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Turn Your Website into an App

If you have a responsive website it’s easy to use your website on a smart phone. This eliminates the need for app development for most websites. If you planned on developing an application that would have all the same functionalities as your website, there is no need as you can turn your website into an app icon in just a few easy clicks. Continue reading

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Invitation: Responsive Websites with The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce

Invitation: Lunch & Learn on Responsive Websites

In a multi-device, multi-screen world, websites must be optimized to look and function on every device: desktop computer, tablet, smartphone, e-reader, game console, and more. The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch & Learn, with presenter Shawn O’Hara of Radar Hill Web Design. Join us to find out more about: Continue reading

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May: What’s Up on the Hill?

Celebrating 14 Years - Radar Hill's 14 year anniversary (with a cupcake and candle)On April 15, Radar Hill celebrated fourteen years in business. We have grown from the original three owners of Shawn, Roger, and Dan, with a small handful of clients, to eleven staff and a wide range of business and non-profit clients. We are now one of the largest and most stable website design and development companies on Vancouver Island. Thank you for your support! Here is an update on the past couple of months. In this issue:

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April Tips, Tricks & Shiny Stuff

A woman's hands holding up an iPad showing the Google homepageSpring is in the air, although our winter has been unusually mild. Time for this month’s collection of useful tips, reviews, and links of interest.

Password Tip

What makes a good password? How do you choose a good password? If you are now using any of the password wallet or password lockers we mentioned last month, these can create passwords that are harder to break because they are composed of numbers, and UPPER and lower case letters. An example is rnuw7DuaGAhZ. Some have the option of including other characters such as $%&#!*. An example is C$qrw5k9x9K&. Note that not all programs you log into will accept special characters. Continue reading

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Mobile is Dead – Responsive Web Design Has Arrived

Vector image of a smartphone, tablet, and wide screen laptopNot that long ago you had to have a mobile version of your website.  Chuck it.  Yes, it’s outdated.  Most responsible web development companies are deploying responsive designs.

A responsive web design is one that adapts to each form of media. In non-geek chat that means your website is easily readable and accessible regardless of what kind of computer you’re viewing it on:  desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.  Think of the layout of your website being fluid.  The entire architecture will be adaptable to any kind of screen size. Continue reading

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