A question I get asked a lot is “which website builder should I use?” To help you decide, we’re going to consider the pros and cons of a few builder types. In this post, we are considering drag-and-drop website builders such as Wix and Squarespace, static site generators like Hugo and Jekyll, and “Headless” Content Management Systems like Contentful and Prismic.io.
A question I get asked a lot is “which website builder should I use?” To help you decide, we’re going to consider the pros and cons of a few builder types. In this first post, we are considering building a website in raw HTML, using a desktop website designer, and using a traditional Content Management System or CMS, like WordPress or ExpressionEngine. Next week, we’ll consider some newer types of website builders, like drag-and-drop platforms such as Wix and Squarespace.
Most people have a little more experience with what’s involved in building a physical structure like a house than they do with building “virtual structures” like websites. So to help explain the components of a website, let’s use the different layers of a house as an analogy.
To keep your website safe for everyone, you need to establish rules like any institution would. This is not dictatorial, it’s part of living in community.
For churches, nonprofits, and other mission driven organizations considering what platform they should use to create their website, understanding the power of the WordPress community is key to understanding why WordPress is a great choice.
No matter how you approach it, electronic payments technology is changing the way we transfer money, both for commercial and non-comercial reasons. As the industry continues to diversify, a lot of new options and opportunities will continue to emerge for churches and nonprofits to take use this technology to help them facilitate the important work and ministries they engage in daily.
We hope everyone has had a beautiful Christmas celebration. To mark the occasion, we are excited to unveil our 2015 Bundle of Recommended Tools. This is a collection of apps and services we work with regularly and gladly recommend to you. Each of these recommended tools are affordable, some are even free. You can set any […]
Protect your personal information, and the confidential information your church computers contain, by keeping your software updated.
This week we have two tips to offer for using social media. First, a great new tool from Facebook for managers of pages (such as your church page): you can now respond to comments with a private message, providing a new way to communicate with those who “like” your page. Followers will also be able […]
Having a secure password is the single most important thing you can do to keep your internet accounts safe. But remembering long, complicated passwords is hard. John Oliver and Edward Snowden show you an alternative: using passphrases that you can remember but a computer is going to have a very hard time guessing.