New E-Commerce Website Launch For Local Apparel Company

Crown Point Design is happy to announce the launch of a project we have been working hard on this year, ABG. The site sells USA made T-Shirts and Apparel.
The website was custom designed and developed using WordPress & WooCommerce to meet the specific needs of ABG, including a custom Instagram feed for their blog section. The payment solutions we have implemented include checkout by PayPal for a smooth, easy to manage user and admin experience.

The Kaizen Project

CPD Announces Program For Non-Profits To Receive a Free Website & Year Of Support

Crown Point Design is committed to giving back to our community. That’s why we’ve created the Kaizen Project, a program to help deserving non-profits deliver their mission through website design, graphics, and Internet marketing, all provided free of cost for one full year. “Kaizen” means improvement or change for the better, and refers to the…

Understanding Browser Caching

Understanding Page CachingA problem that seems to come up again and again as web designers is when users have caching issues. Very often I will make a web update, email the client that the change has been made, and then receive a phone call from the client telling me that they do not see the change. Well, in most cases this is due to a caching issue on their local computer. The simple fix is usually by telling them to hit CTRL + F5 to refresh the page cache (COMMAND + F5 on a MAC). This does not always work however as some people are behind proxy servers, some browsers do not refresh flash objects very well, and a myriad of other issues.

Part Time Website Design Summer Internship

Website Summer InternWe are looking for a part time summer intern for website design in our San Diego office. The ideal candidate will be highly-motivated and possess a working knowledge of: CSS, HTML, Photoshop & Illustrator. Experience with PHP, MySql, JavaScript & other advanced languages is preferred. One of San Diego’s fastest growing web companies, CPD focuses on a wide range of design, development and marketing projects for small to medium businesses throughout the US. Visit the website www.crownpointdesigns.com.

Owning Your Website

Owning Your Website InformationAs a San Diego based website design company, we have dealt with a lot of businesses that have come to us from previous web designers. It amazes me how many businesses don’t have control over their website files, website hosting, domain name(s), and/or email accounts. We have witnessed some messy situations with clients trying to get the information they need in regards to their existing website out of former website designers, developers, and consultants. I am hear to tell you that YOU should be in control of all this information as the primary owner.

How Fast Is Your Website Loading?

Speed Up Web Page LoadingWebpage load time is more important than people might think. Ever go to a website that takes a long time to load due to flash or the heavy use of images and scripts? That makes life frustrating and is also recognized by search engines. Google just released a new tool that allows users to test the load performance of your website called Page Speed. The free tool from Google Labs is easy to use on any URL. Just plugin a URL and see the load suggestions.

Try Page Speed on your website and analyze