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The Time is Now–25 Days of Corona

Join us in 25 Days of Corona We don't have any toilet paper, but, we've got other fun stuff to help you out! Why not pick up a new skill such as learning to build your own website using WordPress? Perhaps you've had a marketing idea on the back burner due to time...

Can I build a website before purchasing web hosting?

What are the benefits of using localhost?
Having a staging set up on your own computer is very beneficial for testing. The reality is that it’s best to perform updates to WordPress core files and plugins and themes in a staging environment so as not to risk crashing your live site in the event that an update breaks your set up. It’s a great place to try out new design ideas for your website without the risk of visitors seeing your changes before you have them perfected.

Creating a Development Site on a Subdomain

Many of our clients are daunted by the task of updating WordPress core files and plugins, simply because of a fear of breaking their website. After all, many hours have been spent setting it up, designing and perfecting it; who would want to break their masterpiece, especially if it’s working just fine in the first place? In this article we’ll explain the benefits of a development site and how to create one in 7 steps.

What is SEO and why is it important?

Your objective as a business owner is to be found, liked and visited on the web. It’s difficult to be found if the search engines place you on the fourth page of search results.

There are many factors which impact SEO on a website.

Make Your Website Build More Efficient

  Do you find yourself building websites frequently? Need to make the time to build a bit shorter? There's an easy way to increase your efficiency when building multiple websites. It takes a bit of set up, but once you've invested that time on the front, you'll...

Integrating Facebook Messenger Into Your WordPress Website-The Good, Bad and Awful

Facebook Messenger can be a real help or a real annoyance, depending on which side of the chat box you're on. There's been lots of chatter in many of the forums we follow about adding Facebook Messenger to websites as a method of customers being able to reach out to...

The Gutenberg Update–How Much Will WordPress Change?

Coming Soon to a WordPress back end near you; the Gutenberg Editor update The plan is, whenever WordPress Core 5.0 rolls out, that Gutenberg could be the new default editor in WordPress. It's been causing a lot of commotion on the support groups and feedback that...

What the H**k am I Paying For?

Do you pay a monthly maintenance fee for your website? You might wonder what is covered in that cost. And if you’re looking for a way to cut that cost, there’s some education you’ll need before you can DIY. Inevitably during every class I teach about building a website, the question comes up about what they are paying their designers a monthly maintenance fee for. They take a look at the process during …

Is an LMS right for my small business?

What is an LMS? LMS stands for "learning management system" and there are several types to choose from.  Saas companies offer large scale software programs to help deliver online learning portals so that you can deliver online training to your staff in trackable...

Security: Would You Leave Your Car Unlocked with $50 on the Dash? 3 Simple Things to Beef Up Your Website Security

Would you leave your car doors unlocked with a $50 bill on the dashboard? Then why on earth wouldn't you beef up security on your WordPress website? Security is sometimes something we take for granted.  We rely on the honesty of other human beings in our midst.  In...

How to Migrate WordPress

You've decided to change your domain and now it's time to migrate WordPress to a new location. Sometimes a new domain name is in order and you'd like to migrate your website.  There's always a fear though of losing all that content you've spent time building up.  This...

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