CMS -- Wordpress, HTML/CSS, Security, VPS Administration
CMS -- Wordpress, HTML/CSS, Security
Site development from a conceptual framework, site structure, layout, navigational and content elements, to the most applicable rendition involving database backend, scripting and web applications integration, based on site requirements and its intended target audience.
Although there is no lack of tools for all facets of site development available, the most efficient, precise and trouble-free coding process is still done by hand.
Following are some of the most frequently used graphic applications for web site components design:
- Corel Paint Shop Pro
- Custom font libraries, logotypes or special typefaces
Almost a strict adherence to CSS/HTML ruleset is not a religiously motivated, but necessitated by factors that provide the most flexible platform for site structure, maintenance and separation of content from design and layout components. If possible, solutions are sought to replace any scripting component by its CSS/HTML equivalent, including animations.
PHP is used extensively as scripting platform for many web applications—not only for simple modifications of existing code, but also for development of entirely custom-made applications that are required by the site specifications.
Backend is usually based on MySQL/MySQLi. Postgres is employed if its features can provide a better fit for the target application.
Content Management applications are developed and integrated as needed, including use of existing or creation of custom themes or templates and plugins, modules and components.
WordPress Joomla Drupal Custom CMS scripting, from a concept to a deployed application, based on CodeIgniter or phpCake.
There are many shopping cart applications available, whether off-the-shelf or open source -- osCommerce, Magento, VirtueMart (Joomla based), WooCommerce (Wordpress based) are the most robust and flexible. Although custom made scripts can be developed when required, the osCommerce, VirtueMart, WooCommerce provide affordable tools that can be adapted in many ways.
Common modifications or integrations:
- Payment gateways—Paypal, VeriSign, or other payment and financial instrument systems.
- Layout—Integrating existing site layout or a template into the e-commerce plugin or module
Other modifications and customizations can be implemented, whenever required.
The following Forum applications can be integrated to fit the site requirements:
- CMS forum/discussion plugins/modules
- Simple Machines, PHP/MySQL based forum script.
- Integration of remotely hosted applications like Disqus
Years of experience in maintenance of VPS and dedicated servers based on LAMP architecture (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP), including rolling out updates/upgrades and security patches and optimizing the performance. The maintenance may include security maintenance if elected by a customer.
Preventative security maintenance or per event site restoration and securing after incidents of hacking. While hackings do happen infrequently, whenever they do they leave a negative impact on the site acessibility and visitors retention. An ounce of prevention... goes a long way.
Search engine optimization and maintenance—it does not involve only a submission to numerous search engines, which is rather a trivial, albeit somewhat time consuming matter. The target of the optimization is the best fit for the target audience—for the site or its parts can be found near the top of major search engines listings, using all the facilities for rendering of a desired prime spot, even these mysterious tools that are publicly undisclosed. Maintenance is a necessary part of the optimization, as rules do change from time to time and the site has to be updated for compliance.
Google My Business can be elected as a part of the SEO, or as a standalone utility to enable a beter visibility witin the local milieu.