Events | News | Web Dev

Ladies Learning Code

By topdrawinc

On Saturday, September 21st, a national event took place called Ladies Learning Code. Ladies around the country learned the basics about HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). In simpler terms, instructors taught women throughout Canada how to create basic websites. Nationally, 498 women attended the event; 43 of those women participated in […]

Technology | Web Dev

Twitter Widget Not Working? Twitter Updates to API Version 1.1

By topdrawinc

If you are using a third-party/custom Twitter widget or plugin for your website that does not require authentication, chances are that it has stopped displaying tweets and could also be producing the following error message: [html light=”true” wraplines=”true”] {"errors": [{"message": "The Twitter REST API v1 is no longer active. Please migrate to API v1.1. https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api/1.1/overview.", […]

Agency Work Life | News | Web Design | Web Dev

New Dev on the Block

By topdrawinc

Some wisdom that has served me well is: It is okay to be uncertain of your academic or occupational career path. It is okay to change your mind about what you want to do or should be doing as an academic or life career. Worry more about finding success in something that you are passionate about.

Web Dev

Styling Mobile Telephone Number Links

By Tammy

While cross-browser testing, you’ll run across mobile devices automatically restyling telephone numbers as hyperlinks. How do you handle this? You’d think this would be a no-brainer to figure out but I decided to use google-fu to double-check that I was handling the inserted link correctly. I was a bit surprised by what I found – advice […]

Edmonton | News | Web Design | Web Dev

Innovative Investment Advice Site Coming to Life in Alberta

By topdrawinc

Honoured for the opportunity to work with ATB in the ambitious goal of creating an innovative online investment advice tool—MasterPlan—the pilot phase has just wrapped up and results are now being analyzed. Reflecting on what we accomplished to date—the concept, sheer scope and complexities of the project—provided a formidable challenge, but one that was eagerly welcomed.

Web Dev

Your Web Assets – Part 1 – Domains

By Karim Jetha

One of the things I’ve noticed over the years is how often businesses and organizations struggle to understand and track their own web assets, such as domains, web hosting, and email.

In this series of posts, I’ll explain several of these key technical elements—what they are, how they work, and why it’s important to keep track of and protect them.

SEO & Online Marketing | Web Dev

Yoast Local SEO for WordPress Plugin Review

By topdrawinc

We love working with local businesses here at Top Draw. Online marketing can be very rewarding for local companies and we’re always interested in new tools for the job. We’re big fans of Yoast, and have been using their flagship SEO for WordPress Plugin for a good while now, both on client sites and our own […]