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 […]

Just Update Your Password, Please

  • On August 29, 2019
Logins and Passwords are the key to many critical systems that we use every day. A password breach can spell disaster for you or, worst case, your entire workplace. In addition to utilizing security features like two-factor authentication, a great way to keep yourself safe is maintaining secure passwords. Some questions to consider are: Do […]

Get Your Forms in Shape!

  • On August 28, 2019
Recently we stumbled on an article by Andrew Wilshere at Try Design Lab that outlines a number of the best practices in web form design. The piece is titled UI Design Best Practices For Form Design (Part 1) and is long but super informative and useful. It was so good, in fact, that it inspired […]

Do we need a “Cookie Policy” on our website?

  • On May 24, 2018
Whether or not your organization is subject to the GDPR or other privacy regulations, if you have a website, you should be providing a concise and comprehensive privacy policy for your site visitors. An essential part of that policy is a description of how, where and why your site uses cookies. What is a cookie? […]