Iowa Web Design Blog

We pack years of experience into our Iowa Web Design Blog. We’ve seen quite a bit over the years – both good and not-so-good. We write about a wide variety of things and hopefully you’ll find something of interest here. If you have a topic you’d like to see explored here, please let us know.

We welcome your comments and are always happy to discuss and questions or problems you may have. Thanks for reading!

The Evolution Of Web Browsers

The Evolution Of Web Browsers

It Started With Mosaic
Mosaic was introduced in 1993 and ushered in the age of the World Wide Web. Soon after Mosaic came Netscape’s Navigator. Then in 1995, Microsoft introduced their web browser called Internet Explorer and the war was on between Netscape and Microsoft. There was a big advantage for Microsoft because they bundled Internet Explorer with it’s popular Windows operating system.

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Spring Is Here

Spring Is Here

Spring 2020 Spring is finally here and it's one for the books. COVID-19, Social Distancing, Temporary (we hope) Business Closures, and flattening the curve by staying home. Who would have predicted we would be in this situation back around Christmas? Hopefully you are...

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Scott’s Landscapes

Scott’s Landscapes

Scott's Landscapes - Quad Cities We just finished up a new website for Scott's Landscapes in the Quad Cities. Scott came to us with an existing Wix website and was looking for a little more of a custom website experience for his customers. We reviewed his existing...

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We Are Open

We Are Open

We are lucky that we are able to work from just about anywhere. During this time of crisis we are hunkered down, working in our home office. Our office here is set up pretty well so it's not really an inconvenience. The same can't be said for many of our clients. Like...

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How Do I Find A Website Person

How Do I Find A Website Person

Two Reasons You May Be Looking For A Web "Person" There are 2 main reasons you may be asking, "How do I find a website person?". Reason 1: You don't have a website and you need to hire someone to help you build your site and get online. Reason 2: If you already have a...

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Creating a Website For Your Business

Creating a Website For Your Business

Tips From a Professional Web Designer You have a business. You need a website. Where do you start? We're here to help you out with a little guidance on your trek to getting online with a website for your business. Rest assured you're not the only person to be in this...

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The Big Game

The Big Game

It's finally here! The day of the "Big Game". Millions of people watching & millions of dollars spent on advertising. Sure there's the football game, but business is primarily focused on the commercials and their anticipated results. Their enormous investment...

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Website Repair

Website Repair

If you’ve got a website that’s not working we can help get things back on track. We solve website problems and we can solve YOURS.

Usually websites are pretty reliable. But every once in a while something happens and the walls come crashing down. That’s where we come in. We are website problem solvers and put the pieces back together. We’ll have your website running great again in no time. Not only that but we’ll make sure you know what caused the problem and how to prevent it going forward.

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Team Meeting

Team Meeting

Now is the time to subscribe and get in on the ground floor of Team Meeting. It’s our brand new eNewsletter and it’s coming in January.

Team Meeting will have lots of information you’ll like reading about. Get signed up now so you don’t miss a single issue!

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Website Problem Solvers

Website Problem Solvers

Website Problems When you need help with your website it can be tough to find someone to get things back on track. Do you turn to a Web Designer? Web Developer? Computer Repair tech? Your hosting provider? Sometimes there is a lot of finger pointing. Web Designer says...

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Divi 4.0 Countdown

Divi 4.0 Countdown

Twas the night before Divi 4.0 and all through the Divi community excitement is growing. Everyone is hoping for an evolutionary leap forward in Wordpress website design. We are anxiously awaiting the release a mere 17 hours from now. We have a test site set up and...

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Website Giveaway

Website Giveaway

We need your help Know someone who needs a website? We are looking for an Iowa nonprofit organization who could benefit from our website giveaway. We need your input to help identify a deserving nonprofit. All you have to do is fill out our nomination form and tell us...

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Getting The Bugs Out

Getting The Bugs Out

We're spending some time in Burlington, Iowa this week doing some local research. On the way back to the car from the library we stopped to get a couple shots of this guy. You might say we're getting the bugs out.  By any name, these fascinating insects are...

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Our Keys To A Great Website

Our Keys To A Great Website

Discovery When we begin a website project we have some key areas we focus on. Before any thought of web design, we focus entirely on discovery. Learning as much as possible about our client during discovery is one of our keys to a great website. Taking a deep dive...

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Des Moines

Des Moines

We're spending some time in our State Capital this week. We're checking out some sights and working on a new design project. Hoping to work in a tour of the Capital while we're in Des Moines.

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Back To School

Back To School

It's almost that time again! Time for the kids to head Back To School. School busses will be running morning and afternoon getting the kids to school and back home. Let's all make the effort to pay attention behind the wheel. Put the phones down, stop fiddling with...

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About Team 218 Web Services

We are website problem solvers. We've been creating software and building websites for over 20 years. We know what works and what doesn't. We are customer service fanatics. We love working, playing, and living in the great state of Iowa. We are always available to answer any questions you may have.

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