WordPress Design and Development

Articles written about and for the WordPress community.

New WordPress Theme & RPMWare Integration

The website: Prospect Auto Sport The Objective: The integration of Nicasio Client’s WordPress Theme to his new RPMWare Store. The Result: See below WordPress website with RPMWare Store integration. Both WordPress and RPMWare Store connect basic navigation / links. Before:                                       […] 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.

Custom WordPress & Wild Apricot Integration Again!

The website: The Canadian Council on Africa The Objective: The integration of member focused Wild Apricot widgets for login, profile edit, member directory, event registration, and restricted members-only area while keeping the original design and layouts. The Result: See below a seamless integration of a WordPress website with Wild Apricot functionality. Both CMS and Membership management magic married in […] read more.

Custom WordPress & Wild Apricot Integration

The website: Women’s Business Network, Inc. The Objective: New Custom WordPress website design and development with integration of member focused Wild Apricot widgets for login, profile edit, member directory, event registration, and restricted members-only area. The Result: See for your self – a custom branded WordPress website with Wild Apricot functionality integrated for full benefits of both CMS […] read more.

Website Security & Best Practices

Website Security & Best Practices. Today’s Web Environment is Chuck Full Of Threats At Nicasio Design we see a huge range of infection types all the time, but our goal is to help our customer prevent a website hack then to help repair one. Here are a few tips to help prevent a website hack: 1- Use a […] read more.

7 Steps To WordPress Success

7 Steps To WordPress Success What are 7 things that can help a WordPress user become more proficient in the use of the CMS? We have an idea as to what they may be – read on… 1. Ask the Right Questions: When faced with making a decision, we often overlook one key factor… asking the right question(s). […] read more.

Nicasio Design Services

We are often asked [if] we provide one service type or another, and as hard as it is to say no to some [types] of new business – we need to stick to our 3 core proficiencies and never try to be jacks of all trades as they say. The 3 core Nicasio Design Proficiencies are: 1- Custom WordPress […] read more.

Google says it’s time for “Mobile-first Indexing”

The problem: Google says it is changing its algorithms. So what does it mean when Google says that “our algorithms are not evaluating the actual page that is seen by a mobile searcher…” and why does it matter to you? Simply put… Google will be moving in this direction sooner than we think and expect: “[Google’s] algorithms will […] read more.

Essential LinkedIn WordPress plugins to connect with new customers

Looking to integrate LinkedIn into your WordPress website? As the leading social media network for professionals, freelancers, and entrepreneurs to connect and interact with each other in a business manner, LinkedIn has become an integral part of the recruitment process in almost every industry. Moreover, this unique social networking site has a very focused and different user base. […] read more.

Solutions that Work: How to fix Database Connection Error in your WordPress Website

“Error establishing Database Connection” This error is like a cockroach: no matter what you do, it always comes back, and you never know where it returns from. The causes and solutions to this pesky error can be tabled (as depicted here). But knowing the technicalities doesn’t reduce the increased heart palpitations this error’s occurrence can cause, especially in […] read more.

Google Rich Cards

First there was search. Then came mobile search. Following Mobile search was Rich Snippets. And now Google introduces Rich Cards. Don’t get too happy – the categories are limited to Recipes and Movies for now. Read the full Introducing Rich Cards post here.  Google tells us that it will soon add more categories. To see the newly proposed categories […] read more.

Google Pushing Harder On Mobile

Is there a better wakeup call than the one from Google to tell us that they are not tightening the screws on mobile search? Well, there is the article – please make sure you look it up and take a moment [or a few moments] to ensure your website is up to par with the new Google Mobile […] read more.