Category Archives: development

Does a website cost less than it used to?

Does a website cost less than it used to?

While cleaning out  my office, I went through one of those boxes stuffed away in the corner since a move over a year ago. In one of them I came across a folder of  job proposals from seven years ago. Leafing through them I was surprised that most of them were equal or higher than…Continue Reading

Mobile First: A new approach to website design

Mobile First: A new approach to website design

What’s in your pocket? Your iPhone, or Droid or whatever, of course. And, sure, you use it to check out a website now and then. But should it be the driving factor in how websites of the future should look? There is new thinking now to do just that, to put the mobile phone at…Continue Reading

Choosing WordPress Web Hosting

Choosing WordPress Web Hosting

If you are creating a site in WordPress, you need to take some additional care selecting your web host. WordPress web hosting, though common, is a somewhat specialized service and not every host handles it the same. Here is an overview of some of the choices available. Most webhosts will  support WordPress. Its requirements are…Continue Reading

Zombie Attacks: Part 2

After a little investigation based on the information in the previous post, I found that these “zombie” attacks on WordPress sites are relatively common. What is happening in most cases is that a rogue robot computer tries to randomly login to a WordPress site under the username “admin” which is the default  that WordPress uses…Continue Reading

Zombie Attack!

Zombie Attack!

Recently a colleague of mine showed me a letter they were sent from the webhost of their WordPress website. It looks like good advice. I plan to look into it and implement what is necessary. =================================================== You are receiving this because our records suggest that you are associated with one or more WordPress websites that…Continue Reading

WordPress: Best Methods

Since I use WordPress now for most of the websites that I build it is time to look at the methods using it. Am I working in the most efficient way possible? Inspired by a blog entry by author Dan Shafer, I am rethinking my methods. Here is the traditional way of creating a WordPress…Continue Reading

What does it cost?

That is the question most frequently heard by a web designers and sometimes the hardest to answer. Charge too much and you drive away some clients, charge too little and don’t leave enough room to put the time and effort that the project requires. But like all questions, I did a search onandGoogle comes up…Continue Reading