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Ask Tech Support: Paste from Word

Scenario #1: You created your survey, tested it in both Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers, and found a strange occurrence. When viewing a particular page in Firefox, it displays completely and works perfectly. However, when looking at it in …

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Twitter: new media vs. news media

The convergence of breaking news and social media channels can’t be ignored. Twitter won’t allow it. Citizen journalism is an edgy concept for many trained old-school news reporters like myself. Truth be told, the more often we experience crises that …

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Responsive Web Design

The control which designers know in the print medium, and often desire in the web medium, is simply a function of the limitation of the printed page. We should embrace the fact that the web doesn’t have the same constraints, …

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What Is The Last Thing You Do Before You Launch A Website?

One thing that can be said about human beings is that we are, by and large, creatures of habit. We establish routines, consciously and subconsciously, that help us accomplish tasks or move us more quickly or comfortably through our day. Habits are formed in the design and development community just as they are in nearly every other professional and personal environment, and they serve any number of purposes. In design and development circles, one established habit is seen with the launch of a website or project

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Study: More companies embracing video on their websites

Are you marketing with online video yet? Paul Verna, a senior analyst with eMarketer, says instead of pushing advertisements and sales, retailers are providing consumers with video clips, video blogs, and podcasts. “According to Forrester Research, the percentage of the top 50 U.S. online retailers that offer videos on their sites skyrocketed to 68 percent in 2009 from 18 percent in 2008.” Many claim these multiple video platforms are quickly becoming a necessity in the marketplace. — Susan Young

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