Web Development

Web Font Techniques Explained

The use of fonts in a website is a common discussion point with customers.  This article provides a high level overview of the various options for displaying fonts on the web, along with their advantages and disadvantages. For us at Outright, the discussion usually arises after the customer and/or their designer has created a nice design for a new website and then hands the design over to us for implementing the code of the website.  This is usually when it’s discovered that the fonts that were chosen during the design process are not “public domain” and/or may not be commonly available on most PCs [...]

2018-07-16T23:40:13+00:00March 17th, 2015|Web Development|

Speed Up Your Website Using a CDN

A Content Distribution Network (CDN) is a service that can host your web content in the cloud and distribute it geographically to servers around the globe.  When web users access a website’s pages, the data that is hosted at the CDN gets sent to the user from the CDN’s server/node that is closest to the user which decreases the download time it takes to reach the user.  Many popular video streaming applications use CDNs as part of their infrastructure such as so that videos can be streamed to the user quickly and efficiently from the closest point to them. This same CDN technology can be used to speed [...]

2018-07-16T23:37:02+00:00November 7th, 2014|Web Development|
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