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Joomla is one of the free CMS (Content Management Systems) that gathered a lot of users in the last few years. The number of websites created with Joomla is numbered in a few hundred thousands, so one can say it’s one of the most popular tools to create web sites. The next reasons are only a few why you shoold use Joomla for your website design. You only need a web server that handles php and a mysql database to install this CMS and, after configuring it, to have a functional website. Next you have to add some functions (using the components, modules and plugins) you need and select or create a Joomla theme.
It is user friendly and easy to learn
Even beginners are welcome to use this – it may take longer to find out about all its function but it’s easy to learn. It takes at most a few days to learn it all over. The CMS is rather big (especially when you never worked with other CMSs) because it’s under constant development for some years, but it’s easy to follow the modification made in time – there are availabe online various versions of Joomla.
Before starting to enumare what are the factors that make a website good I should tell you that all succesful websites have 2 things in common: they are enjoyable (beautiful colors, great templates that make users to like or love them) and they are (in some degree) simple (the users don’t have to think hard how to browse the site and what are the meaning of every section on the page). The content is varies from one website to another – it’s what you put online – and it’s a completely different story.
As you already know, websites are powerful marketing tools in promoting any business. I’ve already said it a few times so far, I am not going to repeat it. But there are a few factors that improves the quality of your website: visual appealing, accesibility, user friendly and functionality. And it all starts from the homepage, the very first page most of the users usually land when visiting a new website they did not hear about before. If they find your website using the search engines and land on any of your posts, sooner or later they will get to your homepage, the root of your website.
This is why your first page is very important and it needs to be done in a manner to make it simple and very easy to use. Any of your visitors should understand quickly (most of) the structure of your website from your homepage.
Plan your website structure and homepage before you start creating them
When you are having a custom website you can ask for the web designer’s advice, his experience will help you decide the best way your first page should look. If you are getting a free CMS (there are a lot over the internet like joomla, wordpress, drupal and many others) you will have availabe some options about how your homepage should look, but it’s better to ask for advice in this case also.
It’s not a secret that most users judge websites by their appearance (first) and their content (second). It’s true that your content it’s the most important thing in getting new visitors, but the aspect of the website is the second main reason those visitors will return to read more. Allong with great content, getting your site (or sites if you have more than one) visually appealing will assure the flow the visitors, and in order to be appealing it has (they have) to be user friendly (the most important thing), navigable, attractive and organized.
There are some web designers or website owners that do not care about how their websites looks (not enough or not at all), they are interested mainly in designing and developing websited that function properly.
There are a few tips about how to make you website(s) to be visually appealing:
Some may consider that for being a good web designer you have to have some artistic sense in order to create an attractive design for the web pages, you have to be a programmer in order to understand what’s behind the page and the mechanisms of the internet servers and the world wide web, you have to be at least a SEO consultant (or even a SEO expert) in order to make the web sites optimized for the search engines. It’s true, all these skills can help a lot if you decide to create web sites and you can always learn about the subjects or you can always gather a team of people that can do everything for you.
But there are some things you can not replace and if you don’t have them in you don’t start web designing.
Everything over internet is communication: in their websites people are trying to send a message in a proper way. They might know the message (if you are lucky – some of my clients had an idea and that’s all) but they don’t know how to put it into practice. In this case you have to explain them how things are working on internet and what’s the best thing to do in order to get the most and the best results from their idea, how to spread the message to the people in the best way.
Having good communication skills means you may take the lead from time to time and, the most important, to have a lot of patience. Your subject of interest and job is the internet, but as a web designer you have to work also with people. So if you don’t know how to work with people try a different job.
Centrul de ingrijire batrini, azilul de batrini Good Samaritean (Bunul Samaritean), Fundatia Aliabis, in Livada de Bihor linga Oradea, Bihor, Romania
Fundatia Aliabis a inaugurat in anul 2011 la intrarea in localitatea Livada de Bihor, aproape de Oradea, caminul pentru virstnici Bunul Samaritean (Good Samaritan).
Azilul de batrini poate gazdui pina la 45 de persoane. Punem la dispozitie mai mult de 1 hectar spatiu verde unde puteti gasi liniste, aer curat, odihna, loc pentru plimbare si relaxare.
Centrul nostru de îngrijire este dotat cu camera de exercitii pentru a va petrece timpul eficient pentru cine doreste activitati de interior.
Oferim activitati de tot felul si program crestin o data sau de doua ori pe saptamîna. Gradina este oricînd la dispozitie pentru oricine doreste o activitate
în aer liber. Acceptam persoane de orice vîrsta fara discriminare.
Pentru mai multe informatii vizitati http://www.aziludebatrani.ro/ sau sunati la numerele de telefon 0359-188085, 0770-384450, 0722-018428, 0726-737210.
Supravirtual SRL – cream pagini web (webdesign), realizam programe de calculator la comanda, optimizam paginile web (site-uri) pentru motoarele de cautare (search engine optimization) si oferim consultanta in domeniul tehnologiei informatiei.
Pagina noastra este http://www.supravirtual.ro si furnizam servicii in
Alba, Arad, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Bucuresti, Buzau, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Constanta, Covasna, Dambovita, Dolj, Galati, Giurgiu, Gorj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Iasi, Ilfov, Maramures, Mehedinti, Mures, Neamt, Olt, Prahova, Salaj, Satu-Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Teleorman, Timis, Tulcea, Valcea, Vaslui, Vrancea
The company name is Supravirtual SRL and we create web pages, custom software, optimize pages for search engines and provide consultancy in IT field.
Our page is http://www.supravirtual.ro and we offer our services in Afghanistan, Akrotiri, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Austria,, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, The, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bassas da India, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dhekelia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gabon, Gambia, The, Gaza Strip, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Juan de Nova Island, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa Island, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tromelin Island, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Some of my seo works I did in the last months have proven every time that one’s presence on the internet does not start with his/her web page, the optimization of the site and all the content inside it. It starts with the name of one’s domain and it’s intended purpose. This article is about some tips about the importance of registering a domain and choosing the best name for it.
Register the domain as soon as possible.
Even if you don’t have the money and/or the time to get a web page you must register the domain as soon as possible. Now, if you can, or somebody else may register of himself/herself. You don’t need to have some hotshots specialist in marketing or web designing along to tell you what to do… just choose the best name and register. You don’t want to get the-domain-name-nobody-wants.com or some leftovers that may be what you want or not. Reserving the domain is the fastest part to create a business or a trademark over the internet.
Keep the name short
Some domain names can reach 67 characters but usually it’s difficult to memorize them and not all have enough patience to write all of them into their browser. So, keep the domain name as short as possible and have in mind that the people have to make a strong connection between the domain name and what it represents (what you want to sell or to promote on it).
If the name of the domain is your own trademark (your name, the name of something you belong or the name of your business) it is usually more important then the shortest and the best description of your activity. You should keep it.
Domain-name dot what?
It’s not uncommon to register more domains with similar names or domain names that complete the original name with auxiliary keywords. Some registrars even offer bonuses when you register more than one domain names and encourage the buyers to register the same name with different suffixes. For a long time the .com suffix was the first extension the most people try (access) when searches for a site and for some it will remain the most important. But, lately, a lot other suffixes (.net, .org, .tv, .eu, different countries TLDs, even the .xxx suffix for porn) became more and more wanted.
If you want company-name.com and company-name.org or company-name.net are not taken (for examples) you should register them also. They are not expensive, somewhere about 10 euros for an entire year/domain and they can be parked (redirected) on the original domain. The target is very important: you don’t need a China domain name if you your products are targeted to some small islands in the Mediterranean sea. But for just a few bucks you can cover all the possibilities, all the targets you want. Some people even register the misspellings of their desired domain name just for that.
Anyway, try to find a domain name that has only one possible spelling and it’s very easy to type and it must be easy to remember. Most people are hard spellers and/or just lazy… choose your domain in such way for them to find you very quickly.
Commercial appeal (more or less)
One way to register a domain name is the commercial perspective: it’s just like a marketing campaign. If you want to sell/promote something then choose the best words to describe the product(s) and the shortest description. The internet is your billboard and you want to put your brand in everybody’s browsers and to sell lots and lots of products. And, of course, to get lots and lots of visitors (traffic).
More, if one or more keywords does not have commercial intent it does not mean you don’t want to optimize for them. The keywords in the name depend of the searches the users and if the not-so-commercial keywords gets you a lot of traffic it’s more than ok to include it in the domain name.
Avoid trademarked names
First of all, we have all heard about guys that thought ahead and bought some multi-million-euros-domains-names (companies names or product names, even movies titles). In the beginning the companies that released that names spent a lot of money to buy the domains from that smart guys, but lately the tendencies are to send the layers first to protect theirtrademarked brand. Usually they already spent lots and lots of money just to create and to develop that brands and it’s a lot easier to put to work the lawyers they already hired for various aspects of their businesses.
Is when somebody access your site by simply typing the domain name in the URL bar in their browser and adding the suffix (usually .com, but not only that) at the end. If your domain name matches exactly with the keywords typed in the browser there is a chance to get some traffic from that.
Avoid the numeral substitution and slang
You can always add numerals into a domain name, but avoid substituting commons words with numeral (for example 4 instead for and 2 instead to) because it can create confusion and it’s hard to remember. From the same reason don’t use slang (for example u instead you). Also watch out for the numeral 0 because it is often mistaken for the letter O and viceversa.
Make your domain unique
The more unique domains (as design as domain name) are easier to remember. Search the all possible names for your domain and stick with the most unique one – it will stick and you can benefit from that for years (you can use for this the non-commercial keywords but important in the searches).
Hyphenates inside the domain names
The common sense and the habits say that the hyphenates should not be used inside the domain names: the people are not used with them in the URLs and the can easy misspell and can and up to nowhere or, worse, to the competitor’s site. More, when you tell somebody about a site about web design, software code and seo do you tell the to put hyphens like this (http://www.webdesign-software-code-seo.com/ ) or not? The most people don’t say it.
There are also some advantages to the hyphens inside the domain name: the search engines can distinguish your keywords better and thus return your site more close to the first results in search results and the non-hyphenated form may no longer be available.
Personally I prefer to put the hyphens in the name because I want to mark the keywords as clear as possibles. The humans can be educated to take them in consideration, it would be an improvement for most of them.
Plurals, “the” and “my” domain names
Very often the domain name registrar suggests alternate forms of the name you typed, especially when the domain you want is already taken. For example, if you wanted onlinestore.com the suggestions can look like this: theonlinestore.com. myonlinestore.com, onlinestores.com (and maybe some more) if they were not already taken as well.
If you really want some for of the chosen domain name than take it (or them if you want), but always remember to promote the full name of your domain (with the affix). You also must take in consideration that the plural can create confusion because a lot of people will forget to put the final s in the name.
Search for dropped domains
The dropped domains are these domains that have been changed from registered status to unregistered status. This usually happens because the registration renewal fee was not paid (the company went out of business or somebody just forget to pay). Anyway, in this case anybody can register the domain for himself/herself and to get an already know domain for the same price of a new one.
Believe it or not, there are auction for the internet domain names. It is a different method to get a domain for some price (it depends of the results of the auction). The problem is that you may also get the reputation of the domain, and that be bad or good.
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Supravirtual SRL is a consulting and software firm founded in the year 2005. In the last years we realised projects that improved the activities of firms and persons using software products adapted personal needs.
One of the goals we have assigned ourself is the elimination of the ad-hoc metods (forms or tools difficult to use – as much on fizical form as much as virtual form) that are insufficient the most times. That can be realised only by providing a complete information solution according to client’s demands and needs, that follows constant the scrolling activity. The information systems existing can offer to few or to many facilitations, without being modulated to client’s needs.
We invite you to contact us to analyse together the advantages you can get by developing a complete information solution according to your demands and needs.
We offer entire range of IT services starting the initial free consult, continuing with the develope and deliver of the project and finishing with the it’s maintenance and promotion.
The stages that a project passes to final are the next:
1. Initial consult;
2. The establish of demand and the hand over of the estimation;
3. Graphic design (the logo, the page template, the user interface);
4. The confirm of the design and choosing the variant preffered by the client;
5. The develop of the chosen variant into a source code (html, php for the web pages or other code for the other softwares);
6. The search engines optimization for the page (for the web pages);
7. Making of the interactive elements (menus/animations – for the web pages)
8. Construction the dynamic elements (databases, administration part, authentication – for the web pages);
9. Testing and delivering the project;
10. The maintenance of the project;
11. The promotion on internet as well on our own pages as on other pages with target public.
We offer two types of advertising: active and passive.
The passive advetising implies the optimization of your page, existing or as a project, for increase visibility for the search engines.
For active advertising we offer promotion campaign using grafic banner, promotion articles in any page that belogns to us (existing now or in project, after they will be ready).
The base price for banner grafic advertising is 10 Euro/one thousand displays, discount being granted depending the contracted volume. For details you can use the contact form on the page http://ww.supravirtual.ro .
Supravirtual SRL este o firmă de consultanță și realizare de programe de calculator înființată în anul 2005. În ultimii ani am realizat proiecte în urma cărora firme sau persoane fizice și-au îmbunătățit activitatea folosind produse software (programe de calculator) adaptate nevoilor proprii.
Unul dintre țelurile pe care ni le-am trasat este eliminarea metodelor ad-hoc (formulare sau unelte greu de folosit – atît pe suport fizic, cît și suport virtual) care sînt de cele mai multe ori insuficiente. Asta poate fi realizată doar prin furnizarea unor soluții informatice la cheie, în funcție de cerințele și necesitățile clientului, care să urmărească fidel activitatea derulată. Sistemele informatice existente pot oferi prea puține sau prea multe facilități, nefiind niciodată adaptate nevoilor clientului.
Vă invităm să ne contactați pentru a analiza împreună avantajele pe care le puteți obține în urma dezvoltării unei soluție informatice la cheie, adaptată cerințelor și nevoilor dumneavoastră.
Oferim întreaga gamă de servicii TI începînd de la consultanța inițială gratuită, continuînd cu dezvoltarea și predarea proiectului și terminînd cu întreținerea și promovarea acestuia.
Etapele prin care trece un proiect pînă la finalizare sînt următoarele:
1. Consultanța inițială;
2. Stabilirea cerințelor și predarea estimării;
3. Design grafic (sigla, formatul paginii, interfața cu utilizatorul);
4. Confirmarea design-ului și alegerea variantei preferate de către client;
5. Implementarea variantei alese într-un cod sursă (html, php în cadrul paginilor web sau alt cod pentru celelalte programe);
6. Optimizarea paginii pentru motoarele de căutare (pentru paginile web);
7. Alcătuirea elementelor interactive (meniuri/animații – pentru paginile web);
8. Construirea elementelor dinamice (baze de date, partea de administrare, autentificare – pentru paginile web);
9. Testarea proiectului și predarea acestuia;
10. Întreținerea proiectului;
11. Promovarea pe rețea atît pe paginile proprii cît și pe alte pagini cu public țintă.
Oferim două tipuri de publicitate: activă și pasivă.
Publicitatea pasivă implică optimizarea paginii dumneavoastră, fie existentă sau in stadiu de proiect, pentru vizibilitatea sporită în cadrul motoarelor de căutare.
Pentru publicitatea activă oferim campanii de promovare prin formule grafice, articole de promovare în oricare dintre paginile noastre (în cadrul celor existente acum și în cele ale căror realizare este în curs, după ce ele vor fi gata ).
Prețul de bază pentru publicitatea în format grafic este de 10 Euro/o mie de afișări putînd beneficia de reduceri în funcție de volumul contractat. Pentru detalii puteți folosi formularul de contact de pe pagina http://www.supravirtual.ro .