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Lack of Knowledge Can Cost

Posted in News & Reviews January 17, 2014 Views: 7348

Understanding CMS Development Needs and Cost

As I go into my 6th year at The Microtechs, I've seen recent trends in the Web Development industry that seem to be costing companies big bucks. The primary cause I'm seeing is still the lack of knowledge around CMS solutions like Wordpress and Joomla. Time and time again I get calls from business owners, project managers, marketing directors and the like - with a shopping list from prehistoric IT staff. Off on a hunt for mysterious skills they're told they need, companies spend tens of thousands of dollars on sub-par production and unnecessary code writing.

Parallax & Full Screen Design

Posted in News & Reviews November 20, 2013 Views: 3714

Powerful, Elegant and Sophisticated Design

Parallax is a difference in the in the apparent position of an object viewed along different lines of sight. The term derives from the Greek word parallaxis, meaning alteration. In web design, the parallax effect is a relatively new trend. The effect itself has been around for a while, but lately is becoming more used and talked about.

Zoo 2.5

Posted in News & Reviews December 15, 2011 Views: 7817

Zoo 2.5 expands on Joomla's already widely versatile content management system. Zoo is slick creation and management of Product Catalogs, Blogs,  Directories, Video Databases, Download Archives and Documentation.

Joomla or WordPress?

Posted in News & Reviews November 28, 2011 Views: 7950

Should I use WordPress for my business website?

As of 2011, Joomla now powers more than 5% of the entire internet. But, WordPress is a much more commonly known CMS and companies are often puzzled over the differences. Is WordPress a good solution for a business website?

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