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February 21st, 2017

A Simple Payment System Using Stripe

For small businesses looking to collect payments online, but don’t need all the frills and complexities that come with a full eCommerce solution, NYLI has developed a simple, secure payment form. The form supports both variable payment amounts as well as fixed amounts, and ideally would be used to collect one time payments (like invoices). […]

April 7th, 2015

WordPress Plugin Review: Simple 301 Redirects

One concern all website owners should be aware of when redesigning their website is the potential to lose valuable search engine positions if your old webpages are not properly redirected to your new webpages. In the past, we would create 301 redirects using an .htaccess file – but most business owners are unfamiliar with the […]

March 7th, 2015

WordPress Plugin Review: Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security is a plugin designed to protect your WordPress site from hackers and malware attacks.  NYLI has been using the free version of the plugin since we redesigned our website approximately 4 months ago. Some of the key features of Wordfence Security that we find useful include: Protected Admin Login.  With some minor configuration, […]

November 28th, 2014

Contact Form Spam – Alternatives to CAPTCHA

Ever get done filling out a long web form, only to be met by something that looks like this? CAPTCHAs are considered a necessary evil on web forms to determine whether or not the user filling out the page is human. They work great to prevent robots from spamming your contact forms. Unfortunately, because of […]

November 14th, 2014

Responsive Design

Smartphones and tablets have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years. Not only are they becoming more affordable, reliable speeds of 3g/4g networks have made browsing the web from a mobile device more convenient. In some cases, households are using tablets as desktop replacements – no longer having the need for a full system. […]

November 10th, 2014

NYLI Relaunches website

We’ve spent the past few months at NYLI working on a redesign of our website – NYLI.com. We made a few large changes to the way the site was built, and created a few new areas to improve user-experience on our website. Responsive Design One of the largest updates to our website has been making […]