Category Archives: Website Management

New Work: Martha O’Bryan Center

Written on November 5, 2020 at 3:03 pm, by

Early in 2020, the Martha O’Bryan Center reached out. The organization, whose work focuses on empowering “children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship,” had an existing website that they were requesting to be redesigned and built on WordPress for ease of content management. As well, they Read More

New Work: Doug Hoekstra

Written on August 11, 2020 at 4:28 pm, by

Doug Hoekstra is an artist who shines across mediums as a singer-songwriter, visual artist and author. He had an existing website that needed some attention and updates. We added a new theme, reordered the menus to direct the viewer in a sensible path through the site and added structure and photos to generate visual interest. Read More

Adventures with Malware

Written on January 31, 2019 at 8:43 pm, by

By now, everyone is familiar with computer viruses, even if they have had the good fortune to not have dealt directly with one. Most of the time when people are talking about computer viruses, they’re actually referencing malware. Malware is a word derived from “malicious software.” It’s an umbrella term that describes any hostile program Read More

WordCampUS 2018 & Gutenberg

Written on December 10, 2018 at 3:45 pm, by

We’ve just returned from a fun and information packed weekend at WordCampUS – the western hemisphere’s global WordCamp conference. We saw old friends, made new connections, took in a lot of information in a short amount of time and sat in on Matt Mullenweg’s “2018 State of the Word.” The big discussion centered around Gutenberg, Read More

Investing in Quality Website Photos

Written on December 5, 2018 at 12:40 am, by

When I sit down to write on my blog, it’s usually prompted by a real world scenario that I use to help the reader avoid a potential pitfall. Today, let’s talk about website photos; specifically, don’t be cheap with your website photos. Here are two reasons why: Your website photos are what jumps out at the Read More

WordPress Plugins I Like

Written on October 9, 2018 at 2:57 pm, by

One of the great features of WordPress is not having to write custom code to get robust functionality, but rather using existing plugins to get the job done. Some are free, some cost money – and almost all add a special something to a website. Here are a few that I like and use regularly: Read More

Who Has The Keys?

Written on July 26, 2018 at 9:13 pm, by

As a web developer and small business owner, I believe it is my lot in life to advocate on behalf of my clients even if I am advocating for them to them. It’s a “help me help you!” plea in most cases. When the same issue pops up multiple times to the unsuspecting owner/manager of Read More