UPDATE 7/31/09:The offending Website was removed and redesigned by the developer after we threatened him with Legal Action. Keep in mind as you read this article that hiring a professional is always less expensive in the long run.
This is a pretty good question. There are many browser platforms available including: FireFox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and more. It doesn’t really matter what platform you select (We suggest Chrome, IE or FireFox) as long as you are using an UPDATED VERSION. Outdated browsers such as IE6 & IE7 WILL NOT DISPLAY WEBSITES PROPERLY Internet Explorer 6 came out in 2001and was built for the Web standards of that time which are drastically different that today’s standards.
This is a pretty common question. The answer is quite simple: Every Screen is different. Here at VisionLine Media we design websites so they can be seen properly by the greatest number of people. 98.9% of people today have a screen resolution of 1024×768 or higher. We design all of our Websites to accommodate people with this resolution or better. This is the internatiionally recognized standard for Website design.
Unsolicited Email or SPAM as it is commonly known, can create a headache for individuals and businesses. While there is no way to prevent SPAM completely, there are some things to you can do to prevent SPAM and to block the SPAM that is coming in.
On the Web everything you see is 72 DPI. Why you ask? Because the files have to be small enough for you to download them and so your monitor and graphics card can actually display them without crashing your computer.
In Printing everything must be 300 DPI. Why you ask? Because you don’t want your brochures to appear blurry and pixilated. (Pixilation is when you can actually see the dots that make up an image)
You see there is this thing in the United States of America called copyright law. Taking photos or anything else from someone elses website is STEALING! It would be the same as going to their place of business and shoplifting. DO NOT DO IT!
What Should You Do?
You can buy descent licensed stock images from places like istockphoto.com for $10.00/up. We can buy them for you if you need and it will appear on your final invoice.
Because VisionLine Media does Web work, people often ask us what type of computer they should buy. I usually tell them that we don’t sell computers therefore we have no clue. I can tell you that we have had several horrible experiences with Dell. Both Dell machines we have owned have had problems right from the start. One machine even failed to get through the boot cycle the first time we fired it up!