Menus disappearing behind a JQuery Slideshow

November 4th, 2010 / By Chris Steingart / Posted in Frequent Questions

I’m working away at a site for a client that incorporates among other things a CSS generated drop down wordpress menu and a JQuery banner image slideshow. When I created the site I used a temporary, static jpeg image as the banner placeholder...

Create your very own Photo Mosaic

November 3rd, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

You’ve no doubt seen these cool images kicking around and tried to figure out “how’d they do that”. The photo mosaic is a cool way of using a collection of images to create a completely different image. We admit we were suffering from...

Creating a custom background in the new Twitter

October 21st, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in Frequent Questions News

We knew it was coming and now it’s here. The New layout for twitter has been launched! Twitter has revamped itself with some cool new features incorporating search options, more related tweet info and a much larger sidebar which allows you to view...

Does your website need a Zamboni?

October 19th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

The arrival of Fall means that hockey season is just around the corner. While I was running by our local arena last week I noticed the large pile of snow outside the back door – the deposit left by the ice re-surfacing machine....

White space in web design

October 5th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

One of the most popular design trends these days is the extensive use of white space in websites. White space is the space used between the different design elements that bring the website together. The use of white space in many websites allows...

Problem sending emails – here’s the quick fix

September 26th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in Frequent Questions News

We’ve recently noticed an issue that some clients on our server have been experiencing with their ability to send emails from Microsoft mail clients such as Outlook or Outlook Express. The problem seems to be that Outlook continues to ask repeatedly for a...

Confused about Email Marketing?

September 23rd, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

I’ve been working with clients for over 3 years to help them market their companies or organizations using the power of email marketing. During this time, I kept hearing the same questions: How can I create an email with images and links back...

The iPad has landed

September 14th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

By Chris Steingart, Web Designer and Online Marketing Specialist. No, I didn’t buy into the hype – I actually waited a full month after the official Canadian launch of the iPad. Pulling together some savings and some well deserved birthday money, I started...

Footers: Another Point of View

September 9th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

Imagine that, we don’t always agree! After we posted our story about Footers, Karl Braun – our resident Marketing Guru crafted this retort: Footers are great and even better when they add value to the site – with meaningful content and links as...

How do you sell a $400 blender? Viral video of course!

September 8th, 2010 / By QT Web Designs / Posted in News

How do you sell an overpriced, unknown blender that you’re convinced does a great job… well, bending? In today’s day and age the answer is easy, create a series of viral videos. Before “Will It Blend,” Blendtec was a company that manufactured blenders,...