Rich Cards: the new Google results format
Rich Cards: the new Google results format
  • Website creation

In May 2016, Google launched the next big change to the appearance of its search engine results pages with Rich Cards. Given that more than half of searches on the world’s most popular search engine come from mobile devices today, it’s hardly surprising that the latest results format update is designed specifically for smartphones and tablets. So what do Rich Cards entail? And how can web...

Rich Cards: the new Google results format
Mock-up and wireframe: a direct comparison
Mock-ups and wireframes: visualizing your web concept
  • Website creation

There is a lot of work between the original idea and the finished result when you’re developing a new website or app. One of the most crucial and demanding stages of realizing a concept is the visualization of your ideas for the layout, design, and functionality. This is when mock-ups and wireframes are the most useful.

Mock-ups and wireframes: visualizing your web concept
How to integrate a Facebook like/share button
The Facebook like button: how to embed social plugins
  • Website creation

If you believe Facebook’s statistics, then users who regularly use the like button have more than twice the amount of friends as typical Facebook users. They also click on around 5 times as many external links. In order to reach such active users, it’s recommendable that companies implement what’s known as social plugins, designed to bring the famous interactive like and share buttons directly...

The Facebook like button: how to embed social plugins
Create your own visitor counter: How it works
Visitor counter: Create a counter for your website
  • Website creation

At the start of the internet, a visitor counter on a website was a classic marketing instrument that significantly helped the success of a web presence. Today, the practical scripts are primarily used for presenting click numbers on specific content, such as videos or blog entries, as well as for collecting basic user data for web analysis. If you don’t want to rely on free or paid downloads, or...

Visitor counter: Create a counter for your website
Cool and creative 404 pages: tips and examples
Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages
  • Website creation

When surfing the web, users are often stopped in their tracks by 404 pages. This error message means that the page the user is trying to reach doesn’t exist. Most of these webpages are standardized, but some operators choose to create their own, individual 404 pages. So how do you go about creating a memorable, innovative 404 error page? We’ll take you through the dos and don’ts of making a 404...

Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages
Find, view and download old versions of websites
View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
  • Website creation

You want to find old versions of websites? Travel back in time with us - almost to the dawn of the internet. Or perhaps you’d rather visit your own old website to track its progress. If you save your website in a web page archive, the contents are not lost and can still be viewed years later. Archives like the Wayback Machine are an amazing resource for all web users- whether SEO experts,...

View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
How to embed a video with HTML
Embedding videos on your page
  • Website creation

With HTML5, uploading video content onto your website is easier than ever. The most recent version of this popular markup language defines a new native element, video, and the associated programming interface. Website operators can also embed audio-visual content onto their online presences using video platforms such as YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding videos on your page
What exactly is a website?
What exactly is a website?
  • Website creation

What exactly is a website? Who needs one, and what are the different options available for private users and businesses? There are solutions for beginners, which require no programming knowledge. These solutions, especially content management systems, have established themselves in the last few years due to their flexible content management. Professionals, however, still swear by self-written...

What exactly is a website?
clear cookies
Deleting cookies: how to clear stored data
  • Website creation

Some cookies can be very helpful – they let you sleep on those impulse purchases and keep them from disappearing out of your shopping cart, or log into social media sites with just one click. But not all cookies make surfing the web easier, and some may even forward unwanted information to third parties. It is a good idea to learn how to clear cookies, and this guide will show you how to clear...

Deleting cookies: how to clear stored data
How to create a website on Mac devices
Creating a website on your Mac–it’s all about the software
  • Website creation

Whether you’re a dab hand or a total novice, web designers are spoilt for choice when it comes to creating their web presence. Even with minimal knowledge of HTML and JavaScript, creating websites on Mac computers can be a simple process; you just need a web editor and a great idea. It’s also easier than ever to realize more complex projects thanks to a wide range of user-friendly, professional...

Creating a website on your Mac–it’s all about the software