29 Jan 2009

Whoops!! There may well be problems with iWeb 3

42 Comments Blah blah, Software

Well it looks at last, if the new version of iWeb has hit the streets. My copy hasn’t arrived yet (I have to wait for an English version to be sent to me in France) but I have been visiting the various Apple related forums over the last few days and there seems to be problems a plenty following the upgrade. Read more

26 Jan 2009

Add Twitter to your iWeb site

10 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tutorials, Web Design

add_twitter_link_to_iwebLet’s face it, iWeb is (and still will be when the new version comes out) pretty unfriendly when it comes to search engine optimization. So to get our iWeb sites noticed, we Mac users have to play a bit smarter and find other tried and tested methods of promoting our beautifully hand-crafted content. One such method is through social media and over the next few weeks I am going to publish a series of posts on how social media can help you get your site noticed along with tutorials on getting your linked up. Read more

24 Jan 2009

10 Inspirational nav-bars built in iWeb

6 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

One of the most popular terms that visitors to this site enter into search engines is ‘iWeb navbar’ which I find refreshing as a lot of you are obviously thinking of or looking for ways to improve the way a visitor to your iWeb site navigates his or her way around. Obviously the safest, most accessible and SEO friendly is the basic text links I talked about in my ‘Improve your iWeb navigation‘ post but they can be a little bland to say the least. In this post I want to show you methods of making those simple text-based links standout and look a lot less like the basic iWeb navigation. Read more

20 Jan 2009

Add a nav-bar with roll-overs to your iWeb site

15 Comments Tutorials, Web Design

One of the first posts on this site was Adding a custom nav-bar to your iWeb and so far it has proved to be one of the most popular. The trouble with the method I talked about in that post was that it only gave basic results. Yes, the nav-bar was much more SEO friendly than the default iWeb one and far more accessible too, but it was a bit basic to say the least. So to take the custom nav-bars to another level this tutorial will show you how to add a CSS based nav-bar with rollover effects to your iWeb site. 

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15 Jan 2009

How-to back up your iWeb

5 Comments Software, Tutorials

Since I published my post on what iWeb 09 had in store for us when it is released later this month I have received loads of e-mails asking me whether or not users will be able to just upgrade and carry on where they left off. To be honest, the answer is a little unclear. Read more