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F.A.Q

Why does my business need a website?

Websites are an essential component to doing business in today's world, in todays world a website is the face of most business' even if they have physical premises.

​It's not only a marketing tool, but also a business tool providing information to your potential clients in a more timely and efficient manner.

​It's extremely cost-effective compared to other forms of advertising, including the Yellow pages.

Why should I use Hero Designs© to build my website

Hero designs are able to provide a wide array of media solutions to suit different client needs. Our team of media specialists offer web development, web and mobile application solutions, graphic design, unique art and illustration, in addition to, web hosting.

Our sister companies are able to offer both specialist commercial photography and cinematography as well as traditional photographic services

What is W3C

The  World Wide Web Consortium is the world standards for websites they design the html programming language and release standards that should be followed for website design among other web related standards.

The most important web design standard is for a website to always be viewable on any device properly no matter what, and to make it as easy as possible for any viewer to use.

What is a fluid website and why is it imporant?

A fluid (also known as responsive or liquid) website is a website that automaticly adjusts its size to the device being used to view it.

With more and more people using smartphones and tablets to browse the web, if your website is not fluid you are essentially cutting off a massive section of potenial clients, by making it difficult for them to view your website and gain imformation about your business.

To reduce design costs we can offer fluid design as an addon to a lite website.

What is an app

Apps are programs built to be run on tablets, smartphones and various other mobile devices, designed to be extremly light and easy to use, they can be anything from games to imformational software.

What is SEO

Search Engine Optimization is the process of making a website more visible to search engines such as Google©, Bing© and Yahoo© by optimizing the web code in a certain way.

What is HTML

HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the universal programming language used for creating websites, currently in version 5 it is the only programming language that cannot be ignored in web design.

What is CSS

CSS or Cascading Style Sheets is a programming language designed primarily to enable the separation of document content from document presentation, including elements such as the layout, colors, and fonts. This is extremly usefull for SEO purposes.

What is Flash

Adobe Flash© is an animation designer and player created by the Adobe© corporation, primarily for web based applications, although not viewable by smartphones and tablets it is very powerful when used for complicated highly animated web and banner design.

What is Java

Java is a powerful porgramming language used in many different apllication including website design, app creation and game programming, and can be ran from simple .txt files and html code.

What is HTML5 Canvas

HTML5 Canvas is a Javascript based system displayed using HTML5, which is up and coming to replace Adobe Flash© for online animations,games and videos etc.

Although currently not as powerful as Adobe Flash© it can be viewed on all web browsers and devices making it perfect for a fluid website when you dont want multiple websites (e.g flash and non flash), and therefore is a cheaper solution.

What is RSS

Rich Site Summary (sometimes dubbed as Really Simple Syndication) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it.

RSS feeds are usualy viewed on either desktop widgets or on tablet and smartphone apps and as such are a great way to provide up to date imformation to a large quantity of people.

Please contact us with your requirements.