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. […]

Introducing Social Stream Database. CMS + Social Media

The team at DIS is thrilled to be releasing our newest module (tool set) – Social Stream Database. And the first release of this tool is available now!* What is it? Social Stream Database is a module within Site Manager (your CMS website admin interface), where you can connect your social media with your website. […]

SEO Talks: Title, a big word for a lot of roles

For those who missed our November User Group , here’s a recap of the Search Engine Optimization portion addressing the Title Tag. The title tag is referred to by many terms: title tag, head title, title bar, title bar override and title elements are among the most common. In Site Manager, you can find the […]

Creating a Flickr Photo Stream

Flickr can be a great resource for storing and sharing your photos, as well as building a photo stream. Flickr offers 1TB of space with each free account and allows you to upload photos up to 200MB, which is extremely large. Flickr also allows you, and anyone you choose, to download the photos in full resolution. […]


We’ve had an incredible journey this year, and with just a few weeks left of 2013, we wanted to share some of that “incredibleness” with you. Perhaps this is a post that would be more applicable at the beginning of the year but with Thanksgiving and thoughts of blessings in our hearts (and all over […]

Instagram for your Website

Starting an Instagram stream for your church, school or other organization is a great way to share photos and engage your users. Instagram is very easy to use, but it can only be used on a mobile device, such as smartphones or certain tablets.  Instagram can also easily be connected with your other social media […]

Enhancement: Scheduling Status for Faculty Tools

Faculty tools now have the ability to schedule status changes! Many of our Christian School customers have requested this, and we’re happy to deliver. Scheduling a status change is a great way to manage date or event-specific content on your website. It allows you to have the status of a tool change on a specific […]