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Cascade Velocity Locator Tool

The Cascade Velocity Locator Tool allows the Cascade page to render faster internally in the CMS system. It supports up to 500 query items on a page. For example, if you have a large list of data that needs to display on a listing page such as news articles, the Cascade Velocity Locator Tool [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Cascade CMS|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Cascade Velocity Locator Tool

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: , , |Comments Off on Hannon Hill Introduces an Accessibility Plugin

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: , , |Comments Off on Mobile-First Indexing & the Rear View Mirror

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: , |Comments Off on Beacon Launches SITEXPRESS for Small Businesses

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
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