When the Coronavirus pandemic hit the US, and shops closed their doors, it forced many business owners to re-evaluate their business model. Knowing they would be closed for months had small companies scrambling for creative solutions to keep sales afloat. For some, this meant online orders and curbside pickup. For others, it meant overhauling their website and making it work in new ways for their sales.
It's time to say goodbye to Flash for the vast majority of business websites. Specifically, Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash). For the few uninitiated out there, you don't have to be a programmer to recognize Flash. As the name suggests, it is used to do "flashy" things. It adds animation and interactivity to web pages. Ever mouse over a button on a high tech website and hear a sound effect? Usually a voomp or a tink tink tink. Sometimes, in the distant past, Flash was used to power entire websites. Typically these start with "loading……………………".
Given the number of great open source choices, it's a good idea to use a content management system for your Intuit ProAdvisor website. But which content management system? And why?