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Recent Update to Remarketing with Google Analytics 2017

Google has recently sent out an email to their Google Analytics users stating that the Remarketing with Google Analytics will soon be enhanced to take advantage of new cross-device functionality available in AdWords and DoubleClick. Here is the Google update on Remarketing with Google Analytics 2017 “Important update to Remarketing with Google Analytics” Starting May …

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How Many Pages Will Webstix Set Up?

Your Webstix Service Agreement should specify how many pages we’ve estimated your website will need. We often include a number of pages in our basic CMS package and then charge an amount per page for additional pages. As the website is designed and copy is worked on, it’s common for more pages to be added. …

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How to Copy and Paste

One very good and basic computer skill to have is learning how to copy and paste things. This saves you typing and you’re ensured that when you copy things like passwords, you’re putting them in correctly. With computers, things are typically right or wrong. There’s no “almost right” or “almost wrong” so using copy and …

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Home Page vs. Inside Pages for Websites

Home Page vs. Inside Pages for Websites

The Website Design Process at Webstix As we go through creating wire frames (which just show layout, no design) and then designs from those wire frames, you’ll hear us talk about the home page and inside pages. To clear up any confusion, we thought we’d explain what each of these terms mean and what the …

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Video Shoots – On Camera Guidelines

Video Shoots – On Camera Guidelines

Video Shoot Notes Some notes about the video shoot: Please be on time and ready to go when you are scheduled. If you are going to be late, please call. Stay relaxed. Don’t stress out about being on camera. Take a few, deep breaths beforehand and just have fun with it. Remember to just be …

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How to Connect Using SFTP

Webstix Hosting – Using SFTP/FTPS Starting in July 2015, our server just uses SFTP and not regular FTP. This change will make passwords more secure since they’re sent using SSL encryption instead of in the clear. This article will explain using SFTP with our server. We’re actually using FTPS, which is FTP over SSL for …

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What is a URL?

What is a URL?

What Do You Mean by “URL?” URL stands for “Uniform Resource Locator” and here is the definition from Wikipedia: A uniform resource locator, abbreviated URL, also known as web address, is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource. In most web browsers, the URL of a web page is displayed on …

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Relative Links vs. Absolute Links

Relative Links vs. Absolute Links When working with website and creating web pages, there are two ways to reference an item – an item being a link, image or maybe something like a video file. Those two ways are either with a relative link or absolute link. The simplest way to explain what each kind …

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Post PDF Files, Not Word Documents on Your Website

Use PDFs Instead of Word Docs When posting files for people to download on your website, think primarily about your website visitors. That’s the key. Think about these things: Do they have Microsoft Word installed? Which version of Word do they have installed? Do they have the latest versions of Word installed (think “.docx” documents)? …

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New Client Welcome

New Client Welcome

Hello! Thanks for choosing Webstix for your website project! It’s Tony from Webstix and I wanted to welcome you and give you some information about your project. You may have a few questions about what is going to happen next, so we’ve created this page to help guide you through our process and let you …

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