How long does it take to build a website?

Excerpts from Bill Erickson: “The short answer is: longer than you would expect, but don’t rush it. There are three main factors in a project’s timeline: How soon can they start? High quality WordPress developers are usually booked, so can’t start on your website immediately. There could be some delay from when you first hire the developer to when they actually get started. How long before a … Read More

27 Reasons Why WordPress Crushes Squarespace Every Time

Having developed websites on WordPress, Wix and Squarespace, I have to agree.  WordPress crushes everytime. Here’s an insightful article with 27 reasons why WordPress beats SquareSpace.  You can assume WordPress is superlative over Wix for the same reasons.  Trust me. Source: 27 Reasons Why WordPress Crushes Squarespace Every Time – WPMU DEV

Why You Can’t Scrimp on Your Web Designer

Excellent article on why spending $10,000 on a Website Design is equivalent to a $30,000 investment in your company. A must-read for those who are hesitant to invest in something that others say – erroneously – can be done for free. Source: Why You Can’t Afford That Cheap Web Designer

Color Information

When working with colors on your website palette, do you know the difference between shade, tint and tone? A shade is obtained by adding black to the original color, which reduces its lightness. A tint is obtained by adding white to the original color, which increases its lightness. A tone is obtained by adding gray to the original color.

The 10 Best WordPress Themes for Sporting Clubs and Organizations

Here’s another excellent article by WordPress Content guru, Raelene Morey. Raelene highlights 10 of the best WordPress themes designed especially for sports clubs and leagues. Each theme offers a modern design and many include features like fixtures lists and scoreboards, team and player profiles, and WooCommerce integration. Source: 10 Best WordPress Themes for Sporting Clubs and Organizations – Envato

Criteria for a Good Font in 2018?

I believe that color and a well-chosen font are the two most important elements to good website design. One of my favorite fonts is Brandon Grotesque, but I’m beginning to see how it could be a poor choice at times. Here’s an article on what makes a good font: What Makes a Good Font in 2018? – Envato

Back in 15 Minutes: The Best Way Close Down Your Site for a Day

Whether you need to perform site maintenance, close for the day for religious practices, or you just want to take a vacation, there are times when you might need to temporarily shut down your site. We consider three simple options available to ensure your site’s search presence isn’t affected by doing so. Source: Back in 15 Minutes: Best Practices for … Read More

Master These Amazing New Skills in April 2018

As I press on with mastering WordPress, I am astonished at how much there is still to learn.  Here’s a great article about new skills to learn in 2018. Via Master These Awesome New Skills in April 2018 “So here’s a roundup of some great courses and tutorials on graphic design, web design, coding, photography, and business. Many of these … Read More