Evo Blog

WordCamp Maine 2014: Just Another WordPress Designer/Developer»

There are so many designers and developers with WordPress skills (at all levels) freelancing; sometimes it seems the old saw, “can’t swing a dead cat without hitting one” applies. But…

Making Microsoft Internet Explorer Behave»

I’ve heard that IE9 and IE10 are supposed to be compliant with web standards, particularly IE10. And according to the browser emulation tool I use, and according to most people who use these browsers, that seems to be the case.

WordCamp ABQ 2013 Presentation: Making the Leap from Designer to Designer/Developer»

This is my presentation from WordCamp Albuquerque 2013. Mostly useful for the links to resources on the next to last page.

When Good Webhosts Go Bad: Giving up on Hostgator»

Hostgator used to be a great webhosting company. Evo had been a Hostgator reseller for at least 6 years, the longest we’d ever been with a hosting company. I had no reason to think they wouldn’t continue to meet our needs.

WordCamp Albuquerque 2013 Schedule is in place!»

There is a full lineup of great sessions in place at WordCamp Albuquerque 2013! With three tracks (Designer, Developer, and User/Publisher), and a kids session and a hackathon, there is truly something for everyone who attends.

Code: Changing Title Fields for Custom Post Types»

Nice little function to make the WordPress CMS a little better. Add to theme’s functions.php.

Yes Virginia, Gmail accounts can be hacked and hijacked»

Today, Christmas day (hence the lame Christmas-related post title), my Gmail account was hijacked and used to send spam to (apparently) my entire Gmail contact list. I have no idea how it was done, or exactly when, because I was not paying much attention to email today.

Relaunching Evo’s website on evoWhitespace theme»

It’s been a year since we started to redesign our website. The old “cobbler’s children, barefoot” thing, and all that: evowebdev.com had been wearing the same skin for almost three years, which is way too long. A lot changes in three years on the internet, and websites need to keep up.

WordCamp Albuquerque 2012 is official»

We’re all official now for WordCamp Albuquerque 2012. The ink on contract with the venue has dried and WordCamp Central has given us full approval. Fellow organizers Karen Arnold, Guy Olds, Mildred Griffee and I can be spotted with that wide-eyed deer-in-the-headlights look. We’re looking for volunteers, speakers, and sponsors.

Recent website launches: all WordPress, all the time»

It was a busy fall at Evo. We actually turned some projects away because we could not get to them in the time frame required (which we hated to do, but not as much as we hate working 20 hrs/day for weeks to keep up with everything). We’d like to highlight four sites launched within the last couple of months, each of them using WordPress as a CMS.