Around the Office: Facebook/WordPress integration, real-life e-commerce, more

Posted in: Around the Office | Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

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 likes the idea of bringing e-commerce into the real world. It’s not science fiction! The Korean division of Tesco supermarkets made it possible to go […]

Don’t lose your domain: Tips to keep your domain safe

Posted in: Website Marketing | Tagged: , ,

Losing your domain is a big deal for any site owner. A client of ours recently had their domain expire because they didn’t renew their domain, leaving them without email or a working website. As anyone can imagine, this can have a devastating effect on your business and productivity. Usually, someone will notice that their […]

Around the Office: WordPress SEO tips, Googling images, Chrome’s arcade, more

Posted in: Around the Office | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

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. We’re very happy with the current WordPress plugin Formidable Forms, but to make it even better, we suggested that the developers, Strategy 11, add a query parameter after the […]

Professional Student Services Personnel WordPress Development

Posted in: Design, Portfolio, WordPress

A WordPress Website that Shows What Opportunities Exist for Students Professional Student Services Personnel represents more than 700 individuals who provide a wide continuum of assessment, intervention and referral services to Toronto’s most at-risk students. The pssp.on.ca website was developed by Kobayashi Online under the creative direction of multidisciplinary graphic design and marketing firm Finesilver Design Inc. Kobayashi Online created the site […]

Around the Office: virtual worlds, online privacy, the two sides of versatility, more

Posted in: Around the Office | Tagged: , , , , , ,

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 came across a Toronto artist this week who creates original pin-up art and accessories she sells on Etsy under the name Bombshell Artillery. It’s good […]

Carousels: Rotating your featured webpages to help turn heads

Posted in: Website Marketing | Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

You cannot count on website visitors to scroll to find your content, so why not scroll your content for them? You can do this using what are known as “sliders” or “carousels”. Like their fairground counterparts, website carousels rotate — but rather than moving model horses and unicorns — they move images and links. Bell […]

Around the Office: custom grids, proper CSS3 use, what Google knows, more

Posted in: Around the Office | Tagged: , , , , , ,

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. A post on Web design blog Six Revisions this week confirmed our notion that CSS3 sites are only as good as the experiences they create. Author […]

The Path to Accessibility: Six Questions to Ask Your Web Developer

Posted in: Website Marketing | Tagged: , , , ,

With about 15 per cent of the world’s population living with some form of disability (pdf), accessibility is increasingly becoming an issue that cannot be ignored when, for instance, hosting an event or planning a building, yet it’s still often an afterthought for websites. In an effort to simplify the process of making a website […]

Around the Office: banking apps, Ninite Updater, font mustaches, more

Posted in: Around the Office | Tagged: , , , , ,

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. How does Wayne manage to stay on top of the latest software updates? It’s not precognition, just Ninite Updater, which keeps software at its latest stable […]