Web Development

Why WordPress?

I was talking with another developer the other day and she asked, “Why do you work with WordPress?” It got me thinking that maybe my answer was worth a blog post. I have and can work with many different Content Management Systems and code. There are so many platforms available such as Drupal, Joomla, Wix,…

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HACKED!

I received a call early this morning from a client. “Our site is gone!” It is very easy to get excited about suddenly seeing the screen above instead of your normal beautiful site. Luckily it is not as bad as it seems at first glance. The first thing to do is get all your hosting…

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WordPress Plugin Basics

There are a few wordpress plugins that are musts with any wordpress installations. These are my favorites and I intalll them in wordpress website that I develop: Ultimate TinyMCE Ultimate TinyMCE gives your editing the look and feel of Microsoft Word. It makes it so that you do not have to do any coding, but…

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Getting Hacked

Unfortunately getting a hacked website can happen to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a big business or a small one, it can happen to you. Don’t take it personal, it is nothing against you. Most of the time humans aren’t even doing the hacking, it is computers or bots. They randomly search through…

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Analytics Conversions vs. Take Rates

First of all if you don’t have google analytics on your website you should. It is free and fairly easy to use once you get the hang of it. There are tutorials on youtube and around the web OR you can always hire someone to do it. Analytics allows you to see how much web…

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SEO, What?

People often ask me questions about their websites and how they could do better. I usually first ask about their SEO and they look at me crossed eyed. SEO, what is that? SEO or Search Engine Optimization is how search engines like google and Bing rank you in their searches. So if you are a…

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