Archive for the ‘Best Practices’ Category

Responsive Web Design: Flexible Sites for a Mobile World

We’ve mentioned responsive web design in a few of our blog entries in the past, and with 2013 being the year of responsive web design, we’d like to take a closer look into the concept and what’s behind it.

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Fighting Back Against Spam

Part of being a hosting provider is dealing with everybody’s least favourite part of the internet: spam. Unlike most folks, we have to deal not only with incoming spam, but also outgoing spam which our servers may be sending. It’s important to handle spam complaints quickly, not only for the general good of the net, but because one server’s spamming may result in multiple servers being added to spam blocklists, affecting other hosting customers. Here’s how we keep an eye out for spam…

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The Benefits of Style Guides

Giving a new website a unified and coherent visual style is crucial to creating both an engaging and informative web experience. In this post, GT software developer Alister West gives some insight into the role style guides play in ensuring that a site’s visual elements are uniform and attractive.

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Moving Up The Ranks: An SEO Introduction

Search Engine Optimization is on everyone’s lips in the IT world today, as more and more companies are looking for ways to increase their search engine rankings. While GT isn’t an SEO shop, we try to ensure that the sites and pages we build are created using sound SEO principles. If you’re looking at optimizing your own site, here are a few basic tips and resources to help get you started.

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