Blog

An odd mixture of developer notes, project writings, and general observations
May 5, 2017
This is going to sound like heresy. Stay with me. The WannaCry ransomware attack may have been a good thing. It delivered a diagnosis we desperately needed to hear—but nobody wanted to hear. We have an extreme case of vulnerability. The big question is whether or not we'll do what's necessary to cure it. In a couple of ways, WannaCry was unique. It was a global attack. Its primary targets were large corporate or government networks. And the ransom price was small: first $300 in bitcoin, later raised to $600.
April 21, 2017
Has your website looked in the mirror lately? Imagine this scenario: You meet some colleagues for a business lunch. After the meal, you slip into the restroom and see your reflection in the mirror. But the person staring back at you looks 10 to 15 years older than you remember. Your face is smudged, and your shirt is disheveled. In fact, all of your clothing looks like it went out of style more than a decade ago! Imagine the embarrassment as you suddenly realize how you must have looked to your colleagues!
March 16, 2017
This one might even save a life! At Covenant, we do more than just build websites. We believe that every website should have a goal. So we ask questions to help you define what success looks like for your site. What process will it simplify? What problem will it solve? That goal becomes our focus. Our top priority.
December 6, 2016
Does your church need a website?

The mission of the church is unchanging: "Go into all the world" (Mark 16:16 NLT). But our world has changed: much of our activity and communication now happens in the digital world.

August 29, 2016

Use Great Content To Boost Website Traffic

We work hard to develop great websites for our clients, and we want to make sure those sites keep working hard for you with great SEO, top Page Rank, and a Customer Conversion Rate that builds your business. When your website first goes online, it sparkles! Hopefully though, your business has grown and changed. And Google has changed too, altering its algorithms in ways that may significantly impact your page rank and ultimately your CCR.

March 27, 2014
SEO is simultaneously one of the most important and least understood parts of building a good website.  There is no shortage of companies out there claiming they know all of the secrets to getting to the top spot on Google search results, but SEO really is not that complicated to do well if you follow just a few basic principles.
January 14, 2014
We have been in a little series about website bugs. We have already talked about how to identify bugs on your website and we have discussed some examples. But now, here is a good list of what you should do when you find a bug on your website...
December 6, 2013
In the last blog post we discussed some definitions of website bugs. Now that we have had plenty of dictionary work, let us go through some examples. Are you ready to take our Website Bug Awareness quiz?
November 25, 2013
If you ever find yourself singing this song: “I found a bug, I found a bug, I found a bug HEY, HEY, HEY, HEY!” …. And you are not exactly sure what to do now that you have found a bug on your website, this blog post is for you.
October 14, 2013
In many technical fields, jargon can be a hurdle. When entering the world of content management systems, even the word Drupal can seem new and strange. Here we will discuss cron: an important term in the web development world that can seem enigmatic.