Webvanta History

Helpful Posts About Webvanta History

Updates to Editor Code and New Site Template

We've deployed an update tonight that fixes a variety of problems with the code editor and wysiwyg editor in certain browsers. In particular, a problem with Safari that caused the editor area to be very short is fixed. We've also made a number of improvements in the code for the starter site that you get when you sign up for an account.

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Connecting Database Items Together

Webvanta makes it easy to set up connections between database items of different types.  You can also associate assets (typically images) with any database item.

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Setting Up Site Search

Webvanta has a built-in full-text search engine, which searches all of your database items. This allows you to provide site search with full control over how the results are presented.

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Setting Up Your Email

Because web hosting companies have typically provided email hosting as well, we often get asked about providing email service for the domains whose web sites we host.

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Webvanta update: performance improvements for complex sites

Tonight we deployed an updated version of the Webvanta system that has a variety of subtle but important improvements, especially regarding site speed.

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Demo Tonight at SF New Tech

If you're in San Francisco or thereabouts and are interested in meeting up, come on down to the SF New Tech gathering. I'll be doing a quick Webvanta demo on stage at the SF NewTech event.

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Non-Profit Health Center Builds Itself a Substantial Site

A few months ago, we volunteered to help build a new web site for West County Health Centers, a non-profit organization that is a major provider of medical care in west Sonoma County. As with so many small businesses and non-profits, their existing site was small and, to be blunt, just plain awful, and no one knew how to update it.

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Webvanta is Sponsoring Boagworld

We're pleased to have become one of the sponsors of the Boagworld podcast, which I've listened to for years and have found to be the best general web design podcast out there.

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New Customer: Alkemie Ice Cream Launches On Webvanta

New customer Alkemie Ice Cream LLC is launching their company and new non-dairy product with the help of Webvanta.

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New Feature: Pagination

When you have lots of items to list, sometimes there's more than you want to show on one page. The universal solution to this is pagination: break the list up into some number of pages, with a maximum number of items per page.

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