One of the cool things about being involved with ClassicPress is the ability to see (and sometimes take part in) interactions with people who are using the platform. In CP’s…
For a few years, I’ve been hoping for a WordPress fork (WordPress is an open source project that allows taking the code and using it to start a new platform, or ‘fork’) that focuses on Content Management System (CMS) capabilities.
For Evo, it’s time to shake things up; to seek new opportunities, new people, new ways of seeing ourselves. After more than 18 years in Santa Fe, where we started the…
There are several studies and articles over the last few years (google: ‘facebook makes us sad’) pointing to social media decreasing our happiness and sense of well-being. And it’s not…
Web design and web designers are subject to fads. The proliferation of ready-made templates and themes (adhering to the latest web design fads) encourages shoe-horning content into presentation models that often don’t address real-world needs of business websites.
You’ve seen the ads and you’ve seen the websites made with Do-it-Yourself web builders: Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, and several others. There are even a couple of WordPress themes that come pretty close to turning WordPress into a DIY platform, Divi being perhaps the best-known.
With a project I’m working on, I need to make sure site editors can add categories as needed, then automatically allow visitors to use those categories to filter posts on the front end. That means a custom taxonomy is the way to go.
Periodic, ongoing website maintenance is critical to your website functioning properly and warding off attempted website hacks and attacks (which continue to increase). Just as important, as your business needs evolve, your website needs to evolve to support them.
If you think of your website as an expense, and not as an investment in your business, it’s quite likely it has one or more of the following issues. A well-designed and well thought out website can give your business or organization an edge that can be the difference between thriving and surviving (or not).
WordPress is an amazing success story, worldwide powering 38% (as of this date) of all websites built on a Content Management System (CMS). There are some good reasons for this: ease of use, a rich ecosystem of plugins and ready-made themes, ease of use, a committed and accessible development community, and ease of use.