Importance of having a professional responsive website

Nowadays, all internet users look for products and services online. Thus, it is vital for your business to have a professional responsive website if you want to gain credibility towards your customers.

Still not convinced? That’s alright. Below are 3 reasons that can make you change your mind.

A Boom in Smart Devices

Your business aim: Create maximum profit using the appropriate marketing tools! It is obvious that you won’t achieve gains if you cannot target enough customers.  Like the old proverb says: “The trend is your friend.”

Mobile phones, tablets and smartphones are the new trend. Smart devices internet usage is hugely increasing. If you do not want your customers to turn to your competitors, your platform must adapt rapidly to their device irrespective of the screen size, orientation and resolution.

From online shopping to social media sites, numerous internet users are in front of their TV scrolling for products and services. Hence, catering for your mobile friendly users will result in an increase of visitors on your site while gaining in popularity.

In addition, be always one step ahead of your competitors and ensure that mobile users’ preferences respond to the latest technologies such as smart watches or Google glass.

Hence, you can reach a large part of internet users if you have a professional webpage that adapts to all types of devices.

Cost Effective

In business world, time is money. You can create separate mobile pages with their own specific codes and URL and same for desktops. However, ending up having both desktops sites and several mobile pages for the various smart devices to handle, is a perfect way to lose time and simultaneously, raise yours expenses.

One tip to address this situation is to have an excellent web design that adapts quickly and positively to all device viewports. Therefore, you save time and spend less on development and management costs.

Recommended by Google

Google stays the biggest search engine in the world. High-ranking on Google’s SEO (search engine optimization) is one priority in companies’ strategy plans.  Google understands that if a user does not have the best possible experience on your site, they will go elsewhere. Consequently, the search engine highly recommends that your platform is mobile optimized.

Therefore, with the so-called Google’s “Mobilegeddon”, businesses are encouraged to have mobile friendly sites to increase their visibility on both mobile and desktop search and at the same time, respond to the internet users’ needs.

In today’s competitive market, your business needs the best web solutions. This is why you need a mobile-friendly site. We would be more than happy to guide and help your company to stay ahead of your competitors.

Types of Brochures and flyers

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Here are some types of brochures to consider when choosing to create one.

  1. Pamphlet / Leaflet / Flyers
  2. Catalog
  3. Parallel Fold
  4. Folder

A4 size Brochure (Standard size) Folding Option :

  1. Half-Fold Brochures / Single Fold
  2. z-Fold
  3. Accordion fold
  4. Tri-Fold
  5. Roll Fold

Ensure that your brochure is Print Ready before sending to printing.

A Print ready PDF must meet certain criteria for your file to print without problems. Below is a checklist that all print ready PDFs need to contain the following:

Ensure that all color used is a four-colour process CMYK.
The document size is the finished trim size.
Typography are converted to outline.
All image resolution are at 300dpi.
Images used are in the files.
3mm bleed are supplied in the files.
Artwork is at least 5mm from the edge of the page; this is regarded as a safe or quiet area.

Paper sizes

Types of Brochures and flyers

How to add Gzip compression to your website

Use Gzip compression.
Add the following code in the .htaccess file on your Linux Server to activate Gzip compression.

AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/rss+xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/javascript
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-javascript

Install phpmyadmin on your own server

I own a GoDaddy Deluxe share server and I host multiple website on it.

But what happen if you want to share database access to a developer and you want him to access only a specific database ?

Here how to Install it on your own server :

1. Download and install phpMyAdmin on your server.
2. Upload the phpMyAdmin folder into public_html directory.
3. Create a specific user on phpMyAdmin that access only the database your want this user to user.
4. Give access to you developer on www.yourwebsite.com/phpMyAdmin

That’s all.