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June 7, 2018
A Beginner’s Guide to CSS

If you presently have a site or program to develop a site, CSS is certainly a term that you have come across. But for these of you who do not know how to code and do not have any improvement expertise, it can be a small confusing. Let me start out with the fundamentals. CSS stands […]

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September 21, 2016
Everything you need to know about Google’s ‘Possum’ algorithm update

Wondering what’s up with local search rankings lately? Columnist Joy Hawkins has the scoop on a recent local algorithm update that local SEO experts are calling ‘Possum.’ For those of you wondering what “Possum” is, it’s the name we in the local search community decided to give the massive Local algorithm update that happened September […]

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May 23, 2016
Crafting Killer Email Subject Lines

Are your emails stuck in one-sided relationships with your target audience? Are you paying attention to your email subject lines? It’s a rising epidemic: You want to share information about a new product/ upgrade/ discount/ opportunity/ etc. with your subscribers, so you write a decent email and hit “send” to delight your readers. But you […]

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May 4, 2016
New version of malware uses ‘God Mode’ to hide from users

Many PC users will have a ‘God Mode’ folder sitting on their desktop — it’s a neat Windows tweak that allows immediate access to a whole host of different controls that come in handy every now and again. However, new information from McAfee suggests that malware could be taking advantage of the same functionality. Dynamer […]

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April 10, 2016
Bad Review? Five Easy Steps to Soften the Blow

It happens. You’re running late due to an emergency, a new patient is mad their insurance doesn’t cover what they’d hoped for, or maybe you two just aren’t a personality match. Days or weeks later, you run across a review on Google or Yelp that makes you… well, yelp. We agree with you. It’s patently […]

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March 26, 2016
How to Add a Featured Image to a Genesis Post or Page

Most Genesis templates provide the ability to add a WordPress Featured Image to a post and to display the Featured Image on the Blog page. But what if you also want to display a Featured Image on a single post or page? And what if you want to use a Featured image with a size different […]

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January 26, 2016
WordPress Development for Beginners: Learning PHP

Becoming a WordPress developer goes hand-in-hand with learning PHP, the popular server-side scripting language WordPress is built on. Originally created in 1994, PHP is a powerful and free open source tool for creating dynamic and interactive websites. This is the second post in our five-part series for beginners, teaching you the fundamental concepts of WordPress development […]

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January 25, 2016
Google Better Prepares You for Its Big Forthcoming Change

February is getting closer, and you know what that means. Google announced last month that in late February, it would begin sending traffic to Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) from Google Search. Have you looked into setting up AMP yet? If yes, how has the experience been? If no, do you plan to? Let us know […]

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October 21, 2015
12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Site You’ve Probably Overlooked

WordPress security is often referred to as “hardening.” Makes sense. After all, the process is like adding reinforcements to your castle. It’s all about bolstering the gates and putting lookouts on every tower. But that term doesn’t always allow you to realize the details that go into improving site security. Even if you’ve done next […]

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October 2, 2015
4 Quick Ways to Lower Your WordPress Site’s Bounce Rate

So I launched a WordPress blog a couple of years ago. I threw everything into it for a few months. I wrote article after article, focusing on high-quality content; all the while dreaming of the success it would become. Then, as the same old story goes, I became distracted by other commitments, and the blog declined into […]

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October 2, 2015
4 Ridiculously Obvious Mistakes I Made Building WordPress Sites for Clients

It was New Year’s Eve in the port of Saint-François in the Caribbean. It was hot, and the town was buzzing with preparations for the evening festivities. And I was working on finishing a WordPress site for a client. Not a good way to be spending your time hours before the clocks chimed in the New […]

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September 28, 2015
Compromised WordPress Sites Spread Spywares And Potentially Unwanted Applications: What You Should Know

Researchers reveal that some compromised WordPress sites are unwittingly spreading potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), as well as spyware. The spyware and PUAs are being sent to users through fraudulent browser plugins and bogus Flash update messages. The hacked WordPress sites basically redirect users to Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that are infested with spyware. The covert […]

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September 9, 2015
How to hire a WordPress developer when you know nothing about code

Of all the WordPress users, I’m pretty sure the majority of them don’t know everything about what’s happening behind their website, e-commerce, or blog built on this open source software. Sure, some of them might know HTML and CSS; others are even able to hide post dates or edit some PHP lines, but that’s all. […]

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August 26, 2015
The 10 People in Almost Every WordPress Professional’s Life (And How to Deal With Them)

As WordPress professionals, we deal with certain constants: The havoc a missing semicolon causes, the panic of hardware malfunction, the seemingly never-ending parade of updates. However, some commonalities take the form of humans – both clients and acquaintances. For the most part, our jobs wouldn’t exist without them, and they keep our time behind our keyboards interesting. The […]

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August 26, 2015
Alpha Release of Bootstrap 4: What’s New in the Latest Framework Version

Bootstrap celebrated its 4th birthday on August 19. To congratulate the framework community on such a joyous occasion, the company made an alpha release of Bootstrap 4. If your web projects are powered by this framework, read our post to find out how you can update them. At its end, there is also a little […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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. 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” […]

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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. […]

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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’ […]

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