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 »

Three Rules For Using WordPress Plugins On Your Website

WordPress has grown from being used in mostly blog-based websites to a market-leader in CMS solutions for both business and enterprise applications. Having worked almost exclusively with WordPress for the past five to six years, I have personally seen how it has evolved to earn this level of adoption. In addition to the user-friendliness of WordPress, the… Read more »

Four Signs Indicating Your Business Might Need An eCommerce Store

eCommerce stores offer a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes to expand online. To put things in perspective, think of the Internet as a gigantic mall that never closes. Building an eCommerce store allows you to sell products in this mall which is great because you are open 24/7. Although this sounds nice, it’s… Read more »

Three tips to keep your WordPress site from being hacked

If you’ve ever had your WordPress site hacked before, you know how much of a hassle it is to get it back up and running. Due to the user-friendliness of WordPress and huge support via plugins and forums, it has gained popularity as one of the most common content management systems to date. Despite this, security… Read more »

Website Speed: Why It’s Important and How to Improve It

At first thought, ten seconds doesn’t seem like that long, especially when some of you may spend your day waiting for hours to pass by on the clock. But in relative terms of the web, a few seconds can make a huge difference. Website speed importance isn’t to be underestimated. Imagine going to a website… Read more »