you've never implemented a discussion board before, you'll probably
want to visit some of the other boards in the Coolboard community to
get an idea of what works and what doesn't before springing your creation
on the world. (Look for boards with lots of postings and try to figure
what's making them work.) Setting up shop shouldn't pose many problems
- the whole process should take less than an hour, and much less time
than that if you accept the default layout and thread settings.
minuses: they'll eventually figure out a way to make you pay for it.
Popping open the hood to take a look at the source code of a web page to see how something is done is straightforward and often revealing (In Explorer click View + Source.), but looking for a specific snippet of HTML or a particular script can be a pain, especially if you're inexperienced or facing a page with hundreds of lines of code.
Well it turns out Microsoft has come up with a solution. The Web Developer Accessories utility for Internet Explorer 5.0 enables a new browser command "view partial source". Highlight a page element and then right click - you'll see only the code you're interested in. A must-have. 131 KB free download available from Microsoft.com
Happily, countermeasures are available. One of the simplest is the framebuster object available for Dreamweaver.
framebuster on your pages and you'll be able to override attempts to
frame you, leaving linked visitors with a pristine view of your site.
The key to a successful e-commerce site is excellent customer service...customer service...customer service.
Many web sites (and traditional companies) are outsourcing customer service.
may not be such a hot idea
There was a time when putting an e in front of words in promotional copy was innovative enough that it caught people's attention.
We agree that "e-biz" does have a kind of cool ring to it.
e-strategy does have flair.
And who would argue that e-wisdom isn't cutting edge?
However, recent research suggests that the more accustomed people become to seeing a new word or innovation in print, the less likely they are to react positively to it.
With thousands of references in print and on television every month, it's hard to believe good old mr. e hasn't worn out his welcome with consumers.
Pick another letter.
Um - better prepare yourself. The banner ads are coming. The banner ads are coming
If a job candidate tells you they're a card -carrying member of the HTML writers guild you may want to look farther afield in your quest for talent.
( or at least read this review )
It's a matter of some debate among web professionals.
The statistics are contradictory. One survey says search engines generate the majority of web site traffic. The next says the key is real world advertising.
Who should you believe?
There are definite do's and don'ts however, facts that every web developer needs to be aware of.
Too many people find out they've broken the rules the hard way, after the damage has already been done and customers have gone elsewhere.
Getting them to come back can be easier said than done.
Mistakes you shouldn't make.
Still, with credit card fraud expected to remain a problem on the Net over the next few years, it's probably a good idea to offer customers the assurance that a secure transaction certificate provides
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