Every business should embrace Social Media and specifically, Facebook. With 526 million DAILY ACTIVE users, Facebook is an amazing platform for businesses to get the word out, hear customer issues and build loyalty. In short, you need a Facebook Page for your business. With all of the recent changes to Facebook, including the timeline, it [...]
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There are a few important things to consider when you first decide you need a website (because you do, really you do). The very first thing, and possibly the most important, is your domain name. Why get a website? It’s very very important in business to make your customer feel comfortable with you; that’s how [...]
I wasn’t a huge 21 Jump Street fan back in ‘the day’ where Johnny Depp got his start, but I read a lot of the comments from people who WERE apparently extreme (and very vocal) fans…and they all pretty much said ‘SUCK!”. My son wanted to see the movie so we went on his 18th [...]
Colors are extremely important in ALL marketing endeavors and, in my opinion, even more so in website design. With just a few seconds to make an impression online and the need to ‘hook’ a visitor into your site growing stronger and stronger, color is a HUGE consideration when designing a website. People have emotional reactions [...]
First off, Godaddy is NOT my favorite company for domains/hosting/etc. The interface makes things more complicated than necessary, installing programs can be difficult and sometimes direct FTP access via Dreamweaver or Filezilla won’t work. That said, their customer support is always very helpful!
WordPress.com suffered a major DOS attack today, which means major issues with a lot of sites. From their blog: WordPress.com is currently being targeted by a extremely large Distributed Denial of Service attack which is affecting connectivity in some cases. The size of the attack is multiple Gigabits per second and tens of millions of [...]
With WordPress quickly becoming a backend for many many websites (besides blogs), it starts becoming necessary to have add-ons that bring advanced functioning into the site – such as a FORUM. Forums are still used by a large number of people and there are a lot of ways you can integrate one into your WordPress [...]
After much digging around and trying to find a suitable plugin or PHP if/then statement, I came across a nice little site that did it for me using the functions.php page. I would love to say I wrote this handy bit of code myself but I did not. Much praise to for the skilled coder [...]
Sometimes you want to display a WordPress feature, such as recent comments, tags, etc., without using a widget. For me, it’s occassionally easier to STYLE, especially if I’m not using a Theme that I built or that I’m familiar with. A great code around is shown below, courtesy of to Kyle Eslick and found on [...]
Yea WordPress! Starting in version 2.9, thumbnail support is built into the code, which means that instead of doing all the hard work, WordPress has done it for you! For the most part anyway… It’s a pretty simple process. 1. Add a line of code to functions.php add_theme_support(‘post-thumbnails’); 2. Define the size of the thumbnails [...]