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Custom Web Design & Development Tips

Webolutions Custom Web Design and Development Tips

“Custom” is a subjective term. “Custom Website,” more so. Before you invest time and money into developing a custom website, make sure you know what you should expect from your web development partner. At a high level, your custom website design company experience should include: You present ideas on the website. All ideas are good. Bring ’em. Your partner guides you through the decisions. Example: Yes, that can be done. Here is the impact to your cost and timeline. Let’s talk about if adding this to your scope will produce positive returns. Your... Read More

Adobe Business Catalyst Website Migration to WordPress

Business person raising arms in triumph after migrating Adobe Business Catalyst website to WordPress

Adobe recently announced they would stop supporting their Business Catalyst website Content Management System (CMS). Businesses must choose a new platform for their website. Many Adobe Business Catalyst website owners are choosing migration to WordPress. With the right approach, this can generate the results for your business that you have always envisioned. Key takeaways from Adobe’s announcement include: This affects all Adobe Business Catalyst Websites, without exception. After March 26, 2021, absolutely no data will be available to website owners. Adobe will delete all customer information. All Adobe Business Catalyst... Read More

Enhanced WordPress™ Website Platform – Why We Don’t Use WordPress Themes

When we selected WordPress as our primary platform in 2010, we quickly realized the constraints of themes and templates were too limiting for our clients. The assumptions underlying themes prevented us from providing the website creation experience our clients deserve. WordPress themes are designed to be easy for designers and developers to operate within a predetermined framework. This limits customization and scalability. Because every organization has different goals, different audiences with different needs and different and always-evolving visions of what their website should be and do, it is impossible to... Read More

Denver Businesses and Nonprofits Succeed Together

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Perhaps the ecosystem is less fragile than feared. Here are examples of how Denver public entities, private enterprise, and cause-focused nonprofits are supporting each other to achieve common goals. Havana Business Improvement District In the early 2000s, Havana Street — from 6th Avenue to Dartmouth Avenue — was a small stretch of road with a bad reputation. As evening commuters passed through this area from their jobs in Denver to their homes in Aurora, they encountered urban blight, condemned buildings and abandoned retail outlets with few prospects, none of them... Read More