Category: ‘Website Development’

“301” Redirects for SEO

Posted on March 4th, 2010

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

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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.

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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.

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