Understanding Aspect Ratio: Photos and Frames

Understanding aspect ratio is an essential part of understanding why some photos work better on your website than others. But, if you aren’t familiar with working with images, it can be a difficult thing to understand.  To demonstrate, let’s go back to the classic picture frame and printed photo. Our picture frame represents the slideshow that we […]

You are not alone!

A post by Mike Vander Berg, Partner, Dynamic Internet Solutions Strengthening Christian Schools is here for you…You are not alone! The purpose of the Strengthening Christian Schools (SCS) concept is to build a community of experts in a range of fields, all of whom are passionate about getting every Christian school to the next level. […]

Church Websites and Front Doors: Part 2

In Church Websites and Front Doors: Part 1, we posed some questions and offered a few examples of how you can use your website to make that same great first impression that you do with your front door. When you work with DIS | Faithwebsites on a new design or design upgrade, we encourage you to […]

SCS – Get Strengthened!

A post by Jeremy Eisenga, Partner, Dynamic Internet Solutions As one of the owners of Dynamic Internet Solutions (DIS), I would like to personally invite each and every faith based school leader to get strengthened at this year’s Strengthening Christian Schools (SCS) conference in Dyer, IN on November 13 and 14. I’m sure you’re all […]

Church Websites and Front Doors: Part 1

Church websites and front doors have the same role. They both serve as the entrance and one of the first impressions of your church. What first impression are you providing? And does your home page on your site look as inviting as your front entrance and church foyer? Every church website leaves some kind of […]

What Is SCS?

I’ve been asked “what is SCS” by several customers recently, and I’m excited to tell you! SCS is short for Strengthening Christian Schools. Strengthening Christian Schools is an outreach community and conference series that Dynamic Internet Solutions (DIS) and a partnering company, DB Consulting, started in 2013. It’s all about helping, assisting, building, strengthening Christian […]

Hit by DDoS Attacks

We are writing to update our customers about the recent slowness and outages experienced with all services – our CMS Websites, Auction Trak, Donor Trak and Curriculum Trak applications. DIS | Faithwebsites has been the victim of a Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS), or Denial of Service Attack. DDoS attacks are when a criminal […]

Working with Images

Images are a huge part of your website. They are one of the best ways to draw your audience in, keep their visual interest and make an emotional connection. While not all churches and other organizations may have the budget to hire a photographer and designer to help them put together great images for their […]

SEO Talks: Alt Text, behind the scene for images

Images have become incredibly important for attracting web traffic and improving the experience that people have on a site.  Site Manager even offers a variety of tools to help you create this visual content.  However, there is one little attribute associated with images that often gets overlooked.  This overlooked attribute is called the alt text […]

The Tool Box: An Introduction & Featuring Prayer Request Tool

Once you’ve built a site, or updated your design, the weekly grind of maintaining the site begins. Websites must be kept fresh – updated – continually. Each organization can define exactly what “continually” means, but for all, bi-weekly is a minimum, and most organizations should create ways to post new content to their website weekly. […]