Website Design


What makes a website work?

What makes a website work?
14 Nov 2011

What makes a website work? People. Like most things in life, there are no shortcuts to success. Sure, you can argue a robot is capable of making a pretty good car these days. And sure, you can argue the self-checkout machine does a pretty good job at the grocery store. But no amount of technology will ever replace the amount of quality, care and effort...

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Why a CMS is Best

Why a CMS is Best
24 Oct 2011

If you’re anything like us, you’ve spent a fair amount of time wrestling with your content to make it work and look exactly how you want it to. It can be a frustrating fight — especially when you don’t have a fair amount of time to spare. This is why content management systems (CMS) arrived to rescue those of us without an HTML black belt...

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What is browser compatibility testing?

What is browser compatibility testing?
16 Sep 2011

You want your website to look the same on everyone’s computer right? But not everyone uses the same browser. You might use Internet Explorer. We use Firefox, most of the time. Google has their own browser called Chrome. Mac users often use Safari (but it’s available for PC too…). There’s tons of other browsers most people have not even heard of,  such as Opera. A...

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BigCommerce: Our Favourite E-Commerce CMS

BigCommerce: Our Favourite E-Commerce CMS
16 Sep 2011

There are many content management systems that allow you to group, organize and grow your web content. For those of us that have more specific needs, E-Commerce solutions for example, the CMS we choose needs to be able to create complex listings with limited effort. Here at Canopy Media we use BigCommerce for all of our E-Commerce CMS needs. The shear volume of options available...

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Website Conversion is the Ultimate Goal

Website Conversion is the Ultimate Goal
12 Sep 2011

Window shopping is nice. It’s free. It’s pretty. There’s no pressure to buy anything. But all the window shopping in the world can’t keep business owners operating in the black. Customers do. So, if you want to convert your website window shoppers into website customers, some conversion tools are probably a good idea. What brings customers into a street business? The signage? The sale? The promise of...

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