Open Source CMS

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Wedezine Web Services

Wedezine offers a variety of internet related services.

Domain Registration and Management

Your business domain name is the most vital aspect of any business online presence. It represents your company and brand and needs to be protected. Let us manage your domain for a yearly fee. We make sure that your domain is protected from all the different scams that appear online and in your inbox.

Making sure you site is renewed on a yearly or multiple year basis is integral for 100% site online access. We also protect you from domain poachers, Search Engine renewal fee’s scams, and other known scams that come with managing your domain.

Chicago Web Design and Freelance Web Development

WEdezine has been offering freelance web design for 15 years, using the most cost effective and resourceful internet technology available to the Chicago, Illinois area and throughout the USA and abroad. We offer over 16 years experience in web and media development, internet marketing with over twenty years experience working with digital design media. Experienced Chicago freelance web development by Michael Vaughan, sole proprietor of WEdezine Web and Media Development.

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Webmaster Services

Already have a web site and need help administering new extensions, plugins and content changes to your HTML?

If you run your site on a popular content Management Systems (CMS) platforms like Joomla, Drupal or WordPress, than you need someone to help manage updates and make sure your site is running properly and securely.

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Content Management Systems

One of the best ways to manage your business web site is to use the power and ease of web based application management software called Content Management Systems (CMS). CMS systems are quick ways to start building your site immediately with the use of Templates or Themes. These can be installed on your sites administration interface and easily customized to your company’s look, logo and colors. These templates come with all the controls to format the sites layout, color schemes, sites navigation and location of custom content blocks. These systems reduce the amount of developing code from scratch and the time to get your site live quickly.

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Website Hosting

We offer a complete packages of custom order web sites for your business. We can host a variety of small to very large companies. All of our Web hosting packages can be customized to meet the needs of your particular business and build a hosting plan around what is best for your company. We can also offer plans to market your business site on the world wide web using Social Media, SEO and SEM.

WEdezine can manage the site for you based on your schedule for updates changes, set up client lead generation, mailing lists, promotional mailing campaigns and much more. We have been hosting clients for over 15 years.

Joomla

Joomla is one of the most popular and often used Open Source Content Management Systems available. With over seven thousand free and paid extensions and components it has wide industry support. Joomlas ease of updating the core make it better suited for smaller companies without an IT department.

 Some of the benefits of Joomla:

Components – Add extra functionality to your site through the use of components. Easily add shopping carts, business blogs, support forums, back-up systems, etc. to your site.
Plug-ins – Easily installed extensions that operate on the back-end to add special functionality with java-scripts that add event handlers for user experience and security.
Updates – One click updates to Joomla core and its extensions, plug-ins and templates.
Users - Easily add uses that can edit content, install updates and back-up your content.

As with all Content Management Systems, security is very important. All web sites are constantly being probed by automated web BOTS that constantly scrap servers for vulnerable extensions for their malware to exploit. As your webmaster, we make sure your site Joomla Core, extensions and plug-ins are regularly updated and security patches are applied as soon as they are posted.

Content systems are powerful applications that need to be regularly maintained by experienced and knowledgeable Internet specialists. If you are interested in updating your site to a Joomla CMS, we can get your company up and running, and train your users to take your business website to the next level.

Joomla 3.5

Business Plan

This is a great e-commerce web hosting plan for those companies that want to aggressively sell and advertise their merchandise, products or services. We can manage your monthly submissions to web search engines. Keyword track, to see what is getting you the BEST ROI, for your keywords. We can manage PPC campaigns on Bing, Yahoo and Google. We could use the latest SEO tactics to gain you prime status on organic listings for long term stability in search engine results (SERP's).

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Drupal

Drupal is another popular Open Source Content Management Systems preferred by bigger institutions that need a more robust application for their enterprises. Drupal can handle most small sites with ease also and that it is downloaded for free, your site can be up and running in no time. Drupal’s core can be expanded by installing Modules that can perform functions and tasks on both the front end for users and also tools for the administrators of your site. Drupal also has a strong support network with thousand free and paid modules.

 Some of the features of Drupal:

Modules – Add extra functionality to your site through the use of modules. Easily add shopping carts, business blogs, support forums, back-up systems, etc. to your site.
Updates – Drupal 7 does have one drawback, updating Drupal Core should be handled by system administrators or Internet Specialists that can securely shell into the systems back end to administer updates to Core. All modules are one click updates.
Users - Easily add uses that can edit/add content, install updates and back-up your content.

As with all Content Management Systems, security is very important. All web sites are constantly being probed by automated web BOTS that constantly scrap servers for vulnerable extensions for their malware to exploit. As your webmaster, we make sure your Drupal Core, Modules are regularly updated and security patches are applied as soon as they are posted. We install the latest modules that help secure your site from hackers and other web bots that look for exploits.

Content systems are powerful applications that need to be regularly maintained by experienced and knowledgeable Internet specialists. If you are interested in updating your site to a Drupal 7 CMS, we can get your company up and running, and train your users to take your business website to the next level.

Drupal

Basic Plan

This is a great web hosting plan for those that are just beginning and want a new web site or for your existing business. We also create personal vanity sites, which are great for artists, performers and others with a tight budget but want the reach of a web presence. We offer everything you would need to start building your companies web site presence. We can get you up and running in hours.

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