Content Management System
At it's core, websites are made up of 2 parts: the content (including text and images) and the layout. To edit content on flat, non-dynamic sites clients would have access to all the code of the page. Forget to close a single div tag and everything could break.
Content management systems separate content and layouts by using databases and templates. The content - editable via a backend admin site - is saved in a database. The layout - with all the html and php code - builds the pages based on the design and pulls in the content.
During a very dark period in 2020 we all had to practice "social isolation" but parents still wanted to get kids outside. The kids couldn't touch anything so we had to make up other things to do. Eye spy gets old fast. Here's a simple web page for playing bingo while walking around your neighbourhood. Plans for v2.0 include user login and uploading their own images.
A redesign for an existing site set up in a very confusing, multi site way. Next phases of this project will include removing old content, adding 301 redirects and getting rid of the unnecessary multi site settings.
Sunshine & Candy
Aiming for 2018, Canada is planning to legalize a substance that has a very "bro" culture. This site is targeted to an older demographic that might have questions about how they can benefit from and consume medical cannabis.
In Development - The Movie Site
Currently in post production, an indy movie required a site to both promote and be featured in the film.
The Toronto Waterfront Business Improvement Area needed a new site to showcase local businesses and help visitors get around.
My Own Site
Look familiar? I like CraftCMS so much I'm using it for my own site.
Financial overview of support to a total of 510 productions.
The Canada Media Fund publishes CMF Trends, an analysis blog that helps readers better understand the ongoing changes happening in the world of digital media and technologies.
A blog for Dr. Michael Geist, a law professor at the University of Ottawa. His original site was Joomla and 1000's of posts and comments had to be imported.
Online rsvp form for TODAY Show producers to track the number of guests expected for the live broadcast.