Recent Posts

April 23, 2015
Why You Should Have the Latest Version of WordPress

In recent weeks WordPress plugins have suffered a spate of security vulnerabilities, prompting concerns WordPress as a platform isn't secure. Of course it's secure – when it's up-to-date. We look – in detail – at what you need to know. Read more here.

Read More
April 2, 2015
The End of The Web Hosting Industry

Just when the Web hosting industry seemed more stable and entrenched than ever, announcements last week by Google, Microsoft and Amazon gave an official stamp of approval to the technological shift that is about to send it all swirling down the drain, and the specialist WordPress hosts may be the first disappear. Web hosting has […]

Read More
February 26, 2015
Google: Mobile-Friendly Web Sites To Rank Better In Mobile Search Is your site mobile-friendly?

Is your site mobile-friendly? If not, contact us. info@concepttoweb.com Google said that on April 21, 2015, Google’s mobile ranking factors will not only label your site as mobile-friendly, but will also use that to determine if your site should rank higher in the search results. Google said this algorithmic change will have a “significant impact” […]

Read More
December 18, 2014
7 Free WordPress Plugins to Make Quick Work of Tedious Tasks

If you run your own WordPress site – or even a bunch of sites – let’s face it, managing it can become time consuming as you add new features, new users, and your content becomes more complex. Luckily, there are some great tools available – and all free! – that can help you with daily tasks. […]

Read More
December 16, 2014
Smart Thumbnails with "object-fit"

So you've built a perfect grid with perfectly sized product thumbnail images, perhaps in a squared size, but whenever the client uploads images with an incorrect size, they will be squished into the rectangle, potentially being incorrectly resized. You could avoid resizing issues with background-size, but what if you have to deal with good ol' […]

Read More
December 11, 2014
2 Tips to help you become a 6 figure WordPress consultant

Another great article from Curtis McHale I’ve already written about one of the kickback points from my 6 Figure WordPress Consulting post when I broke down my expenses. The second push back I got was that someone doing WordPress could even make $60k let alone invoice over $100k. I’ve done it. I can think of many […]

Read More
November 6, 2014
10 places where anyone can learn to code

Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of this descriptor. Sure, young people can text and chat and play games, he says, “but that […]

Read More
October 27, 2014
Using Markdown in WordPress

In the past couple of years, Markdown has gained a lot of momentum in the web publishing community. It is a syntax that makes writing HTML a lot easier, and once you get the hang of it, you’ll find yourself writing posts quicker without worrying about formatting. Markdown is meant to give a set of […]

Read More
October 16, 2014
Internet Explorer 8. Probably the most annoying phrase in the world.

Internet Explorer 8. Probably the most annoying phrase in the world, considering how much effort we used to put into making our websites work in that browser. While IE8 Countdown is running, the browser still has around 10% of worldwide share. So how do we deal with it to minimize our effort, keep our code base lean and […]

Read More
October 16, 2014
How Much Should You Charge?

If you're a freelancer, you've probably caught yourself scratching your head too many times while pondering over a particular question. Which question, you ask? Oh, you know it very well! Remember the times a client asked you to state your proposal for a design project and you had to name a price? Yes, that question! […]

Read More
October 13, 2014
Break Stuff. Learn. Break More Stuff. This is a great post about pushing your l...

Break Stuff. Learn. Break More Stuff. This is a great post about pushing your limits as a developer and really going for that project outside of your comfort zone. By surrounding yourself with other smart people, even when your site falls apart, you can still get back on track and beef up your skill set.Breaking […]

Read More
October 7, 2014
Javascript is definitely the most complex of the front-end languages and will be...

Javascript is definitely the most complex of the front-end languages and will be an immediate obstacle for those looking to learn web development. But if you’re looking to build an interactive website with advanced functionality it will be essential. And as a web developer, it can be what sets you apart. The language has a […]

Read More
October 2, 2014
How To Invoice Your Clients Using WordPress

How To Invoice Your Clients Using WordPressHow To Invoice Your Clients Using WordPresswww.elegantthemes.comIf you’re like a lot of us WordPress enthusiasts, you make your living using the CMS in some way. http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/tips-tricks/how-to-invoice-your-clients-using-wordpress

Read More
September 29, 2014
WordPress continues to dominate the Content Management System landscape.

WordPress continues to dominate the Content Management System landscape. WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal vs. Squarespace vs. Wix usage comparisonw3techs.comW3Techs compares the usage WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal vs. Squarespace vs. Wix on websites, 25 September 2014.

Read More
September 27, 2014
ALL NEW: iPhone 6 Dali Edition! #BendGate

ALL NEW: iPhone 6 Dali Edition! #BendGate

Read More
September 27, 2014
Advanced Blogging: How to Go Big With Your Blog

Do you have a blog for your business? Are you ready to take your blogging to the next level? http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/advanced-blogging-with-darren-rowse/ Social Media Marketing Podcast 112, in this episode Darren Rowse shares advanced blogging tips and how he built a blog with millions of monthly readers.

Read More
September 27, 2014
Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

Are you searching for ways to speed up your blog so you can get more traffic? Be sure to check out these three tips that can make a big difference! http://www.socmedsean.com/three-words-that-will-speed-up-your-wordpress-blog/

Read More
September 25, 2014
Getting To Grips With The Bézier Curve

Mastering the pen tool can be quite challenging, even for experienced designers. So if your skills need some brushing up or if you finally want to get to grips with the bézier curve, The Bézier Game, created by Mark McKay for the education startup Method of Action, is a playful way to improve your skills. […]

Read More
September 25, 2014
Unusual Off-Canvas Menu Effects

Who says that off-canvas menus have to always just slide in from the left or right to reveal side menus and controls? If you are eager to try out something different for a change, you might find a wonderful source of inspiration in Codrops’s collection of off-canvas menu effects. The effects are quite surprising, but […]

Read More
September 25, 2014
WordPress vs. Ghost – Which Blogging Platform Is Right For You?

In 2012 John O’Nolan–designer, developer and former deputy head of the WordPress UX team–published a radical new design concept. It was original, elegant, simple, and made instant waves in both the WordPress community and the wider blogging community. The concept was for a new blogging platform he called Ghost. The buzz lasted throughout the ensuing months, […]

Read More
crossmenu