Author Archives: Jeff Kolakowski

WordPress as a Platform for Restaurant Websites

When designing a website for a restaurant, WordPress along with the right theme, can deliver the goods as far as page organization and content management. And what is the most important content in a restaurant’s website? Well, the menu, of … Continue reading

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Content Management Systems

This post is an attempt to explain Content Management Systems (CMS) to people new to the term, or possibly unaware of what CMS means in terms of website design and development. It is a pretty straightforward term, as that a … Continue reading

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Preparing to Launch a Website

Preparing, and launching a website is a confusing issue to many business owners, especially the ones who came of age before the explosion of computer and digital technology. They see many offers on television of easy do-it-yourself services that supposedly … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Open Source Technology

There are many advantages to using open-sourced technology for constructing your website(s). One of the biggest advantages is price, as it is possible to use software that is developed to be shared, that is basically free, with donations accepted, usually … Continue reading

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Using CSS to style HTML

The easiest way to demonstrate how CSS works is through examples of the code, and then how these code examples would display on a web page. With CSS, there are lines of code that needed to be added to the … Continue reading

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CSS to the Rescue

CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets is a method developed to allow for laying out web pages without the use of tables. With tables, the html code used starts to get really cumbersome, and confusing. Also, once developed, these pages can … Continue reading

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Outward Image Print Services

Outward Image has evolved from working almost exclusively on website projects, to a balanced design solution for both web, and print materials. Our experience in the area of print is extensive, and that experience pays off to you in receiving … Continue reading

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The Role of Tables in Early Web Development

The roots of CSS lie in a need for web site developers and designers to control the design aspects of their web pages. Before the advent of CSS, designers were forced to use tables, in order to control the layout, … Continue reading

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Lists in HTML

My last post did not get into lists, but this is a good category to learn on its own. Lists consist of two types of tags working together. The first tag you need to know is the <ul> or <ol> … Continue reading

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Basic HTML

Understanding HTML can be a little intimidating at first, but it doesn’t have to be hard to understand. Basically, every type statement on a website page needs to have tag identifiers to tell the browser what it is and how … Continue reading

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