CSS Media Queries Min vs Max

Max-Width: If device width is less than or equal to 800px, then do {…} ** Use sparingly ** Min-Width : If device width is greater than or equal to 800px, then do {…}  ** Use as much as possible as Max will load more styles ** <style type=”text/css”> /* default styles here for older browsers. I tend to […]


Improving Website Page Speed Performance

Page Speed on a website can help especially for mobile users visiting your website. We recommend testing a website across different tools and not just relying on one.  Some of the tools we use for testing Page Speed performance are WebPageTest.org, Pingdom Website Speed Test, and Google PageSpeed Insights. Image Optimazation This is often overlooked […]


Classic ASP Function to Set Dynamic Image (1 of 2)

I reviewed some recent client Classic ASP code and found a 4 level deep branching of an IF statement. Reading the code, its intent is to look at the object type and return an icon representing the type. <% if  obj.type = “car” then response.write(“<img src=”/images/icons/car.png” />”) ElseIf obj.type = “boat” then response.write(“<img src=”/images/icons/boat.png” />”) ElseIf obj.type […]






One Typeface – How to use fonts effectively

How many fonts should I use on my website? Well, it depends.  As a general rule, you should probably stick with 2 or 3 fonts for your website. Design Generally speaking, using 2 or 3 fonts will ensure that your site has a consistent look and feel. Establishing a visual hierarchy for your users will […]


WordPress vs Squarespace

At Dhali we design most of our sites using WordPress. WordPress is a powerful open source software and tool for building websites and apps. Some estimate that over 25% of ALL websites are currently built with WordPress. The most common use for a WordPress site is as a content management system, or CMS. This allows […]


Update Your WordPress Website

Clients often ask what the benefits are of updating their WordPress site, including plugins and themes. While some of the benefits include fixing/addressing bugs, adding key features and increased functionality, the main reason why it is vital to be on top of your WordPress site maintenance is security reasons. According to WPBeginner, more than 80% […]


Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in places of public accommodation. Both large and small businesses and corporations, are affected by the ADA. Title III of the ADA is best known for its applicability to things such as lack of wheelchair access, recognition of service […]