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SSL – Your website security

August 31, 2020

Have you ever noticed the URL (your domain name) in the browser bar? Does it either start with an HTTP or HTTPS? HTTPS sites are secured with an SSL certificate and HTTP sites, are not. Chances are, you have heard the term “SSL” but what exactly is it and why do you need it?

Hiring a website design and development company

July 31, 2020

Benefits to hiring a professional

Would you sell your home without the help of a realtor?  Can you even imagine having to pack, look for a new home, work, and then try to show your home and worry that you have all the paperwork in order?  The same is true for hiring a professional website company to handle your website related needs

SEO – Search Engine Optimization explained

June 24, 2020

You know you need it but what does it really mean?  According to Wikipedia here is the full definition.  “Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of growing the quality and quantity of website traffic by increasing the visibility of a website or a web page to users of a web search engine.  SEO refers to the improvement of unpaid results (known as “natural” or “organic” results) and excludes direct traffic and the purchase of paid placement.”

The history of Websites

May 14, 2020

Websites have been around for close to 30 years. To some people, this may seem like a long time but it hasn’t been that long considering the incredibly fast evolution and advances that have been made since then.

Grateful

April 10, 2020

Sending support and strength to our clients and friends during this difficult time.

We are grateful for our clients and so very grateful for those who are still doing business with us.

Website Check-up

March 28, 2020

Now is the time to give your website a check-up and even do an update!

Grateful Web Services is here to support you during this difficult time. We are open for business and helping our clients update their websites, add new services online and take advantage of some downtime to work on new website projects with us. 

WordPress? Squarespace? Wix? What should you use?

February 29, 2020

The answer is simple, WordPress!

So many options these days when developing a website! The difference is that WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS), whereas Squarespace and Wix or even GoDaddy Builder, for example, are drag-and-drop website builders

What the heck is a CMS?

January 31, 2020

You may have heard the term “CMS” as it’s gotten quite popular in the last fifteen plus years. Maybe you have never heard of it, but either way, we will help you understand it a bit more clearly.

Cracking the code

December 28, 2019

We are not talking about cracking the actual website code on a website that is way too much to cover on a blog! Besides, most of you, really don’t care to know all of that technical programming anyway, which is why we are here!

Rebranding

November 25, 2019

After twenty years,  Cobalt Images has been rebranded as Grateful Web Services!

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About Us

We are Grateful Web Services. A website design and website development company that also offers contract, per project, project management services. We have been involved in the website industry for over 20 years. We are located in Northern California but we don’t limit ourselves and can work with companies, anywhere!
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