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Maybe your site is running slowly. Or you haven't looked at it in ages, so when you log in, you've got a slew of update notices. It may seen innocuous, but ignoring your WordPress …
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When you think web design trends, what comes to mind? Flat design? (Super dated.) Animation? (Did you say 3D?) Whatever the case, it's important that your site stay current. In this blog post, we'll …
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Yes, there are definitely Women in WordPress: I'm excited to share a new podcast episode with the great ladies of Women in WordPress, who've put together a 54 episodes of amazing women who are …
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Updated June 2021. Protecting one's images and text online is an important topic, and one I tackled at my Chicago Creative Expo WordPress talk. There are a few options to protect your content copyright …
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First published February 2005, updated June 2021. Two truths: Good design is a powerful tool to communicate your business' objectives. And, good design is not cheap. However true these statements are, it's difficult for …
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Created 2014, updated June 2021. One of the joys—and pains—of WordPress is API integration. And e-commerce. WordPress online ordering has become intuitive—but sometimes we want more. (more…)
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Updated May 2021. We're already lucky to have 39.5% of the world's websites powered by WordPress. And WordPress themes are big business, with many developers and companies launching new themes every day. But what …
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It's never too late to look at what you are doing and how you can improve your processes. Growing a business, or maintaining current clients, is usually at top of mind, and here are …
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You know you need a website. Or you want to redesign your current one. Where do you begin? What's most important? There are several factors to ponder as you build—or rebuild—your company's internet presence. …
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Updated 5/2019. It's happened to us all: You knock yourself out with a killer proposal or presentation, answering every need for their RFP, only to be told by the potential client that they've chosen …
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