than the other.