Crisis Resource Centers

  • On April 2, 2020
As the world has been forced to adjust to the new reality of social distancing and shelter-at-home, every business has been impacted in some form or another. Many organizations that are in the practice of advising others have begun assembling Coronavirus and CARES Act Resource Center pages to provide their clients with the information they […]

Alert Banners

  • On April 2, 2020
Recently we’ve had some requests to build sitewide alert banners from some of our clients. This kind of alert message is used for conveying urgent information to an organization’s audience. In the current context, our clients are using these banners to alert their website visitors to any closures or disruptions to normal business operations caused […]

2020 Design Trends with Compliance in Mind

  • On March 5, 2020
At Tenrec, we are always on the lookout for new developments that can improve user experience and engagement. Though we’re also keenly aware of the fact that many ideas that take hold don’t always put the user first. So, we asked our designer to provide some insight into the emerging trends in website design. This […]

Improving User Experience with A/B Testing

  • On March 5, 2020
Have you ever wondered if you were getting the most out of your website? Do you know if your users are really finding what you want them to, or perhaps getting stuck or lost along the way? One of the most popular and effective ways to find answers to these questions (and more) is through […]

Choosing the right website host

  • On March 5, 2020
Commodity hosting providers: You get what you pay for There are many high profile hosting companies that sell bargain basement web hosting. These “commodity hosts” primarily sell hosting on shared servers, meaning they host hundreds—sometimes thousands—of websites on a single server or hosting platform. While the upfront cost savings can be attractive, as with most […]

Is your XML sitemap giving too much to Google?

  • On February 6, 2020
An XML sitemap is one of the most important tools for making sure search engines can find and index the pages of your website. It’s like a roadmap that gives search crawlers directions to every nook and cranny of your site. But sometimes you may not want every page of your site to be listed […]

The Importance of Image Compression

  • On February 6, 2020
One of the most common contributors to a slow website is large images that are not optimized for the web. Optimizing all images to be web friendly is crucial to your website’s overall health and page speed scores, and can even help with SEO rankings. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get […]

Website Compliance Primer

  • On February 6, 2020
What is Website Compliance? Website compliance on the surface seems very straightforward. It is the practice of building and maintaining a website to be in compliance with any and all relevant requirements, legal or otherwise.  But the subject is actually a good deal more complicated than that due to a number of factors. For starters, […]

Revisiting Data Privacy and Compliance

  • On January 9, 2020
January, that time of the year when we take a look at the past twelve months and the months ahead to spot trends that might define our times. In the world of website management, online privacy laws and compliance with those laws has emerged as the most significant trend of 2019 and 2020. The EU’s […]

The End of the “Submit” Button

  • On December 5, 2019
While they have been industry standards for eons (which is roughly 1 decade in the web industry) the conventional labels used for buttons on the web have begun to change. Button-text like “click for more” or “submit” are no longer the reliable action options they used to be. Here are 3 reasons why we’re suggesting […]