25 Oct 2011

Still more lovely iWeb sites

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It’s about time I ran another one of these posts displaying some gorgeous iWeb sites. You know the sort of thing, the ones that you wish you could do if only they were possible. Well, fret no more! Take a look at this collection of lovely web-sites all built with iWeb; there’s even one that was built in iWeb 2.

As always, click on the image to be taken to the site.

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21 Jun 2011

Day 21 – Making your iWeb site mobile

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We now have a live iWeb site and thanks to our self-promotion on various social media networks, forums and other sites we have started getting in a steady stream of visitors. Okay so the numbers aren’t huge….yet, but give it time; it can take ages. This lesson isn’t something you necessarily have to consider straight away but might want to look at it if your site really takes off; we are going to make our iWeb sites mobile friendly.

There is a variety of things to take into consideration when designing a site for mobile users and we shall be touching on as many as we can. There are also a few links to some mobile web-site galleries for your inspiration. Read more

14 Jun 2011

Day 14 – Getting ready to go live

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In just a few short days we will be discussing the publication of your iWeb site to the Internet proper but before we do there are some things that we need to consider. Yesterday we covered testing our site until we could (or more hopefully couldn’t) break it and tomorrow is all about letting Google know we are here, but there are other things we can do to help ourselves get higher in search engines. Grab yourself a cup of tea or coffee, we are having a lesson in basic SEO for iWeb.

Some of the work to help with the SEO of your site has been done already if you have been following this course carefully. On day 2 we discussed getting things ready for your iWeb site including naming all of your images correctly and ensuring that all of the text contained plenty of keywords for your site. You even made sure your navigation will all be text based do that it is easy for search engines to find their way around. Now we are going that little step further, dotting the Is and crossing the Ts.

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29 Apr 2011

iWeb works better with IE thanks to WebCrusher

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Regular readers of this blog will know I like to sing the praises of companies who do good things for iWeb. One such company is Canadian based firm Rage Software and in their latest update to WebCrusher (now version 1.9) they have bought iWeb users the ability to improve the compatibility of their iWeb sites when they are visited by users choosing Internet Explorer.

It is one of the more common questions I am asked in e-mails ‘how do I get my site looking better in IE?’ and I ran a few posts back in June 2009 explaining a few tips or how to display a warning message to IE users using just CSS which still prove popular if my stats are anything to go by, but now we can add WebCrusher to the toolbox.

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12 Aug 2010

How to redirect IE users to a new page

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Sergio left a comment on that page asking whether or not it would be possible to add a code that would redirect IE users to a completely different page; and in a nutshell, yes you can. Here’s how.

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