Paypal

PayPal Payments Standard is loaded with everything you need to get paid online, including a checkout experience that’s already optimized across devices. PayPal allows you to make payments using a variety of methods including: PayPal balance, bank account, PayPal branded debit and credit cards, PayPal Credit, debit card, and credit card. You don’t need to…

Ecommerce

Commerce is, quite simply, the exchange of goods and services, usually for money. We see commerce all around us in in millions of different forms. When you buy something at a grocery store you are participating in commerce. In the same way, if you place your possessions onto your front lawn for a yard sale,…

Search Engine Optimization

Search engine optimization or SEO in short, is a set of rules that can be followed by website owners to optimize their websites for search engines and thus improve their search engine rankings. Search engine optimization is essential because the majority of search engines users are more likely to click on one of the top 5…

History of the www.

Darcy DiNucci The coiner of the phrase Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is essentially World Wide Web websites that emphasize user-generated content, usability, and the ability for the website to work well with other products, systems, and devices for end users. Web 1, 2, and 3 ? Web 1.0 Web 1.0 refers to the first stage in the World Wide Web, which was entirely…

Scripting

Scripting languages, can be embedded within HTML, commonly are used to add functionality to a Web page, such as different menu styles or graphic displays or to serve dynamic advertisements. These types of languages are client-side scripting languages, affecting the data that the end user sees in a browser window. Other scripting languages are server-side scripting languages that manipulate the data, usually…

The Lasso Tool

A brief power point about the Lasso Tool.The Lasso tool is used for selections where there is no pre-defined shape. Unlike the Marquee Tool where you can select areas using circles and rectangles, the Lasso tool gives you more freedom in the shapes you select. To select the Lasso Tool click L. By default this…

Wireframes for Websites

Information Architecture is essentially the way items in a website are organized and labeled. Web developers typically focus on this aspect of the website more because making the site quick and user friendly is what is most important. You want the viewer to know exactly where the information can be found at. There are several…

Proper Netiquette

The previous link contains the proper netiquette rules.   Netiquette is especially important when messaging in Business or College environments. It is important to treat others with the same respect that you would like to receive and avoid confrontational or offensive language. Emojis or Emoticons may be used widely through messaging but they are strictly unacceptable…

Printing Posters

You must correctly choose the graphic file format when printing posters. The reason being is that the compression of pixels differentiate. There are several options but make sure JPEG is not one of them. PSD files may cause compatibility issues while PNG incorporates RGB color mode. It is very important that you save your posters…

Goals

The essential goal I want my website to have is to give a reason for customers or clients to want to come back. I would like the site to be both visually and architecturally appealing. The colors will come together while the physical attributes of the page will do the same. There will be no…

SWOT Method

The SWOT Method is a business tool used to determine planning methods. The acronym is aligned with Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. By combining Strengths with Opportunities; you an use your internal strengths to take advantage of opportunities. Strengths and Threats, incorporate your strengths to minimize threats. You can also improve weaknesses by taking advantage of opportunities….

Delete Your Resume!

The traditional resume has been around for many years. A one page overview on your work; some may see it as a paper fulfilled with words therefore they won’t spend too much time looking at it. So why not replace your resume with an online portfolio? As the world begins to shift into a more…