How to Prevent Your Site’s Emails from Going to Spam

Virtually every website these days sends automated emails.  Whether it be for newsletter signups, Magento order confirmations, or forum posts on WordPress, your site will send out emails on a regular basis to your visitors. On occasion you may hear reports from your users that they are not receiving your site’s emails, or they are landing in their spam folders. Keep in mind that this info is coming from users who take the time to notify you directly; in reality a great number of users may be affected. Here are several techniques to eliminate your site’s emails from being marked as spam.

Getting Rid Of Gutenberg: How to Revert to the Old WordPress Editor

How to Revert to the Old Wordpress Editor

WordPress 5 is the latest major update to the internet’s most popular content management system. It is perhaps the largest change WordPress users have ever had to deal with for one reason: the new block editor, Gutenberg.Gutenberg is WordPress’s attempt to compete with up-and-coming drag-and-drop website builders like Wix and SquareSpace. These tools let everyday users build websites from the front end, where you can immediately see each and every edit exactly as it appears to your visitors.

What is UI Design?

UI Design (User Interface Design) is a term that’s thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean? Simply put, it is the design of the user’s visual experience. This entails the design of an app or Wordpress site’s screens, buttons, icons, images, text, and any other elements a user will see and engage with.

WordPress for Email Campaigns? Opt for MailChimp, Constant Contact, or Aweber

You’ve built an amazing WordPress website, created a social media marketing strategy, and are now eager to build a mailing list to connect with your customers via regular email newsletter campaigns.  You love WordPress for managing your website’s content as well as countless other bells and whistles, so you assume it’s also the best tool to manage mailing lists, newsletter templates, and marketing campaigns.  However, in this instance, your best approach is to stick with the folks who specialize in those functions, specifically a professional email marketing service such as Mailchimp, Constant Contact, or AWeber.

What Are WordPress Plugins?

The purpose of a Content Management System, such as WordPress, is to give users the ability to build a custom website without needing to program it from scratch. WordPress itself provides a foundation of basic functionality for a simple site (user management, basic pages, a blog, comments, etc.), and a theme provides the look of … Read more

UX Laws that can Improve Your WordPress Site’s Overall User Experience

As the world becomes more screen focused, the amount of energy put into crafting a smart and thoughtful user experience becomes more important. The overall User Experience (UX) is the design of the information organization and architecture, and the User Interface (UI) is the visual elements and design. There are many UX design principles that … Read more

WordPress and Salesforce Integration

WordPress Salesforce Integration Portland

Salesforce is the leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform for businesses and non-profits and WordPress is the leading content management system (CMS) in the world, so it only makes sense to leverage the power of both of these outstanding platforms together by using your website to collect and manage incoming customer sales leads.  There are a number of different methods to achieve this.

The Gutenberg Controversy – A New WordPress Editor

The WordPress Editor Controversy “I fear that we’re on the cusp of a disaster that will forever fragment the WordPress community and start the slow decline of WordPress as the content management system of choice.” –Scott Bowler Remember Gutenberg? It’s the new editor for WordPress, slated to be integrated into version 5.0 (currently 4.9.8). Gutenberg … Read more