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.     In some cases, that might be all that business ever needs however the problems start when those businesses decide they need […]

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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.   One way to create a custom home page in PHP is to create a file in the template folder and name it home.php   You will need to include the header and footer in the page by […]

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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.   For this site, we gather what page is displayed, then based on that result, the output is put into the menu […]

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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. But, there is a powerful query called wp_query for WordPress that will allow you to do some really custom search scripts. Here is some code that will query the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Apple iPhone Vs Android Phone

December 1st, 2012

I’ve had an Android Galaxy phone for a little over a year. At first, I really liked the phone. As time wore on, I came to hate it with a passion. It was constantly freezing, and I’d have to take the battery out to reset it not to mention typing on it was a real […]

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Native App VS Web App

June 6th, 2012

There are actually two kinds of apps for the mobile phone and tablet market. They are native apps and web apps. With a web app, it is hosted on a website and mimics the look and feel of a native app with exception of the way it is installed and its limitations to using various […]

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App Design Preparation

June 1st, 2012

Once you have an idea for an app, the next thing to do is to translate that idea to paper. This will make it much easier when discussing with a designer in the initial build phase. Ideally, you will want to “storyboard” or “wireframe” the app on paper. This means drawing out each app screen, […]

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How much does it cost to create an app?

May 31st, 2012

How much does it cost to create an app? That is a question I get asked and see a lot. The cost of the app depends on the app it’s self and exactly how many programming hours is it going to take to complete it. I see stuff all the time that goes like this; […]

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