Accessibility and WordPress

Aug 4, 2016 | No Comments

There are millions of web users with disabilities. Creating websites that are accessible to these users will allow you to satisfy United States federal laws and reach more users. Whether it involves creating an accessible site from scratch or else updating an existing site to meet standards, there are tools to help you. The federal […]

Growing Up with Custom Posts and Taxonomies

Mar 25, 2013 | No Comments

WordPress is not merely a blogging tool. Creating custom posts and taxonomies gives you a robust content management system. The following are excellent readings and plugins about custom posts and taxonomies. How and When to Use Taxonomy When to (not) use a Custom Taxonomy on Ottopress. This is the best online definition of taxonomies that […]

If You Build It, Will They Come?

If You Build It, Will They Come?

Jul 8, 2012 | No Comments

So you have a great site. Now you need an audience.

Oh Calendar, My Calendar

Oh Calendar, My Calendar

Apr 25, 2012 | No Comments

We love calendars. But online calendars sometimes do not love us back. And at other times they are down right viscious. Right now I am in a love-hate-love relationship with the following Wordpress calendar plug-ins.

10 Easy (and Not So Easy) Steps to Create Your Web Site

10 Easy (and Not So Easy) Steps to Create Your Web Site

Apr 23, 2012 | No Comments

Owning your online presence allows your business to create and control your public image, inform your client-base, and provide information in a timely manner.

Do You Need a Database?

Do You Need a Database?

Apr 14, 2012 | No Comments

If you need to track names, contacts, processes, transactions, or client information, you need a system. Once the system exceeds 150 records or you want to involve multiple people at different locations with your records, then there is a good chance that a database could be helpful to you.

Solving Problems. Creating Order.

Solving Problems. Creating Order.

Apr 13, 2012 | No Comments

I help individuals, non-profit organizations, and small businesses manage information. The course of the work we do together is determined by

  • Your needs
  • Your staff
  • Your budget
  • Your comfort with technology
My Favorite WordPress Plug-ins

My Favorite WordPress Plug-ins

Apr 2, 2012 | No Comments

When setting up a new Wordpress site it’s good practice to install the following plug-ins. They’ve proven to be stable with different versions of WP and different themes, they are relatively conflict free, and they are currently well maintained.

Workstation Basics

Workstation Basics

Apr 1, 2012 | No Comments

I wrote this about fifteen years and many of these simple and essential measures still apply. I’ve updated this piece for 2012. Take these steps to ensure that you computing experience is productive and painless.

The Golden Rules of Databases

The Golden Rules of Databases

Mar 26, 2012 | No Comments

Regardless of the complexity or type of database, these four principles hold true.