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Where Opportunity Meets Preparation

Many people think there is something called luck. In reality there is no such thing as luck. Instead there are only two varieties of what people call luck and they are both variations of a person acting upon an opportunity. The first is when you happen to be at the right place at the right […]

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How To Add A Dynamic Copyright Date

Most websites have a copyright date. If you would like your website to always have a current copyright date it is easy to do. You just need to use the date function of your backend language. In this example I will show you using PHP, because that is the language the runs WordPress. <?php echo […]

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If You Are Not Mobile…You’re Closed

If you want your website to stand out, then there is a simple way. Make it mobile. Mobile sites make a better user experience because they are easy to use on any device. And if your site isn’t mobile yet, I have some tips on how you can fix that.

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Detailed Development Plan

You don’t go on vacation without planning where you are going so why do so many people start developing systems without a detailed plan. In this post I discuss the reason behind the need for a detailed development plan as well as the sections it needs which include a goal, definitions, requirements, deliverables, schedule and payment.

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Transferring A WordPress Site The Right Way

This article is an answer to a question I got recently, which stated: When you transfer your site from old domain or localhost to new domain, what are the steps to take and what errors do you need to look for? While this question is about transferring a domain it also applies to changing hosts. […]

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Securing Your Website With HTTPS & SSL

HTTPS and SSL are industry standards for running a secure website. This post explains both the theory and practical implementation of implementation of these technologies on WordPress.

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How Technology Makes The Same Process Faster

Technology typically does not change processes, it takes and existing process and makes it faster and more effective. In this article we examine the technology impacts of sharing photos today vs. a few decades ago.

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How To Install WordPress Correctly

This article will show you two ways to install WordPress, the most popular CMS. The easy way is to use a 1-click installer from your host. The hard way is more difficult (yet still fairly easy) but will give you more ability to customize your install.

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A Good Backup Plan Is Essential

One of an organizations most critical assets is their data.  It is like the DNA of the organization, nothing will work very well without it.  With so many ways for an organization to lose its data, you need a well implemented data backup and recovery plan.  If you fail to do this and then lose […]

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Give Users A Great User Experience

User Experience or UX is a term tossed around in the web development world.  In this post, I will explain what I feel that User Experience is and what it is not. What User Experience Is Not User Experience is not the design.  You can have a great design and a lousy user experience.  Conversely, […]

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