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3 Reasons Your Band Needs a New Website Right Now

in internet, marketing, arts | June 26, 2017

3 Reasons Your Band Needs a New Website Right Now

At Mission Bay Media, we’ve been creating websites for San Diego area businesses for nearly ten years, and in the process we’ve confirmed that a great website is a key ingredient to any business’ success, and for a multitude of reasons. Running a business requires a certain degree of creativity and original thinking, yet we view “businesses” and “creative endeavors” as two separate and distinct...

5 Ways to Tell You Have a Good Web Designer

in Web Design, Web Development, San Diego | June 22, 2017

5 Ways to Tell You Have a Good Web Designer

Being in the San Diego Web Design game for nearly a decade has been great -- we have worked on many projects over the years and have helped a number of San Diego area businesses in a variety of different industries, all while receiving stellar feedback and making client satisfaction a priority. In doing so, we have heard a number of horror stories from clients...

The 5 Best Sandwiches in Pacific Beach

in san diego, local news | May 3, 2017

The 5 Best Sandwiches in Pacific Beach

San Diego is a wonderful place home to people from all walks of life, but whether you’re a surfer, an engineer or a CEO, we as San Diegans all have one thing in common -- the love for a tasty sandwich. At Mission Bay Media, we are mostly web architects, but we too share this trait. Since our office is headquartered in San Diego’s Pacific...

Scraping Pages in Node.js

in scripting, node.js, javascript, JQuery, Internet | August 18, 2016

Scraping Pages in Node.js

Node with cUrl and jQuery? It sounds strange to talk about cUrl in the context of a Node server and even stranger to talk about jQuery in the context of backend, but bear with me here as I explain how to set up a fast node structure to comfortably apply your jQuery skills to backend scraping of with Node. First, to get page contents we will...

Top jQuery (and vanilla js) Parallax Plugins

in Free Software, Mobile-friendly, Web Design, Internet, jQuery, Plugins | August 2, 2016

Top jQuery (and vanilla js) Parallax Plugins

When done right, parallax scrolling images can add nice depth to your website or webapp. When done wrong, it can be another distracting animated effect that detracts from the page and causes your users to bounce to competitors. The difference could likely be finding the right plugin that gives you the control and tools to dial your effect in perfectly to match your implementation without...

Google AMP for Fast and Beautiful Mobile Pages

in HTML5, Internet, Web Design, Google, Mobile-friendly | July 12, 2016

Google AMP for Fast and Beautiful Mobile Pages

Google has long been on a mission to speed up and clean up the mobile web by prioritizing pages with responsive design in search results, creating tools to extensively test your page’s mobile friendlyness, doing cutting edge research on optimizing caching and page loads, and (for the most part) leading by example. Now, Google has jumped into the fray with a far more active...