02 Apr 2009

I’m running a marathon on Sunday

1 Comment Blah blah

Okay, so not a post about iWeb this time I know, but this coming Sunday (5 April 2009) I am taking part in the Paris Marathon and would like to raise money for the Royal Air Forces Association. If you would like to sponsor me please visit my JustGiving page and give what you can.

http://www.justgiving.com/bowdentim

Thanks very much.

P.S. Normal service will be resumed after I have recovered (sometime in 2010 ūüôā

31 Mar 2009

iWeb 3.0.1 Upgrade – did it work for you?

3 Comments Blah blah, Software

Apple announced an update to iWeb 09 on 26 Mar, stating that it would address issues when publishing to FTP servers as well as other minor issues. Since iWeb 09 went live I have received loads of e-mails from iWeb users saying that they were having problems uploading to their web space via FTP and the list of posts on the Apple iWeb forums has been tremendous. Read more

27 Mar 2009

Enhance your iWeb site with fonts

7 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

The default iWeb themes are upon first glance, very nice. They are however, few and far between and to make your iWeb site stand out from the 1000s of others using the same theme you need to add an element or two. Simple but effective effects can be achieved just by using many of the freely available fonts that can be downloaded from the Internet. By following these few simple ideas you can give your iWeb site a unique twist. Read more

22 Mar 2009

Build an iWeb site from scratch – No themes – Part 1 – Grunge

15 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

At the start of the 2009 I posted a competition on All About iWeb for you all to win an iPod Shuffle by posting links to your site, designed in iWeb but without using a theme. There were a few responses but, hand on heart, I was hoping for a few more. To that end I am going to start a series of tutorial posts on how to build a great looking iWeb site, without too much effort. To kick things off I am starting with a grungy style site. Read more

14 Mar 2009

Alt tags in iWeb – How and why you should be using them

10 Comments SEO for iWeb, Software, Tips and Tricks

During my review of the Rage iWeb SEO Tool  I touched on the subject of alt-tags for images within iWeb and how they can not only improve your SEO rankings but improve the accessiblity of your iWeb site. The purpose of this post is taking it all a little bit further and going into a little more depth to help you understand the whys and wherefores of alt-tags and how to add them to your iWeb site. Read more