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Understanding the Gutenberg Editor

Understanding the Gutenberg Editor WordPress in the past year has made major updates to its core to allow for users to more easily edit and manage their content.  One of the biggest and most noticeable changes is the addition of the “Gutenberg Editor”. The Gutenberg Editor allows users to have a more deliberate level of

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Domain Names

A domain name is the URL that represents your website.  Your .com, .net, .org, .whatever.  It’s usually the first thing you pick before you even come up with a web design.  Shopping for a domain name is fun, but also, slightly overwhelming.  There are so many options, how do you know which to pick?  Which

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WordPress Themes, vs. Custom WordPress Themes

Custom templates are built by WordPress Developers like me. A custom template is a WordPress Theme built specifically to your needs. These templates are created based off several identifying factors. Such as, brand/identity, content strategy, layout, functionality, workflow and application integration.

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Web Hosting and How It Works

Weather you have an existing website or not, hosting is confusing!  There are so many options, so many different types of services and add-ons.  How do you know which plan is best for you?  In this article, I will explain the differences of most major hosting packages and their services providers.  I will mainly focus

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Content Strategy and Execution

Content Strategy is described as the process of developing consistent and clearly defined marketing collateral that viewers automatically understand, relate too and are recognize on a regular basis.  If you consider the brands you know and love, one thing is true about them all.  Big brands are top of mind, always visible and easy to

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WordPress Media Library

The WordPress Media Manager is a relatively simple tool.  Much like its name describes, it manages your media.  The confusion that most have with the media manager, is what it doesn’t do.  The media manager does not organize your images and files.  It does not allow you to create relationships with other media with tagging

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Using The WordPress Editor (1)

The WordPress Editor can be a little tricky.  Especially if you’ve upgraded to the latest version of WordPress which utilizes Gutenberg.  Gutenberg is a fantastic editor, but it is very new and the general majority of WordPress users are just starting to get used to it.  For sake of keeping things current, this tutorial will

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Installing WordPress

Setting up a WordPress Website – Manually This tutorial assumes you have a general understanding of your hosting environment, database setup and file manager.  If you’re unsure as to what those are, you may need another tutorial (will add soon). The most common control panel out there is cPanel.  I will be providing this tutorial

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My adventures in WordPress Theme Development

In the past few years my approach towards the development of client websites has shifted.  Previously, my approach would focus around a completely custom build that provides my client with EXACTLY the tools and visuals they need to successfully market their brand online.  While this is still the approach, the build process has evolved in

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What should I build my website with?

Wix, SquareSpace, Weebly, WordPress; These are all common solutions when it comes to building a website.  What makes one better than the other, and which is best for you? If you’ve ever been in the market for a new website, or currently are, it’s likely you’ve looked into the above-mentioned options.  Each of these options

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