Flat Web Design

Introduction to Flat Web Design There are quite a few ways to design a good looking website, with some approaches being more popular than others. Flat web design is currently a very popular design approach. Besides being used to design web sites, many people also use this approach to design mobile apps. Apple and Microsoft have adopted this ... Read More »

20th Nov 2013
Birthday Sale!

Help us to celebrate Brian's special day. EMWD.com's owner, Brian Carpenter is turning an historic 46 this year. In celebration of this big event, EMWD is providing a sale of HISTORIC proportions. Let's get down to the details:The following prices will be available for NEW ORDERS ONLY on Thursday AND Friday, November 14-15th, ... Read More »

11th Nov 2013
The Elements of a Great Homepage

A homepage is the most important page on your website. A good homepage provides a description of your services and business, provides easy to use navigation so that people can access the rest of your website, and also provides the first impression that people will get of your website, and often your business. It is very important to have a well ... Read More »

25th Sept 2013
Sitemaps: Benefits and Use

Introduction Any book containing a large number of topics or information will have what we call an index page. This index page assists in helping the reader find the information that they are looking for quickly. Websites, especially large ones, benefit from having such a function. However instead of calling this function an index, you would call ... Read More »

13th Sept 2013
Backups, whose responsibility is it?

At EMWD, we provide daily backups of all of our shared hosting and mailman clients. These backups are for our own disaster recovery purposes. We provide a method for our shared hosting clients to recover data from these backups via cPanel. However this is done as a courtesy only. We offer no guarantees or assurances for the integrity of your ... Read More »

26th Aug 2013
What Makes A Website Look Dated

IntroductionA website is essential for marketing your services in today's world because the internet has become such a large part of most people's lives. Websites are often the first impression your business will give. A dated website will give the impression that you don't care about your business, or that you are too busy to properly care for ... Read More »

22nd Aug 2013
Why You Should Hire a Web Developer

The Importance of Web  SitesOver 7 billion people are on the internet now-a-days, and most of them surf the web as part of their daily routine. It is absolutely essential for your business to have a website. It is incredibly convenient to search the web for whatever service you need. If your business does not have a website, then you are ... Read More »

13th Aug 2013
Social Media Marketing

Websites are still important for marketing your services online, but they are no longer the only online presence you can use. Social media is ingrained in most people's lives; and with the rise of mobile devices, people are connected to their social media pages nearly 24/7. As a business owner, it becomes essential to have a presence in social ... Read More »

29th Jul 2013
The Imperative of Responsive Web Design

I have been designing web sites for over 14+years now. About 10 years ago I made a commitment to design according to the W3C standards for html. I am glad I made that decision. It has allowed me to keep up to date with the changes with HTML and CSS. The changes that came with html5 and CSS3 allowed designers to approach website design with a ... Read More »

17th Jul 2013
AOL Changes Adversely Affects Some Clients

AOL has made a change to way it is filtering incoming mail. This change has adversely affected some of our clients, especially those who are running some very active mailman lists. You can read more about these changes at the following URL:http://postmaster-blog.aol.com/2013/05/06/new-spam-filtering/It is important that you read the comments made ... Read More »

14th May 2013