How to Update to WordPress 3.9 “Smith”

How to Update WordPress

04.17.14: Version 3.9 of WordPress, named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features a number of refinements that we hope you’ll love. Improved visual editing Edit images easily Drag and drop your images Gallery previews Do more with audio and video Live widget and header … [Read more...]

My New Favorite WordPress Theme

Avada Responsive WordPress Theme Preview

One of the things I look forward to when I have a little extra time is to play with themes that are not those chosen by clients for me to work on. I haven't posted a theme review in a while because I have to test and play before I post -- and time has been at a premium lately. But... I recently discovered a theme that prompted me to make the time to post about it. Primarily because I know so … [Read more...]

WordPress Child Themes: Why You Need One

Why You Need a WordPress Child Theme

Did this ever happen to you? You tweak your site to get it just the way you want it - or you pay someone to do that for you. Then, WordPress updates and/or your theme updates and all those changes are lost. No need to ever have to go through that or worry about that again! Many who use WordPress may have heard of a child theme, but really don't know how having one -- or not having one -- … [Read more...]

10 WordPress Website New Year’s Resolutions

Happy 2014

At this time every year we review our business status and methodologies and come up with resolutions to try to improve our success and profitability in the year ahead.  Considering online is more fluid than ever before excluding your WordPress Website from this important effort would be a serious oversight, right? That's why I've created this article for you so that you have the basics to … [Read more...]

A New Theme for the New Year!

Divi WordPress Theme

There's a neat new theme that was just released that I am very excited to tell you about! It's called Divi and it's not like anything you've seen before! "Its advanced page builder and collection of robust modules allow you to create pages from the ground up, giving you complete creative control over your website. Whether you are creating a new online portfolio, an eCommerce storefront, or a … [Read more...]

10 Last Minute Holiday eCom Website Tips

WordPress Last Minute Holidays Tips

You've got your WordPress site up and running, all your social media in place, you're Blogging and commenting and updating the items you have for sale. Now all you have to do is wait for the orders. If only it were that easy, right? This is the the week where the frazzle-factor begins to build exponentially. Planning ahead helps to minimize any unnecessary stress -- but now we're down to the … [Read more...]