In this post, we take a look at the new Google Maps Augmented Reality (AR) feature. This new feature is available only via “Directions” when a pedestrian route is selected. AR works by overlaying visual cues on top of live video. It senses your location via GPS and then guides you towards your destination. This cool feature is “invite-only” for
Content Management Systems (CMS) & Managed Services In this edition Tina, our Lead Developer explains the importance of Content Management Systems, commonly referred to as CMS. A prime example of CMS is WordPress, a platform we utilize every day here at Website Design Kingston. CMS allows an easy approach to design for your website, which requires little to no experience.
In this week’s edition, we will look at social media and the role it plays in your content strategy. There are indeed many uses for Social Media. The platform and type of content you release all plays a role in deciding where you should put your efforts. Make no mistake the main goal of Social Media (in a business context)
In our third VLOG installment, we look at Search Engine Optimization or SEO. SEO has become a buzzword recently with many SMB owners and entrepreneurs questioning its value. Most think since they have a website and it gets user traffic they don’t need to pay much attention to it. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Search Engine Optimization helps build your domain authority and
Content Management Systems The pervasive content management system, WordPress, is undergoing some major changes. The most attention-grabbing new addition to the popular website builder is called ‘Gutenberg’. It is a block editor that promises to revolutionize the editing experience for both novice users and professional developers alike. The editor gets its distinct name from Johannes Gutenberg who invented the printing
Free is Tempting 2018 saw a continued rise in popularity for free website builders like Wix, Web.com and SquareSpace. These web-builder services are great tools for showcasing your content to the masses. However because they’re free they often come with limitations or strings attached. Search Engine Optimization After launching a new site via Wix or Squarespace many users notice their
Google is fulfilling its promise to construct a safer Internet by condemning all un-encrypted websites with the summer launch of Chrome 68. The latest Chrome update sets out to name and shame legacy sites that do not have the proper certificate. An ‘unsafe’ indication alerts potential customers that a site is dangerous, even if the site is simply outdated. This