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Forum: Website Design 21st June 2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Estimated Cost to Build Site

It depends whether there are plugins/scripts available to buy as the engine for this website.

It depends if the 'submit a story' script auto compiles the text into an image or an admin does this...
Forum: Website Design 8th June 2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Review my design

Very nice website design, I can imagine the load time being long if you do not use jpeg's however.

In terms of SEO, you'll want to get more content and keyword variation on your home page.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Does changing the name of your XML sitemap effect SEO?

It doesn't matter if your XML sitemap is called sitemap.xml or 7825mkifn.xml.

Competitors can easily see all your pages typing:

site:www.yourwebsite.com
in Google search.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th May 2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: started a website for my business dont know how to get it ranked, any suggestions?

If your website is new, it could take up to 1 month to get indexed by Google. How long has it been?

If you used black hat techniques it will still rank for a few days, because the de-indexing bot...
Forum: Website Design 22nd May 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Time taken for design?

I have been in web design for a few years now, and these are my times:

Finding out what the client wants: 30 minutes - 1 hour.
Initial design in Photoshop: 4 hours + 30 minutes of adjustments...
Forum: Website Design 18th May 2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: I'm stuck on constant traffic | Brainstorm Needed

Try making the 'What are you looking for' search box and writing more noticeable.
Forum: Website Design 16th May 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Color scheme generator?

I doubt there are any tools that specify how to design a website. I don't think technology has come that far yet!

However, this tool is simply brilliant when picking hues, shades and saturations...
Forum: Website Design 7th May 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Multiple H1 titles on a page?

H1 tags can be used to tell Google what your page is about in one phrase. However, through abuse of styling h1's to look like normal text. Google has changed the emphasis of H1 tags.

Instead,...
Forum: Website Design 7th May 2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Discount page

For discounts I use the app on the Facebook called 'static html' and install it on my Facebook page.

There a 2 settings:
non-fan: Click like to reveal the discount code.
fan: Here is your...
Forum: Website Design 7th May 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 934
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: My first site

The bad:
You'll need to improve the SEO if you want to rank for those keywords.
I saw a few spelling and grammar mistakes.
Your pictures page links to some hosting company :s
You have no...
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 4th May 2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 72,681
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Inspirational Quotes for Encouragement – Post Yours

Mine is:
"You only truly fail when you quit trying to succeed"
- Some old guy from the black and white photograph age~
Forum: Website Design 4th May 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 669
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Help me make my site look better

SEO-wise it is bad.

The design is ok for a website structured with tables.

To really sell what you have to offer I suggest some testimonials of previous buyers.
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Please Help w/ Putting Opt-in On Right Side of

If you know a little bit of CSS you can do the following:

1. Find your style.css
2. Open it and find #widget_ns_mailchimp
3. Add this code between the { and } brackets

text-align:right;

...
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Critique My Logo

I'm not really much of a graphic design expert but here's my two cents

Concept 1: Too complicated, took me a few seconds to understand they were meeting at the top.

Concept 2: The thumb is a...
Forum: Website Design 2nd May 2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Please have a look at my website

Pros:
Simple websites that clearly state what they do and how to get started will always get my vote.

The design is clean, the call to action is direct and the website can help people solve...
Forum: Website Design 29th April 2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: My First website. What do you guys think?

This is an epic website in comparison to my first build! No... REALLY! :p

You have plenty of content on your website, which is always great. I even learnt a little about the stock market hehe.
...
Forum: Website Design 28th April 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,514
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Making Links Open in a new tab

Here to help :)


As long as the target="_blank" is inside the opening tag it will work.


<a href="template1.html" target="_blank">Link</a>
or
<a target="_blank"...
Forum: Website Design 28th April 2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: New Website Red Flagged by google, some advice here please.

Bad web designer is bad.

If the web designer built the website, it would take less than 5 minutes to detect a virus.

Not to mention if it was a pirated template, the designer would have to...
Forum: Website Design 28th April 2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Please help me in choosing a domain name!!!!

Choose a domain name that relates to your niche.
Get inside the head of your potential visitors, what would they type in Google to find you?


To be honest going for such a range of topics will...
Forum: Website Design 28th April 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,514
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Making Links Open in a new tab

Place this code inside the <a> tag in code view.


target="_blank"


For example:

<a href="template1.html" target="_blank">Click to open template in a new tab</a>
Forum: Website Design 26th April 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Web Design Company website review

I didn't know this. I can see how it would look like pimping, I thought it would be like every other website review.

I've gathered some great feedback from the warriors anyway and I don't mind if...
Forum: Website Design 25th April 2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Web Design Company website review

My portfolio is pretty small at the moment. However, if you go to the web design page you will see it.


And as for the dark comments: I have been experimenting with lighter colours. However, none...
Forum: Website Design 25th April 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Web Design Company website review

The time has come to get my website reviewed by the warriors.
The link to the website under review is in my sig.

My website statistics:

Adwords:
Targeted keyword phase: "Web Design Dorset" ...
Forum: Website Design 21st April 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Nice trick for keeping spambots off your site

Lets not rule anything out now!

On a more serious note, I agree with you, captchas are a pain in the...

I did try this method a few months back on a small project, while writing the code I...
Forum: Website Design 19th April 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: 'Coming Soon' page

It is not wise to make a 'coming soon' or 'under construction' page. To be honest I would wait out the couple of weeks and present a website that is complete.

If you're passionate about having a...
Forum: Website Design 18th April 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: can someone plise look my website

Your website will need to have much better graphics on it to have a impact on potential customers.

Your portfolio is amazing. Why can't you create banners/headers/images etc, on your website like...
Forum: Website Design 16th April 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Website Review Please!

It's not bad, took some reading to understand what your website was about.

It was a little slow at loading, you should use CSS3 for the bg image you have there. This is a nice website for CSS3...
Forum: Website Design 16th April 2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Cloned site won't index

If you're new to .htaccess and you're using cPanel you can simply login to the .info domain > go to redirects > redirect .info pages to related .com pages
Forum: Website Design 12th April 2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Searching for a WP plugin where visitors can download my business cards

You can set up a direct link to the file and the browser will auto download the file.

Example: the directory for your business card is /wp/images/business-cards/my-business-card.jpg

Simply put...
Forum: Website Design 11th April 2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: What's missing on our website?

Hello Dinnap.

I like the design, clean and fresh, my favourite.

One thing I would suggest is bringing the black part of the footer down a tone or 2. It looks odd surrounded by light colours:...
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Looking for a website review

This looks a lot like a WordPress theme I've seen before... *looks at footer* oh there it is!

It's not a bad website for an affiliate. Keep up the work and make your website unique so your...
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Slider for header.

That effect is widely known as the 'jQuery Accordion'.

It is not difficult to implement. However, it can be tricky to get the CSS the way you want it if you're new to CSS.

Here is a great...
Forum: Programming 9th April 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Can I stop the 'choice' of videos offered by Youtube when my video ends?

You do not have to go back and re-embed your videos, simply add rel=0 to the end of the Youtube video URL. :)
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: best CMS for client websites?

WordPress is your best bet, there are 1000's of nice templates out there, Drupal is a bit more advanced.



This could be a problem if your clients want a specific change on their website.
...
Forum: Programming 6th April 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,081
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: forward mail, info@mysite.com, to my gmail account?

I made a video tutorial on this as a lot of customers asked the same question: Creating an email forwarder step by step (http://www.isubwebdesign.co.uk/creatinganemailforwarder.php)

There's also...
Forum: Programming 4th April 2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: URL rewirte and redirect problem

Redirects using the PHP header from dynamic to static does work in some cases. However, most of the time this issue cannot be fixed with one line of code to suit all.

This may help Setting Up 301...
Forum: Programming 3rd April 2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Using WordPress to make a CMS?

I will be adding the templates for them, all they have to do is Login > click Pages > click All Pages, Then click the page they wish to edit in 'visual' view.

Really easy, even for a beginner :)
Forum: Programming 3rd April 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Using WordPress to make a CMS?

MySQL/PHP retrieval was my first attempt at a CMS, it worked great, but wasn't very user friendly and required a lot of coding.



I had it installed on my test server. I played with it for...
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Can I stop the 'choice' of videos offered by Youtube when my video ends?

rel=0

at the end of the video URL.

Example:
ww.youtube.com/watch?v=dUr1N2jC94 <--- here

End results:
ww.youtube.com/watch?v=dUr1N2jC94rel=0
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Using WordPress to make a CMS?

I think Notepad++ is a bit beyond the average persons know-how. This is why I'm trying to configure WP as a CMS.

I managed to find a video explaining it a little better:
How To Use Wordpress as...
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Using WordPress to make a CMS?

I have been building websites using only Notepad++ for several years.

I would rather not have a program automatically creating code for me. Rather, build my own static pages in Notepad++, add PHP...
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Using WordPress to make a CMS?

I've been in web design for a few years now and I want to provide a CMS for new customers using Word Press.

I have searched around a lot about how to do this but most of the information I find is...
Forum: Website Design 1st April 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Website sitemap

If your website is half complete i would suggest not putting it online until it is complete.

If however, you plan to add more content to your website later you can always update your sitemaps to...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: How hard is it to break into the web design industry?

The best way to break in to the web design industry is by creating a great portfolio and showing it to potential clients.

Around 10 websites will do, fake or not, it will show your skill....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st March 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 930
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Are you still a fan of google?

Google are awesome for forcing people to join social networking sites and sharing ideas/tips to get better ranks on Google. It's a lot easier to learn online than ever before.

If Google start...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 755
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Where to find photos and graphics?

There are a lot of free image resources out there. However, sometimes they want something in return.
You can rarely get an image/graphic that is truly free.

I use Shutterstock for all my...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Facebook "Like" button Racist!!

That is weird, it should work :s

Have you tried:
A Spanish version of the Facebook like button?
Asking on a Spanish web design forum?

If all else fails you can always just have a link to the...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: How's my site? need your suggestions

It looks good and loads super fast, which I like.

However, maybe you could space out the boxes a little bit more. Seems a it squashed up.
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Product Rankings Widget or Table

I would suggest using a HTML list:

<ol>
<li>Product</li>
<li>Product</li>
<li>Product</li>
</ol>

The numbers will automatically be generated due to the <ol> tag being used.
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Is my color scheme bad?

The colour scheme is good, the cracked earth is not so good.

It reminds me of an African charity like Wilcox said.

Maybe a contemporary repeating background would be a better choice here.
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Please suggest me a good and affordable VPS

With hosting, the more you spend the better. Your customers experience is invaluable.

I use Web hosting UK. I would suggest using them if you or your customers are based in the UK. Great customer...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,997
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Adding a blog to my website

Wordpress is definitely the way to go on this. If your current designer cannot do it hire someone who can.

If all else fails make a blog on blogspot.com and linking it back to the home page of...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 698
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: Please review my site

It looks good, i especially like the sliding navigation.

However, in the first 5 seconds of visiting your website I had no idea what your website was about. Maybe you should put a headline to...
Forum: Website Design 31st March 2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By Nathan Joshua
Re: HTML Tutorial

I learnt HTML, PHP and Photoshop all from the same videos.

'tutvids', not that popular but the tutorials are very good if you learn through doing well.
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