Create a Google Maps API Key

Login To Your Google Account Start by searching Google for the “Google Developer’s Console” Should be the very first search result Sign into your current Google account (You have a Google Account if you have a Gmail), or simply create a new account now. Activate Your Google Account Agree to the Terms and Services and […]

TLS 1.2 with Classic ASP

Looking at Twillio docs Using Twilio with Classic ASP and VBScript we implanted Twillio SMS API We encountered the following error message: Invalid TLS version Upgrade Required The TLS versions on the server appreared to be causing the error TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and TLS 2.0 We used to get the current TLS Configuration. […]

Advance Custom Field PRO Repeaters

Advance custom fields is a very powerful plugin for WordPress. In this blog post I will be teaching you how to use the Repeater field from Advance Custom Fields PRO. There are will be two steps that are required to get the Repeater working. WordPress Admin Log into the your site back in and make […]

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, 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 […]