As of March 1, 2017, I’ve moved my office two blocks east and am now working at the Foundry in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Working at the Madison Ave. Collective was terrific. I love the people there and was fortunate to have been able to collaborate with seven of their designers over the last seven years to create […]
Just as the web is constantly evolving, so are WordPress and WordPress plugins. This post is about a case where we’ve decided we need to evolve from a plugin we’ve been using for years to a different one. The basic WordPress install doesn’t set the “meta data” that is used to give clues to the […]
Your website is one of the most important assets of your business or organization. It’s critical that your clients are able to reach your site quickly and consistently, and that the content is trusted. Building a great website on a solid platform like WordPress is the first step. When it’s launched, everything is sparkling and […]
Jonathan Kurten, Cully Larson and I presented a talk about responsive web design today at the Madison Ave. Collective. This is a list of resources for the talk. Why Support Mobile? Statistics and articles about usage. Responsive Web Design Infographic – a quick look at usage trends. Mobile Marketing Statistics 2015 Google’s mobile-friendly test – […]
Need a lightweight interface where someone can fill in a bit of information and make a payment to you? Here are some suggestions for simple online payment links and forms.
WordPress websites require regular backups and updates to keep them running efficiently and protect from malware. Here are some maintenance recommendations.
Remembering one password is easy. It’s remembering dozens (or hundreds) of passwords that is virtually impossible. Fortunately there are tools you can use to store and recall your passwords.
A strong password doesn’t have to look like a bunch of gibberish. Here’s an easy way to create secure passwords that are easy to remember.
If hackers can determine your login for your domain registration, website control panel, WordPress admin or email account, they can cause a lot of damage. It’s critical that you use strong passwords that can’t be easily cracked, and that you share them only as necessary.
One of my favorite designers gave me a challenge today: replace the standard WordPress “Submit” button on comment pages with an image.