Web Developer

Using Twitter Bootstrap for Web Design and Development

We have recently jumped on the Twitter Bootstrap bandwagon and are very happy with the decision. If you don’t know, Twitter bootstrap is a web framework that is “mobile first”. When they developed the framework they solved many of the issues that web developers face when dealing with responsive design such as how columns will […]

Website Builder Review: Dreamweaver CC

In today’s post, I’d like to to talk a little bit about Adobe’s Dreamweaver CC program for building websites. While Dreamweaver has a bit of a checkered past, leaving many designers still believing its the same clunky software that wrote dirty code ten years ago; I’ve found that it can be used to do a […]

Responsive Data Tables

I recently found this great bit of code for creating responsive data tables.  We are using it on this webpage to display the chart below. Simply drag your browser window smaller to see how it responds. We were also pleased that it works in the latest version of WordPress without any tweaking or modification. Incandescent / […]

Responsive website design templates

What used to be considered a feature and an extra function of a website has now become the norm, welcome to the responsive web design era. We have been experimenting with many different forms of responsive design including jQuery mobile, various WordPress plugins, and custom coding. I have just recently found 3 resources which are […]

Jar Creative WordPress Website Live

Wearing my hat as the website developer for Jar Creative I am happy to announce the launch of their new website. This website pushed the limits of WordPress theme development and I am very pleased to be have been part of the team which includes Designers, Creative Directors, Project Managers and SEO Specialists. One item […]

New WordPress Website launched – Rohmer and Fenn Law

Over the holidays we launched the Rohmer and Fenn Law website. We handled both the design and development of this website and created a custom WordPress template for the client. It includes a full WordPress content management system, SEO (Search engine optimization), and all content is easily update-able by Rohmer and Fenn.

Custom WordPress eCommerce website launched

This week Darkstar Media is pleased to announce the launch of MyCustomKidsBooks.com. The website is a fully customized WordPress website and we added custom eCommerce features. The challenge the client had involved the nature of their business which was creating custom books where the customer need to upload photos and enter specific details related to what […]

WordPress projects and templates

WordPress seems to be taking over recently. Darkstar Media has now joined the WordPress theme development industry. Users love WordPress because of the ease of use, CMS features, and ability to expand. We know how to work within existing WordPress themes as well as break them open and recreate fully customized websites while incorporating eCommerce […]

Custom vs Packaged Intranet / Extranet Websites

Over the years we have built custom intranet / extranet websites for companies that need a Content Management System (CMS) website to track and share data between employees.  These websites are different from other websites in that they do not have a public portal, they are a secure internal website for employees of a company or […]

New Upgraded Blog – Goodbye Blogger

Darkstar Media is pleased to announce a new upgraded blog. We have just installed a WordPress blog on our server and will be phasing out our old blogger blog. Thanks to Google’s Blogger for many years of service, we were just ready for a change to a blog with a little more control and customization […]