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Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:40:00 CET by SmoothStep
This huge educational website has been developed on Wordpress content manager using our custom plugins. Large part of website content has been imported from the old website; we had to develop the importers. This generates over 3000 unique pages for search engines.
As soon as the website has been released visits from Google search have doubled, mainly due to our SEO friendly static page production that was not implemented on the old website.Read full article »
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:02:00 CET by SmoothStep
Smooth Step content manager is no match to Wordpress or other open source solutions where complex content layout is involved. This high quality transportation website has been produced using content in mixed columns, a feature that is easily handled with our manager.
The website is very successful generating many airport transfer requests due to our elegant design and SEO services.Read full article »
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 17:12:00 CET by SmoothStep
We have been developing an e-commerce website that required extensive online shopping services, also a blogging support. To accomplish these features we have combined two powerful tools – Prestashop product manager and Wordpress blogging system. After long and complex programming both engines have been integrated seamlessly into each other so that shopping cart would be available blog section, also latest news would be displayed with online products.
This online shop has a dynamic Ajax based shopping cart, product search and listings, different payment forms, client accounts with order tracking and billing services, stock management and monthly sales reports - all that is needed for ecommerce business.Read full article »
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 15:30:00 CET by Smooth Step
Working with photo retouch, video editing and post production for various projects we have developed various custom artistic image filtering techniques.
After reviewing large amount of saved filters and recorded footage our team has decided to release Sky Jazz artistic video and a new site focused on photo retouch, filming and post production.Read full article »
Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:02:00 CET by Smooth Step
Dynamic web development opens possibilities to build highly automated websites that can be easily managed using content and product management software while static ones are simply a bunch of HTML documents on the server.
Without any administration static sites give little benefit to site owner as websites that provide interactivity and fresh content tend to rank better.
Article comments main benefits that can be achieved using dynamic development approach.Read full article »
Fri, 18 Sep 2009 19:16:00 CET by SmoothStep
Web designers are never happy with their own website… New ideas and techniques are appearing every day incrementing urge for renewal…
We have been looking at our old site for a long time writing a list of what could be made better. After a while the list got so long that we have decided to go for complete redesign. Several new things have been implemented these include: tag cloud with results ordered by relevancy, product section, dynamic slideshows and others.Read full article »
Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:53:00 CET by Martin, SmoothStep
Here we will try to present first steps one should take to analyze web application performance. This is very important as it is a basic foundation on which other actions are based.
We will stress here on monitoring the behavior of web application as it is vital to understand how it works.Read full article »
Fri, 02 May 2008 14:18:00 CET by SmoothStep
Chapter comments how to improve web application and overal website performance using server side caching.
Here we talk about several caching models with their pros and cons and examples, also where they have been used on Smooth Step CMS.Read full article »
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 18:36:00 CET by SmoothStep
Static URLs are very important to achieve best possible search engine positioning and to increase web site performance.
Article comments main difference between static and dynamic page names (URLs) and how to convert them using URL rewriting technology.Read full article »
Fri, 25 Jan 2008 14:38:00 CET by SmoothStep
Free major web browsers to choose; their advantages, security and supported operating systems.
Make sure that you are using latest version of your web browser installed, especially if you are still using Internet Explorer 6 as it has serious security and rendering flaws.Read full article »
Mon, 12 Nov 2007 13:32:00 CET by SmoothStep
Computer viruses tend to slow down computer's performance and damage file system. In this chapter you will find free antivirus software to protect your computer.Read full article »
Fri, 05 Oct 2007 16:13:00 CET by SmoothStep
Email service is often abused because of its democratic nature. When user publishes email address as text on the website it takes only a few days for pharmaceutical, scam or other type of email spam to arrive.Read full article »
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 20:21:00 CET by SmoothStep
This chapter is about security on the internet - Fraudulent software and vulnerable web browsing applications.
You will also find information about free antivirus and antispyware software, firewalls and useful protection tips for safer internet usage.Read full article »
Sat, 15 Sep 2007 15:19:00 CET by SmoothStep
It is important to know how web browsers work to use website information and services effectively.
Here we have commented several basic web browser features for those who are not yet familiar.Read full article »
Fri, 10 Aug 2007 02:53:00 CET by SmoothStep
Email software is a computer program designed to manage electronic mail.
Unlike web mail service, email software is capable of handling multiple email accounts; what can be very useful for business internet users.
Sun, 15 Jul 2007 15:14:00 CET by SmoothStep
Web based e-mail service is very helpful for those who need free email account that is easily accessible from the internet by using web browser.
Here you will find major free email providers, also their pros and cons compared to business email service.Read full article »
Mon, 04 Jun 2007 14:33:00 CET by SmoothStep
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