The Dangers of Abandoned Plugins

What’s A Plugin? Most WordPress sites make use of plugins, which are third-party-provided programs which add extra functions and capabilities to your site (contact forms, special image galleries, membership managers etc.). Plugins are either made by independent developers (who accept donations), or by larger agencies who sell them. A popular plugin can generate a lot…

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To Blog or Not To Blog?

Google likes sites that are regularly updated; this is an inarguable fact. Blogging is a simple way to indicate you’re engaged with your business, which creates the kind of relevance that gets you a good search engine ranking. That said, sometimes blogging can be a waste of your time and money. When to Skip It:…

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Responsive / Mobile-Friendly Design: What Is It?

People are surfing the web on  screens of all sizes, and if you’re building a site in 2014 you need to consider that your content may be viewed on a variety of devices: desktop monitors laptop monitors television screens tablet computers (iPads, Notes) smartphones A moble-friendly (or responsive) site is one that’s designed to adjust…

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Free and Easy: Vecteezy

Our earlier posts reviewing Public Domain Pictures and Open Clip Art were popular, so here’s a third useful graphics service: Vecteezy. This site offers free vector graphics, for use with Adobe Illustrator – or other software designed for working with vector files. There are plenty of well-crafted images to choose from, and the art is…

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