The Cornershop Blog

Welcome, Chris!

Welcome, Chris!

We’re thrilled to welcome Chris Harmoney to the Cornershop team as our new Back-End Developer. Huzzah! Chris began writing programs in HyperCard in elementary school, and has been telling computers what to do ever since. After receiving a BA in Economics from Washington … Read more

The lowdown on Heartbleed

The lowdown on Heartbleed

The Heartbleed bug allowed eavesdroppers to get glimpses of just about anything a vulnerable server was handling. It’s a serious issue and you should know how it affects you and what you need to do.

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.

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.

A quick introduction to wireframing

A quick introduction to wireframing

Wireframing is often neglected in the website development process, but it has a huge impact on a site’s success. It’s critical to understand what wireframes are and what role they play.