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Starting In Victoria Bc

This is our origin story, how One Day Website started in Victoria, British Colombia. For those unfamiliar, we’re on the southern tip of Vancouver island, a 90 minute ferry ride from Vancouver. I’d lived in Victoria for many years, had built many websites for myself, but I never considered doing it professionally.

Building Your Business Website

When building your website, it’s a bit overwhelming, and you’ve likely been recommended a certain provider that is as cheap and easy as possible. Like everything in business, you have to choose if you’d rather spend time, or money on building out your website. This post goes over the questions you should ask, no matter which provider you choose.

Website Colour Schemes

Colour Theory

Creating A Website With Jekyll

I’ve been slowly transitioning my websites from Wordpress to Jekyll for a few reasons, most notable that a static website doesn’t have a database that can be hacked, and that it’s inherinitely faster in getting to the user, plus it’s always fun to learn something new. As a part of jekyll, you’ll also likely want to explore Markdown and Liquid. You can follow the offical documentation, or mine:

Broken Link Checker

It’s very likely one of your websites has some broken links. I write this in the process of transitioning this website from Wordpress to Jekyll and I don’t want to copy over all o fthe images as it’s very likely many of the images on the ~10 year old Wordpress site are no longer referenced anywhere.