Category: ‘Website Development’


“301” Redirects for SEO

Posted on March 4th, 2010

Search engines will often regard www.example.com and example.com as two different websites. Because of this, websites usually experience the effects of link fragmentation (inbound links point to both www.example.com and others to example.com). For example, if www.example.com has 5,000 inbound links and example.com has 2,500 inbound links you could potentially combine them so you have all 7,500 links pointing to www.example.com.

Read more of “301” Redirects for SEO »


IE Changes EPS to PS Files when Downloading

Posted on November 19th, 2007

AI file type logo

If you plan to link directly to an .EPS or .AI file for downloading (e.g. logos, vector art, etc.) on a website, you should note that Internet Explorer (IE6 & IE7) doesn’t correctly handle these postscript files. If you attempt to download an .eps file with IE it will save it as a .ps file and it will save an .ai file as a .pdf. This is not a problem in Firefox or Opera.

Read more of IE Changes EPS to PS Files when Downloading »


Accessible Fonts; PX Vs. EMs

Posted on August 8th, 2006

All future sites designed by MCGWD will now feature font sizes set with ems. Here’s why:

Yesterday we received an email stating one of the websites we designed wasn’t accessible to the vision impaired. The lady noted she had trouble reading the website because she couldn’t enlarged the text with her browser.

Read more of Accessible Fonts; PX Vs. EMs »


« Older EntriesNewer Entries »