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Converting a website from DNN to Wordpress

Converting a Website from DNN to WordPress

By | Development |

Converting a website from DotNetNuke to WordPress I’ve personally been using DNN for over a decade and although I’ve fiddled with WordPress multiple times during that time I never saw it as anything more than a blog engine until 3 or 4 years ago. At Web Ascender we have created 300+ DNN websites, way more than we have in WordPress….

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usability testing approach

5-Step Usability Testing Approach Anyone Can Follow

By | Design, Development |

Have you ever watched a prospect use your website? Likely, the answer is “no” (if you have, great job!). Watching how someone navigates your website and how they make decisions can help you identify which areas of your site excel and which areas may need some adjustments. A simple usability testing approach will show you what users actually need, so…

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SSL Certificate Installation

Do I Need an SSL Certificate for My Website?

By | Development |

Soon, important changes are coming to web browsers in terms of how they deal with websites loaded over HTTP, or websites without an SSL certificate. This is leaving many website owners wondering, “Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?” An SSL certificate encrypts data a user inputs into your websites so that it can securely travel from their…

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Crucial Steps When Upgrading an Application From Rails 3 to Rails 4

By | Development |

The web ecosystem changes incredibly rapidly, especially with regards to essential security. Staying current on updates for web applications is therefore incredibly important. Nevertheless, it can be very easy to fall behind on updates especially for stable production applications. In Rails, upgrading to a new major version is a difficult, time consuming process. Developers are reluctant to begin this process…

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5 Essential Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

By | Development |

Google Chrome is my go-to web browser for many reasons: it’s fast, supports modern web standards, and has a large ecosystem of awesome browser extensions that make life as a web developer much easier. Here are just a few that I can’t live without! 1. Awesome Screenshot Taking screenshots of your browser window is an extremely useful function. You can…

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