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Hannon Hill Introduces an Accessibility Plugin

As if security and dependability were not reason enough to use Hannon Hill’s Cascade CMS, its newest, innovative plugin makes it a must for Higher Ed, business and content creators of all kinds. Teaming with Siteimprove, Hannon Hill has introduced a great new plugin that checks for content and accessibility issues as part of the [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Beacon News, Cascade CMS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mobile-First Indexing & the Rear View Mirror

Google is all about improving the user experience.  Lately, that means adapting to the changing methods through which users consume online information. In other words, Google will be moving towards mobile-first indexing. What does it mean for your online business? What do you need to do - if anything - to ensure that you’re out [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: SEO|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Beacon Launches SITEXPRESS for Small Businesses

GREENSBORO NC.  Beacon announces the launch of its all-inclusive, budget-friendly SITEXPRESS product for small to medium-sized businesses.  Packed with Beacon’s 20 years of web technology experience, smaller businesses can now get a high-end, customized website, with all the bells and whistles, to compete more effectively in generating leads and sales online. “About 3 years ago, [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , |0 Comments

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

An accessible website is important for any website, but especially for higher education driven websites. 508 is equally important, but this article covers WCAG 2.0 specifically. The WCAG 2.0 checklist is a great place to start. There are three levels: A (beginner), AA (Intermediate) most colleges abide by this level, and AAA (Advanced) At [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , |Comments Off on WCAG 2.0 Checklist

Managing a Website Redesign: Overcoming 3 Common Problems

The moment has arrived. Your website needs an overhaul. There’s a great deal at stake and if you’ve never gone through the process, it can be overwhelming. However, if you take the right approach, it isn’t that painful. Done right, it can even be exhilarating. Either way, there are sure to be surprises. Nobody likes [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , |Comments Off on Managing a Website Redesign: Overcoming 3 Common Problems
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