Archive for Tips and Tricks

26 Aug 2009

How to use whitespace to improve your iWeb site

9 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

I receive, on average, 3 or 4 requests a week from visitors to All About iWeb asking me to review their iWeb site and while I am more than happy to share what little web design knowledge I feel I have I dont’ often get the time to give a full (or even any) response.

One thing I have noticed however, about the majority of the sites that I look at is that cramped and overloaded pages seem to be the order of the day. Read more

21 Aug 2009

iWeb footers – What do you do with yours?

8 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

During the writing of this web-site I look at hundreds of iWeb sites. One thing that seems to be common practice amoungst quite a few of them is a lack of use of the footer area of the site.

I admit it is nice to declare proudly that the web-site you have slaved over was ‘made on a Mac’ but you can do (and should do) so much more with this under used area of iWeb ‘real estate’. Read more

07 Aug 2009

Questions from the week – 7 Aug 09

3 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

This week I’ve had quite a few questions from people regarding HTML Snippets and adding things to their iWeb site with them. So with that in mind you may notice a bit of a theme in this weeks ‘questions from the week’ post.

To begin with I have been asked a few times about adding a flash movie to an iWeb site. Read more

03 Aug 2009

Does your iWeb site have a privacy policy?

4 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

It’s an honest question. Judging by the amount of people who have read my iWeb tutorial post on adding a contact form to an iWeb site many of you want some way for your site visitors to be able to contact you.

If you are asking your visitors to complete a form that collects information (ie name, e-mail address or site URL) thaen perhaps it would be wise to let them know what you are going to do with this information. Read more

31 Jul 2009

iWeb questions from the week – 31 Jul 09

2 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

It’s been a while since I have done a ‘Questions from the week’ post, what with holidays and catching up back at work and writing other posts I have preferred to answer e-mailed iWeb questions individually.

Enough of the excuses already!! Lets get on with this week’s questions starting with one about intranets.  Read more