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The New Normal: Running Your Site in SSL

The New Normal: Running Your Site in SSL

New changes in browser technology, along with the old “safety first” philosophy, are compelling reasons to run your site in https.

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Wrapping Up 2016 »

Wrapping Up 2016

In the tradition of the old Christmas Letter (which my family never really did), I figure now is a good time to put a nice little ribbon on 2016.

WordPress Needs Continual Maintenance »

WordPress Needs Continual Maintenance

If you’re using WordPress to power your website, it is imperative that your site’s core software, themes and plugins are kept up.

WordPress: The Wonders and Dangers of Creating Your Own Website »

WordPress: The Wonders and Dangers of Creating Your Own Website

Creating your own website using WordPress can be a very rewarding experience. But it requires a bit more commitment than a standard DIY site.

Making WordPress Content Updates Easier »

Making WordPress Content Updates Easier

A standard WordPress installation isn’t always obvious when it comes to figuring out where different types of content can be accessed. That’s why I customize it for my clients. The goal is to leave no doubt in your mind as to where to click and where to carry out your desired tasks.

Enhancing WooCommerce Functionality with Extensions »

Enhancing WooCommerce Functionality with Extensions

What separates WooCommerce from other WordPress-based shopping carts is the ability to add new functionality through companion plugins, or extensions. Let me introduce you to a few of my favorites.

Creating Members-Only Content with WordPress »

Creating Members-Only Content with WordPress

There are some outstanding WordPress plugins that can help you create a members-only area of your website.

Top Ten Things Your Web Designer Probably Can’t Help You With »

Top Ten Things Your Web Designer Probably Can’t Help You With

There are certain things a web designer probably isn’t qualified to help with.

Are Ready-Made WordPress Themes a Good Deal? »

Are Ready-Made WordPress Themes a Good Deal?

Seriously, a beautiful theme for only $55? That’s way better than plunking down a few thousand for someone like me to create something original, right?

Common Mistakes when Developing an eCommerce Site »

Common Mistakes when Developing an eCommerce Site

While the wide array of tools available today make selling online easier than ever, that hasn’t taken away from the many pitfalls that a site owner can face. Especially so when the site is in its development stages.

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