Around the Office: Firefox personas, mobile’s effect on design, more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Brent and Eva have been playing with Firefox personas, which are easy-to-use themes that let you personalize the look of your browser. They’ve creating some excellent […]

Around the Office: Free plugins pay off, App shows nearby pics, FTP war, more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Wayne did some sleuthing this week to find out why someone would create a website widget for free. The reason: inbound links. A great number of […]

Ideal Benefits WordPress Design & Development

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A WordPress Website to Highlight Group Benefit Solutions Ideal Benefits helps employers source, select and implement group benefit solutions. The website designed by Kobayashi Online helps them reach their intended audience by aligning their digital marketing strategy with their solutions and corporate culture. Based on the highly flexible content management system WordPress, idealbenefits.ca is easily updated and […]

Are you stopping visitors from commenting?

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Blog comments are something that you should typically encourage because they give readers a chance to participate in the conversation. Comments give readers the opportunity to relate their experiences, offer their point of view, and provide related information. This interaction within the blog can help to expand the original blog post, sometimes giving it a […]

Around the Office: Facebook loses face; airplane cell phone bans are serious

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. While he’s still among the site’s 687 million users, Daveed has been thinking about the millions of Facebook users logging off for good, especially in Canada […]

Around the Office: hands-on with Kohana, picture sharing with DailyBooth, and more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Roberto had a very good first impression of PHP5 framework Kohana, and actually liked its modules for database interactivity and cookies. With its basic template system, simple installation, […]

Futurestate IT WordPress Design & Development

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Project Description Kobayashi Online designed and developed Futurestate IT as a WordPress site that can be easily modified including site text, sidebars and images, all through a friendly interface and without any programming language knowledge. The site administrator can even change the image and text shown in the dynamic jQuery slider on the homepage. Futurestate IT also features different levels of access. […]