Once only considered for major high-traffic sites, since early-2011 Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) have been picking up some traction as several hosting services have begun integrating CDN services directly with their hosting packages to offer to smaller hosting clients. In the recent past, access to CDNs was out of reach for most small operations. The base(…)
Articles and short posts by the Medium Rare Interactive team.
Our site runs on WordPress, which isn’t a huge mystery to anyone who’s even slightly savvy with the ol’ computer. When we recently changed our domain name from mediumrarenyc.com to mediumrareinc.com, I installed the 404 Redirected plugin to manage redirects from the old site to the new, and also to capture any missed URLs from(…)
The Heavenly Sight project was successfully funded on Kickstarter! This, of course, is great news. However, it’s an extra big deal for us because it’s the first Kickstarter campaign that we managed. In the process we gained a lot of valuable insight that we hope to be able to duplicate for other projects like this(…)
Looking at alternatives to the broken RFP process We get asked to answer RFPs for projects on a semi regular basis, and occasionally will pursue a particularly good looking RFP out in the wild if we think it fits our work. Most RFPs we see, however, are really, really problematic. This post by Jonathan Wold echoes(…)
There’s a lot of talk about responsive design, which is an important part of moving websites into the current era of mobile browsing. However, it’s important to look at your current situation before assuming that a brand new responsive layout is the immediate way to go. It may be possible and desirable to take an(…)
We’ve been working with Content Management Systems for a long time, first building custom systems, and more recently leveraging the growing power of two of the major open source CMS technologies, WordPress and Drupal. The one thing that I see repeatedly on the client side is a lack of foresight and understanding about what a(…)