Web Accessibility – What You Need to Know

When we’re building and designing websites, web developers and UX designers often think about providing the best experience possible to their users. We make sure the colors are right, the information is correct, and the website is easy to navigate. But how many developers and designers are thinking about accessibility? What is web accessibility? Web… Read more »

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Upgrading to WordPress 5.0

WordPress 5.0 came out two months ago, yet some people still have not made the upgrade, many due to fear of breaking their site. In this article, we will discuss the safe way to upgrade your website to WordPress 5.0. Why Upgrade? Keeping all of your software up to date is paramount to keeping your… Read more »

Learning From Customer Service to Improve Your Site User Experience

“The customer’s perception is your reality.” – Kate Zabriskie I’ve been working in customer service in one form or another for about a decade. Whether I was showing people to their tables, passing out drinks and apps, or bagging groceries, my work life always revolved around servicing customers. It’s a popular thought that this kind… Read more »

How To Update Your WordPress Website & Plugins (The Right Way)

Plugins are a great way to extend the core of WordPress. Themes are a great way to personalize your website or blog. Periodically, you will need to update your plugins and themes. WordPress itself even gets updates a few times a year. These are usually security updates, feature improvements, and bug fixes. It’s important to… Read more »

How To Use WordPress 101- Part 3/3

This article is part 3 in a series. In this article, we will cover how to add, edit, and delete posts and pages in WordPress. Click here for part 1. Click here for part 2. Create Posts To create a post, first log in to your WordPress dashboard, then click on Posts in the left… Read more »

How To Use WordPress 101- Part 2/3

This is part 2 in a series. In the last article, we talked about how to log in to your WordPress website and how to change your password. In this article, we will cover User Roles. How to set roles in WordPress Roles determine what actions users are allowed to do on a website. Site… Read more »

How To Use WordPress 101- Part 1/3

In this article, we will cover some of the basics of using WordPress, including how to log in and how to reset your password. In the next article in the series, we will cover how to set and manage user roles. In a later article, we will cover how to add, edit, and delete posts… Read more »

Why We’re Making The Switch To WP Engine Hosting

Let’s face it: people don’t like waiting. Would you wait in line to enter a store that you know is already open? Probably not. So why would any of your customers do the same to enter your website? According to a study done by Kissmetrics, 40% of people will abandon your website if it takes… Read more »

Infographic: How Slow Web Hosting Hurts Your Profitability

Slow website hosting doesn’t just mean slow load times; It could mean lost customers. Check out the following infographic from HostingFacts.com that shows how a slow website could be burning a hole in your pocket.

Make Your Website Responsive; Your Customers Happy

Google’s ultimatum isn’t going away. If you don’t make your website responsive, its mysterious ranking system will punish your search engine standing. For a business, this can prove disastrous, or a mere inconvenience. But at the end of the day, shouldn’t the customer’s user experience on your site always come first? Depending on your existing online… Read more »