WordPress Design and Development

Articles written about and for the WordPress community.

Best Web Image Use Strategy

Best Web Image Use Strategy The United States population is exposed to different businesses, products, and services through images on websites, social media, and elsewhere. According to the Yellow Pages, images play an important role in website enhancement. They allow your products to come to life for the image’s viewer and therefore boosts the chance of their conversion […] read more.

Finding Keywords That Work for Your Website

How do you determine what keywords work for your site? In researching keywords one of the most important, valuable, and highly productive activities is the study of your market’s keyword demand. You can learn which terms and phrases to target if you have good SEO skills, and while at it – also learn a little more about your […] read more.

How to Protect your WordPress Website (in 5 easy steps)

How to Protect your WordPress Website (5 easy steps) Presently content management systems (CMS) and web applications are facing a lot of security issues. WordPress is not an exception as it’s one of the most popular and powerful blogging content management systems. Here are 5 easy basic steps to minimize those security issues: 1- Always keep up WordPress […] read more.

Hiding WordPress Login Page

Is there any benefit to hiding the WordPress login page? AKA Wp-Admin page. Well, there are a few different schools of thought on this matter and we will gladly point them out. According to WordFence Security it is not because [per WF] most WordPress website hacks happen via 1 or a few of the following ways: 1- Vulnerabilities […] read more.

SEO Basics & Tools

There are simple and smart ways to do [SEO] things, and when it comes to tools [free ones especially] well here are some really helpful free ones you will love: PageRank Checker: By SEO Centro, this neat little tool allows you to check the pagerank for your website. Note this is NOT where your site places on a keywords […] read more.

Integration of Wild Apricot WordPress Plugin

Custom integration of the Wild Apricot Membership/Login WordPress plugin is now a thing. Please visit client website to see it in action: CMMA.Org Your members will be able to remain on the main or root domain of your website while Wild Apricot WordPress plugin does the work in the background. From Member Profile to member only content, once […] read more.

Custom WordPress Design Launch

There are few projects that afford us the ability and privilege of working for such a worthwhile cause or organization. The ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics is one of the world’s leaders in chiropractic pediatric education. So, when we were asked to provide services for a new custom WordPress website – we were honored. Please see some before […] read more.

Web Design Yes, but trust must also be well designed

When it comes to developing relationships, whether with clients or members, there are 4 fundamental rules to follow. Read Emily Beaver’s article and unearth the details: Strategy #1: Give customers a consistent experience > A branded Wild Apricot Theme can help Strategy #2: Create an emotional connection > Tell them why your organization is passionate about its mission […] read more.

How Speed Affects Your Website

Have you ever thought about how long your customers are ready to wait for the page to load before they leave? Approximately 47% of online customers expect a page to load in 2 seconds or less, while 64% of mobile users expect pages to load in less than 4 seconds. If your website takes longer than a few […] read more.

Spartanman Plumbing Custom WordPress Design & Development

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Just dropping a little before and after candy for the new, fully responsive and mobile friendly, Spartanman Plumbing’s Custom WordPress Design & Development. Site – Spartanman Plumbing               The Challenge – Expand on the client’s leadership in geographic service area, and go beyond the basics in displaying proficiencies. We also had to […] read more.

Google Offers Safe Browsing Site Status

Google calls it the Transparency Report, and it presents users the opportunity to checkout a website’s security before actually engaging the website. Google says that their “Safe Browsing technology examines billions of URLs per day looking for unsafe websites.” And as a result “[they] discover thousands of new unsafe sites, many of which are legitimate websites that have been […] read more.

Steps to removing Google Site Hacked Warning

What Google Proposes We’ve recently helped a handful of clients in removing the Google Site Hacked Warning. So, we thought we’d outline some broad steps for you here – just in case: 1- Go to Google Webmaster Tools 2- Next, click Add A Property. 3- Click Verify this property. 4- Click Security Issues. 5- Click Crawl & Fetch as Google. […] read more.