Website Design for MeetasKitchen

Website Design and development for Meetaskitchen.

Meetaskitchen is an online food delivery website based on e-commerce. You can order food directly from the website. Payments can be made directly to the website with debit cards and credit cards. Cash on delivery option is also available.

The client needed a website that would work for them to take take orders directly from website and work as an online kitchen for the customers of nearby areas.

Few more websites in my portfolio

It has been a while since i haven’t updated my portfolio section. I have added a few more websites to my portfolio section.

  • www.foodmemoir.in
    This is an e-commerce website which sells traditional Indian food items.
  • www.courtmarriageghaziabad.in
    This website was created for Mr. Sunil Kumar and company. The company provides services for marriage registration, court marriage, marriage certificate etc.
  • www.gsfoods.in
    GS Foods deals in exports of indian food products all across the globe.
  • www.nextgenlife.com
    Next Gen Life Sciences works in innovative solutions in  biological products and services for the life science research and diagnostic market.
  • www.shree-trading.net
    Shree Trading is a leading export house and leading exporter of agri-products / commodities.

Avoid these mistakes while making a website

I have been making websites for a good period of time. From my experience i have learned that on should avoid some common mistakes while making a website. Please read on..

Avoid Flash: Although i love flash and being a web designer it is the best tool to show my creativity, i have reduced the use of flash on websites as many handheld devices like smartphones, ipads do not play flash movie. And if you want to play it you either need to install a different browser or plugin. Most people don’t take such pains and would easily miss out the information that you put on flash movie.

Don’t Use Lengthy contact forms: People generally avoid filling up a lengthy contact form a contact form should be precise. But if your requirement is such where every details are important you may  go otherwise.

Keep your website navigation simple: The important pages of website should be easily accessible to a user and the navigation should not be complicated. It is good to have your links in text form as it can be  more easily read by search engines.

Images should be optimized: The images on your web page should be well optimized with proper alt tags and naming.

Content:The content on your website should be informative and precise.

Avoid audio or music: Do not use audio or music that plays automatically when the website loads as it can be annoying for website visitors.

Avoid Pop Ups: Personally as a user i find pop ups quite distracting. Specially on small devices like smart phones these pop ups cover up the whole screen and it becomes really difficult to get rid of them.  Use a pop up only when required . Permanent pop ups are big turn offs.

Spelling Mistakes: Always use a spell checker when writing content for website. Spelling mistakes leave a bad impression on your website visitors.

How to transfer domain to a new domain service provider

How to transfer your existing domain from current domain host to another domain hosting company.

Many a times we may want to transfer our domain from an existing domain service provider to a new one. There may be reasons for this. Your existing domain service provider is not giving good service and you want and your not happy with it. Or may be the domain renewal costs of existing service provider has gone too high and you don’t want to pay too much price for the renewal. Whatever be the reason you can transfer your domain to a new domain host by following the following steps

  • First apply for domain transfer on the new domain hosting companies website where you want to transfer the domain.
  • Your domain should be  valid and already registered with another registrar.
  • The domains must be registered for at least 60 days and in unlocked status
  • You must obtain an authorization code to transfer to new domain service provider from your existing domain company
  • The domain transfer is usually completed in 5-7 days time.

Why you need a responsive website?

responsive webdesign

Responsive Web design

Time and again the debate of whether to for a responsive web design or not has been discussed by various web design experts.  Many existing websites have upgraded to responsive layouts to enhance user experience. As the number of internet users of mobile devices is increasing, more emphasis is being given to responsive websites.

A responsive website is also said to be given more preference by search engines like google and according to latest google updates it can be a crucial ranking factor. Responsive websites will become the norm in future and any website that is still following the old design will need to upgrade to responsive.  If you are not sure about how your website looks on different devices you can check this tool or go to website url .

In case you are going for a new website do not neglect the factor that the design of your website should adapt to all screen sizes to enable good user experience.

Computer On Stick

chromebitGoogle is about to launch one of the smallest computers. This computer is a plug and play device on stick with android as operating system.  This is a joint collabration  between the internet giant google and asus.

It can convert any monitor or tv with hdmi port into a working PC.  Smaller than a candy bar, this device is powered by a Rockchip 3288 processor, features 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0.  Once connected with a blue tooth keyboard and mouse you are ready  to use your LCD TV as computer

List of Domain and Web Hosting Companies

Domain registration is the first step towards website designing. When you think of designing a website you need to book a domain name of your chooses and buy web hosting from a reliable web host to launch your website. Being in this field for several years i have used services of several domain registration service providers.  Given below is a list of some of the best service providers in this business according to me.

Bigrock : Big Rock is an established and relaible web service provider. The company  offers domain, web hosting for linux windows, email solutions, ssl certificates etc. I have  bought several domians from bigrock and it tops my list most relaibale domains service
providers. The domains can be booked instantly here with online payment.

Godaddy. Another big player when it comes to domain and web related services. Go daddy has a world wide reach. Offers good customer support and solutions for domains registration web hosting and email service.

Net4domains. One of the oldest companies offering web related services. Although i am
not a frequnet customer of this website. But still very reliable and secure for pruchasing

Yahoo.com: Yahoo one of the biggest portals also offers services for domain registration and web hosting

Rediff:  Rediff has been providing domain registration, web hosting and email services for a long time in india.

Nic.com:  Another international site that deals in domains. Very effective whois tool

Whois.net: Want to check availability of domain or more info about the ownership and other  details.  Solutions for shared hosting vps hosting, ecommerce hosting, linux and windows hosting.

WordPress.org. Want to host your wordpress website. WordPress.org  has customized solutions for hosting a wrodpress blog or wordpress cms website.

Hostgator. A well known name world wide for web hosting and domain related services.


How to configure your domain for google apps?

When it comes to best email solutions, there is nothing like gmail. Among plethora of email service gmail is one of the best. If you want to use the reliability of gmail for sending and receiving emails in a professional way then google apps is for you. Google apps was a free service till few years back and it offered ten free email accounts on your domain.

Things have changed now and google apps has become paid. But the paid mail is worth every penny as it is very much reliable, no space constraints like filling up of mail box as it happens when you use your local hosting providers email service. Also sending and receiving of mail is most reliable. Many a times when using other email services emails are not delivered or received 100% of time. Such issues hardly arise when using google aps. The best thing about google aps is that you are using your own domain for sending and receiving of emails which is very professional and ideal for any business.

How to configure your domain for google aps?

In order to start using google mail service for your business first you need to have a domain. You can have an existing domain or purchase a new one when you sign up for google apps . The registration is quite easy and takes only a few minutes. You need to fill all the valid information while signing up.

Once your account is set up you need to verify your domain by either uploading an html file or including a code on your website.

Once your domain is verified you need to change the mx records of your website through cpanel and insert the mx records of google. Delete any other previous mx records and update with google mx records. After completing this step your website is ready to start sending and receiving emails.






Make any number of accounts as desired and start using professional mail service without any hassles.

Why you should hire a seo expert for your website?

There are millions of websites on the internet today. A website has become one of the most crucial medium of making people aware about your products or services. But among these millions of websites how do you get your website noticed? This is a big question.

You may have the best product. You may be the most talented professional in your field but if your website is not known to people who are looking for you, it is a cause of concern. If  you are one of these people whose website is not getting the right audience then you need to hire a seo expert with good credentials.

SEO stands for search engine optimization. It is a process of making your website friendly for search engines. This is basically a specialized job so be very careful when handling your website to someone for seo. A website that implements good seo practices will always get higher and better ranking on search engines.  Google is the biggest search engine at the moment and ranking well on google can be very beneficial for any website.

The algorithms of google are always changing and it is important for any seo to adapt to these new changes. SEO is a field that requires constant learning.

You may be a real estate agent, a professional artist or dealing in some specialized products and services, a website has the potential to give you more customers, clients and business so spending some money on hiring a good seo is definitely not a bad idea! I have seen many websites that are well designed with good content and graphics  but still do not get any visitors. The reason for this is lack of understanding among people about website seo.

The reach of internet event to some of the remotest and farthest place has made world a smaller place.  It is possible to expand your business and services to many areas you never thought of by having a website.  A good website with proper seo can give your business the required boost. It is one of the most cost effective way of making your presence known to your targeted audience . SEO is cheaper than print, television and any other form of marketing and advertising. So do not let you website’s potential go waste.

Some of the most popular websites in India

Being an internet junkie i am putting here a list of some of my favorite websites.

  • Youtube.com
    Youtube is the largest video website. Mostly i use for listening to songs, learning new stuff like tutorials on web design etc.  The best part about youtube is that you can upload your own videos and build your own audience. It has everything that i have missed like an interesting cricket match, my favorite shows and plenty of informational video on any subject
  • Facebook.com
    Facebook  is the best way to keep in touch with your friends, families, near and dear ones. I also share useful information on my facebook page whenever it get time. It is so popular, Facebook has become an addiction for many youths. You can share photos, videos with ease. Now a days even political parties have understood the power of social media to interact with people.
  • Flipkart.com
    Shopping habits of people have changed with times. Although e-commerce is still in its early days but it has captured a huge market of internet savvy people who order products online. Flipkart is one of the biggest players in this segment. For customers good discounts and good quality are reasons enough to shop through such websites.
  • Snapdeal.com
    Similar to flipkart.com this is another big e-commerce giant. I have used both these websites for shopping and had a good experience. I found some really good deals and good products through flipkart and snapdeal.
  • Freecharge.in and Paytm.com
    Need to top up your mobile no need to step outside in hot sun and go to a mobile recharge shop. Do it online with freecharge.in and paytm.com. You can recharge mobile, your  DTH, data card without any hassles.
  • Justdial.com
    It is a very  useful website and works for me every time i am looking for some product or service. Find doctors, plumbers, lawyers, caterers, real estate agents, web designers in your area without any problem. Just dial has always been helpful!
  • Makemytrip.com
    Looking for vacation, book your holidays on makemytip.com. You can also book tickets for domestic and international flights through this website.
  • Bookmyshow.com
    One of my favorite website. Ever since i have started using this website i have never stood in a cue for buying movie tickets. I have even bought tickets sporting events and shows thrrough bookmyshow.
  • Shaadi.com
    If you are of marriageable age and looking for life partner go to shaadi.com. Plenty of options for brides as well
  • Indiamart.com
    Very good website as it connects suppliers, wholesalers  and actual users through a common platform
  • Santabanta.com
    One of the oldest dotcoms i guess. Whenever i am short on humor i read jokes on santabanta.com. It has gossip, humor, wallpapers and lots of entertaining stuff.
  • Zomato.com
    Hungry! Find best options for restaurants, home delivery and different variety of food on zomato.com
  • Espncricinfo.com
    Being a cricket buff this website is must for all cricket enthusiasts. Keep track of scores of your team with espncricinfo.com. Even watch live cricket here.
  • 99 acres.com
    This web portal is very useful for property buyers and sellers. It can give you a very fair idea of the prices of property in areas of your interest.  You can strike a good deal on property and save you precious time and money.
  • Hindustantimes.com
    Get all the latest news from India and the world here.

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