Heal Your Church WebSite

Teaching, rebuking, correcting & training in righteous web design.

May 25, 2007
by meandean
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Users upset over Google Analytics outage

The [Google Analytics] service suffered outages of more than 24 hours this week, prompting affected users to wonder if Google intends to improve its performance and outage response … Most affected users reported problems on Tuesday and Wednesday, although some still experienced problems on Friday. In seemingly all cases, users could access their accounts but found that the Analytics dashboard reported significantly reduced or even zero traffic to their sites. Continue reading

May 24, 2007
by meandean
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CSS and round corners: Making accessible menu tabs

“One of the best websites out there, in terms of functionality, is, Amazon1. In terms of accessibility though, it’s not too great … Amazon’s menu tabs with their nice round corners, for example, look really nice but are rather inaccessible …” – Webcredible, August 2004 Continue reading

May 23, 2007
by meandean

Photo album or scrolling pix – which leads to higher conversion rates?

Yesterday’s post raised this question in a comment “… our church is working on a redesign of our website. One of the features that we would like to have is some sort of scrolling display of pictures. We are looking at possibly using flash to achieve this. I know there are other ways such as animated gifs, but it seems to me that flash is a good choice for this type of application. What do others think?” Continue reading