Archive for September 2009
Is Your Million-Dollar Practice at Risk?
Recently, I had the pleasure of doing some work for Linda Harvey for a direct mail piece. Linda specializes in risk management in the medical and dental fields. I didn’t realize how many things needed to be kept up-to-date and monitored for these fields. Unless your employees are actively informed of new procedures, it seems…Read More
WordPress: Adding sponsor (or website) links
You may have a wordpress site that you would like to add “Links” to. This may be a list of sponsors or your favorite websites. One of the easier ways to accomplish this is through the “Links” panel. Add a new link After you have logged into your administrative area, go to the “Links” menu…Read More
Cleaning up Text for Layout Automatically
I recently mentioned a few things you should be doing when preparing type for layout in “Bad Design: Things You Shouldn’t Do” that include eliminating double-spaces and using the correct hyphens. If you receive content that you’ll be utilizing you may notice some work needs to be done to clean it up. Fortunately, there are…Read More
What does "hosting a web site mean"?
Question What does “hosting a web site mean”? Answer If you were hosting a party, it would probably mean that the party was being held at your house and you were providing everything needed to have a successful party: food, chairs, music, house, etc. Hosting a web site is similar. The host provides the server,…Read More
Mambo: Quick Start Guide
Mambo can be a little daunting for new users. There are a lot of options and everything is isn’t always clear. The trick is that there are only a few things you really need to know to manage your site… you just need to learn where they are. Here is a quick start for the…Read More
Firebug: Firefox CSS Addon
Firebug is an addon for Firefox and is a really nice little tool if you are doing web development. It gives you a great way to see what CSS is being used and view changes on the fly! See Kristarella’s 6.5 minute video below. It’s a great little tutorial!Read More
Outlook Express: Saving embedding images
I often send attachments to Outlook Express users that receive the images as embedded, inline graphics, even though I sent them as attachments (there is no embed option on a Mac). If the user is just viewing the file, this is fine. If a user needs to save the file, it’s another annoying story. Where one…Read More
InDesign: Resize Document Window?
Question: Do you know what preference I need to adjust in Indesign CS4 to keep an opening document from filling the entire screen? Even if I adjust it to where I’d like it to stay and then close it, when I reopen it, it takes the whole 24″ of my screen. Answer: NOTE: New versions of…Read More