Welcome to Ryan Ormrod Web Solutions. I develop websites that are accessible.

What is a website developer?

A website developer is a programmer that is experienced in making websites for the World Wide Web. This usually involves the front end code and back end logic of a website. That is, the front end (the result rendered by the browser) and the back end (the server side processing that produces the dynamic content).

What is a front end website developer?

A front end website developer is a programmer (coder) that uses HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create a visual experience for the web. Each time you view a nice website, this has been graphically designed by a digital artist and coded by a front end developer.

What is a back end website developer?

A back end website developer is a programmer that uses a server side framework such as PHP and a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) such as MySQL to produce bespoke functionality for a website.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a CMS and Blogging platform that powers many websites online. It can be used to create just about any modern website and has an easy to manage dashboard that new website owners can seamlessly become acquainted with.

What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is a free plugin that converts a WordPress blog into an eCommerce platform ready for small and large businesses.

What is MVC?

MVC stands for Model View Controller, in programming this basically means organising code so that a Model handles all of the interactions between the User and the Database, the Controller processes URL requests (known as routing) and loads information from a Model (and other sources) and passes it via an array (a bunch of key, value based data items) to the View, which is a template file with all of the HTML and variable outputs.

What is eCommerce?

Simply put, eCommerce is buying and selling online! For example: Amazon, eBay.

What is PHP?

PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.

What is MySQL?

MySQL is a querying language that is used to extract information from the data stored within a database.

What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language and is a hierarchical type language that is read by a browser.

What is CSS?

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and is used to tell the browser how to adjust the appearance of HTML.

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a scripting language that is mostly known for its ability to manipulate the DOM (HTML/CSS) as loaded by the browser.