Over Priced Web Designers

January 10th, 2018

Over Priced Web Designers are giving the web design industry a bad name.

 

Recently, a potential customer called and asked for pricing on a very simple 2 page web site setup up in WordPress. I’m a firm believer of quoting sites based on a fair rate and not trying to make my whole year with one quote. Giving fair quotes has kept me pretty busy over the years. This potential client told me she had just called another design house here in Gilbert and was quoted $10,000 for a two page website.

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Having fun with IRS call scammers

May 26th, 2016
I know all about the IRS scam calls going around and have received many of them. While I was driving I got the call on my cell and because I had a ways to go to my destination decided to have some fun.

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How the Internet Started

May 15th, 2016

A lot of the younger generation today has no idea how the internet came into existence. They just know it’s there and they can’t remember a time without it.

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Dreamweaver CC as a Web Development Tool

May 13th, 2016

Over the years, I’ve used many different development tools and have tried many others. While hand coding is gratifying, when developing sites that need to get done quickly I’ve settled on Dreamweaver CC.

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The pitfalls of a do it yourself website.

May 6th, 2016
With the advent of the do it yourself website tools like Wix and Weebly, many business owners have the ability to now create their own site without working with a design house.

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Create Custom Home Page in WordPress

January 15th, 2015

WordPress is a pretty versatile platform that can be used for many things other than just blogging.

 

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Detecting Current Page with PHP

November 19th, 2014

Sometimes, it is necessary to get the current page the visitor is on and then feed it through some other code so that it can produce a result based on the current page.

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Using ACF values in a WordPress Search Query

July 27th, 2013

WordPress search by default is kind of limited.

If you use Advanced Custom Forms, the default search does not allow you search through the custom fields.

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Using WordPress as Your Sites CMS System

February 21st, 2013

When WordPress first came out in 2003, it was an  interesting blogging platform that nobody paid attention to at first. As time wore on, more and more users specifically developers starting using the platform and creating new code for it through the Open Source program. Because of this, WordPress has become one of the most widely used CMS platforms across the web.

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WordPress Conditional Title Loop

January 8th, 2013

While working on a WordPress site for a client, I needed to load a header logo based on a term that was present in the title tag of page. While there is lot of stuff out there about using the conditional loops for pages, categories, etc. you really have to dig to find something like what I need.

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