Our Latest Blog Posts

Below are our latest web design blog posts - simply click a title or image to read the entire story.

Dynamic population (via URL variables) to Gravity Forms

Dynamic population in Gravity Forms is an easy way to get pieces of data from Page A to Page B… like when you order a pizza and then it gets delivered to your house.  You didn’t make the pizza at home, but yet here it is. Before we get into the HOW of dynamic population of…

Add An Announcement Bar To Your Entire WordPress Website (Without A Plugin)

An Announcement Bar is an easy way to get the word out about a limited time special offer across your entire website.  The best part is that you don’t need any additional plugins. It’s very EZ to put a message on your homepage about that special deal you are having BUT unless the visitor goes…

Beaver Themer Tutorial: Create A Custom 404 Error Page

What does a swearing dog, firing incompetant employees and a ladder have in common? They are all hella-great ideas for custom 404 error pages that you can create with this Beaver Themer Tutorial. Now sure how to use Beaver Themer? This article will show you. WTF is Beaver Themer? The very first thing you need to…

top wordpress plugins

27 Of The Top WordPress Plugins For 2018

With tens of thousands of WordPress plugins available, finding the ones you need can be a challenge to say the least.  When we were putting together the list of what we think are the top WordPress plugins, we took many things into consideration.  We wanted to create a comprehensive list that includes everything from the…

How to make tight deadlines (and get to wine faster)

It was 4:37 pm… and I was pissed off. Earlier today everything had gone wrong: three “promised” payments didn’t come in, two websites crashed and my email was down for about an hour. Thankfully, I had gotten over all those issues because I wasn’t very hopeful about what I had to do next. See, after…

How to NOT get burned by “potential clients”

Seven years ago, I made a huge mistake (no, I didn’t buy a pair of cold-weather crocs). I agreed to have a phone conversation with a “potential client” about what they wanted in a new website. Seems simple enough, right? Nope. I got B-U-R-N-E-D! Big time! Here’s what happened… The Phone Call Like you, I…

Show and Hide Different Content On Mobile Devices & Desktops

You don’t always order the exact same pizza, so why display the exact same content on mobile devices AND on desktops? Here’s how to show and hide different content on mobile devices and desktops. The first thing you need to understand is that there are MANY ways to show and hide content on mobile devices…