The Cornershop Blog

Who wants more donations?

Who wants more donations?

Here’s an easy way to get more donations: Ask for a smaller, recurring gift, instead of a larger one-time gift. Why? Because monthly giving program data consistently shows that donors who sign up for recurring donations result in more donations over … Read more

Explaining Domains, DNS, and Hosting

Explaining Domains, DNS, and Hosting

Understanding name servers, DNS records, domain registrars and website hosting can be a challenge even for people who have worked on the Web for years, but a quick overview coupled with a cheesy metaphor may help.

You Are Unreliable: Always Test Your Sitemap!

You Are Unreliable: Always Test Your Sitemap!

When you’re redesigning your website, you can work very hard to make your page and folder titles clear, but you really can’t be sure that you’re not mired down in organization-specific lingo, acculturated meanings, and historic implications. Card sorting can help.

1,000 Days Later

1,000 Days Later

Yesterday marked one thousand days since the doomed Deepwater Horizon spilled millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and, as the Environmental Defense Fund points out in their compelling new infographic, the Gulf is still waiting. Waiting … Read more

We’re thankful for you.

We’re thankful for you.

Without you, we never would have started Cornershop, and it never would have been as successful as we’ve been thus far. You make it not just possible, but worthwhile.

Responsive design works for email, too!

Responsive design works for email, too!

In the past, accommodating different email systems has largely consisted of simply offering an HTML formatted message, and a “plain text” version of the message for those who can’t (or won’t) receive HTML emails. No longer.