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FAQ About Oneupweb’s Graphic Design and Website Redesign Services

How many small and medium-sized companies have professional graphic designers on staff? Not many. At Oneupweb, we fill that gap by working as an extension of our clients’ teams to provide beautiful, on-brand design work. When prospects reach out to us about graphic design for content marketing projects, business collateral or a website redesign, these…

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What You Lose When You Choose a Drag and Drop Website

When an out-of-the-box website is best for your business: Never, really. Written by: JD Antosiak, Web Developer at Oneupweb With so many drag and drop website builders nowadays, the real meaning of being a web developer has gotten lost somewhere. There is a world of people who think they could simply make an award-winning site…

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Mobile-First Indexing: Beyond the Marketing Minute

What Is Indexing? Think of a search engine index as a large database where all webpages are stored. When a new site is launched, all its pages must be added to the index so search engine spiders can crawl them, contextualize them and rank them fairly in search results. Before mobile devices had online capabilities,…

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Monday Marketing Minute: Getting an SSL Certificate

Every Monday, marketing experts from Oneupweb take a minute to talk about industry tips and tricks, new and noteworthy trends, and more. This week we sit down with Ashley Mugnolo and Gillian Cobb to discuss why you need to buy an SSL Certificate for your site before July 2018, the penalties for not having one, and more! Check out the…

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Meet our Newest Coding Mastermind, JD Antosiak

Name: JD Antosiak Position: Senior Web Developer What’s your average day like at Oneupweb? I begin every day by reading about the latest technology or programming trends to help make my brain bigger. Then I code until it’s time to eat. I laugh for about an hour eating with my co-workers and then return to…

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Updating Your Site to SSL

On February 8, 2018, Google released a statement that its Chrome 68 update – to be released in July 2018 – will increase web security by clearly marking all HTTP (non-HTTPS) sites as not secure in Google Chrome. If your website is currently HTTP (not secure), it’s recommended switching to HTTPS as soon as possible by getting an SSL certificate through a certification authority….

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WCAG Compliance

WCAG Compliance Tips

As digital marketers prepare for the new guidelines (WCAG 2.1) here are some tips to keep in mind when designing for handicap and disability accessibility:

– Be mindful that for people using devices like a screen reader, scrolling is difficult and annoying.
– Make sure you’re using a large enough size for body copy.
– Don’t use only color to indicate a form error.
– Don’t hide links or action items under hover states.
– Higher contrast between background color and type colors makes it easier to read for all users, but especially for those with vision problems….

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WCAG 2.1: How Digital Accessibility Affects Your Business

WCAG 2.1 is the addendum to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, which is a set of guidelines designed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to make websites and all digital technology accessible to people with disabilities. . Most digital marketers know it’s beneficial to stay on top of accessibility standards when it comes…

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2018 Marketing Predictions: Web Development and Design

With it being the end of the year, it’s time to focus on what changes we can expect to see in 2018 that will affect marketers. As part of our “2018 Predications” series, we talked to Oneupweb Developer Paul Houser and Senior Graphic Designer David Kehrer on what they think 2018 will bring in the…

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Google Site Search Will Soon Be Dead, Good Riddance

Not long ago, Google decided to stop providing yet another of their beloved niche products. (Yes, I’m still bitter about the death of Google Reader.) Google Site Search is on the chopping block for complete end of operations by April fools day, 2018. The transition is going to be difficult, but really, it’s for the best. What is…

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The Best E-Commerce Platform For Your Business: A Woocommerce v. Magento Showdown

In your search for the best e-commerce platform, there’s no doubt you’ve come across both Magento and Woocommerce. These incredibly robust software platforms are built for housing online catalogs. Both have matured to a point where, feature by feature, they offer nearly identical functionality. Both platforms can produce the same user experience. Both have easy-to-use administration…

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Google Doubles Down on Mobile-First. Are You Ready?

It’s no secret that more internet users are finding information and entertainment on their mobile devices. In fact, the number of Google searches performed on mobile devices exceeded desktop searches back in March 2015! Google recently announced that it will be rolling out a new mobile-first index. What exactly does this mean? It means that…

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