WordPress Website Security

In what seems like it should be viral marketing for the next James Bond movie, we’ve seen Heartbleed and Zero Day. The past couple of months have had some severe reminders that website security in general – and WordPress website security specifically for more than 19% of websites – is more important than ever. Earlier … Read more

Membership Websites

Question: We have a small membership that uses our website regularly. They currently pay us by sending in a check or credit card annually, and we process those payments as part of the membership. We have content that we’d like to make available to members only, and we see some possibilities for different levels of … Read more

Enhancing Magento Performance

Magento is fast becoming an industry leader in open source ecommerce. Its native ability to administer multiple stores from a common backend and powerful built in features makes it a popular choice for medium and large scale businesses. However, the gain in power comes at a substantial price: performance. Magento’s complexity requires a great deal … Read more

Structured Data, and Why Your Website Needs it

Structured data is a new tool for the search engine optimization web developer, and something that you absolutely need to be using in order to keep your site at the top of search engine results. There are three main kinds of structured data available for use: microdata, microformats, and RDFa. Since microdata is the structured … Read more

Information Architecture with SEO in Mind

Many sites start off small and slowly expand over time, adding more items to the navigation, adding drop-downs, sub-pages, and more. This will often lead to a site structure and navigation that has grown naturally instead of being constructed deliberately. Sort of like when you neglect a garden and it becomes overgrown with weeds. Spending … Read more

My Five Favorite WordPress Plugins

WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world, and that means that there is a universe (more than 26,000 of them) of plugins developed for the platform. Here are five that we recommend to our clients and use often. Events Manager Events Manager is a full featured solution for managing events and … Read more