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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…

Best WordPress Reseller Hosting – WP Engine vs HostGator

Who Offers The Best WordPress Reseller Hosting? While there are several WordPress reseller hosting options on the market, two of the most popular options are HostGator and WP Engine servers.  We personally have reseller servers with both companies and have had them for several years.  And with hosting over 100 sites between both companies (while…

Bad Web Design: Stop Drowning Your Visitors In Ads

If you can design a website that makes the visitor feel something… that’s a good thing. Unless that something is pure RAGE, then that’s called bad web design. Dear Ad Supported Websites, I get it. I really do. I know that providing free information on your website needs to have some sort of revenue generating…

Custom 404 Error Page

10 Awesome Custom 404 Error Pages PLUS 6 Clever Ideas!

Let’s be honest: visitors to websites you build are going to hit a 404 page at some point, so why not make a custom 404 error page and blow their minds? There are a ton of reasons why people stumble upon a 404 error page including (but not limited to): URL slug changes, accidentally deleting…