Month: December 2008

Using dotProject for web project management

Out of my experience in handling various projects for our company, I have realized this one hardcore fact that Project Management is one of the very essential constituents of a project. I was initially going through various PM tools and found dotProject to be a useful tool. Since then our company has been using dotProject as one of our PM tools. We usually give the access to our clients so that they can check the status of the …

You still can do SEO with your Flash website

Flash does wonders to sites, making them more visually appealing and interesting. But have you thought how appealing it is for the search engines? The fact that not many of us know is that sites that are completely made using Flash, would be treated as a single page by search engines, thereby reducing the crawling time.   One of the best things to do is to create a visually pleasing and attractive website, using normal HTML pages, with Flash …

Oxite … Opensource CMS in Microsoft way!

Last week there came a surprise from Microsoft, an Opensource CMS. While there are plenty of Opensource CMS applications  available, we may not need another one in the line. However, I really appreciate this step from Microsoft. Microsoft named as Oxite, and ASP.NET Model-view-Controller based CMS. This bold open source attempt from Microsoft, contains a blog engine kick-started basically to help with certain complex functionalities involved like RSS, trackbacks and other social networking wonders including comments, allowing Open search …

Measures to reduce your website bounce rate

Have you heard of the term “Bounce Rate” and thinking of what is it and how to reduce it? If you are using Google Analytics it is well and good, in Google Analytics you should have noticed “Bounce Rate” in Dashboard section and Top Content section. Bounce Rate is calculated using percentage of visitors who view the site page and exit your site without navigating other pages or closing the browser. Few sites generate high bounce rates and …