First Steps: Choosing a Domain Name

What is in a domain name

If you are rebuilding your current website, choosing a domain name may not seem as important as it is for those starting fresh. But there are some important points for consideration in either case. If you are starting a new website, it is critical that this task be performed as one of the first steps. It will set the stage for many of the other decisions that must be made as the project progresses. The domain name is the primary means that your customers will use to find you. No matter if your customers search for you in a search […]

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WooCommerce: User Registration Spam

user registration spam sea of computers

Here is a quick tip for WordPress web site owners that use WooCommerce. Have you ever noticed that you are receiving dozens of user registrations on your WooCommerce web site? In the early times, I would dedicate one day a week to cleaning up and deleting the user registration spam accounts. They are easy to spot in a WooCommerce website because the user registration spam accounts are marked as “Subscribers”. Whereas, valid user accounts are marked as “Customers”. Needless to say, I got tired of deleting these user registration spam accounts weekly and decided instead to install a CAPTCHA on […]

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Benefits and Risks: Outsourcing Web Development to Foreign Countries

Outsourcing Web Development

Outsourcing is a common buzzword in the business world today allowing many companies to become more competitive and efficient in doing their businesses. One of the most common strategies being adopted by companies is outsourcing web development. In this article, we will be discussing the benefits of outsourcing your web development project. We will examine the risks and pitfalls you need to be aware of when selecting an outsourcing partner. First of all, you need to understand what outsourcing is before rushing out and hiring an outsourcing company. Outsourcing is hiring other companies to handle tasks normally completed by someone […]

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Create a Simple Accordion Content Slider

One of the greatest challenges facing web site owners is how to structure your content to keep thing uncluttered and enjoyable to read. One method of managing content clutter is to implement an accordion content slider. In this article, we are going to provide you with some very basic steps you can take to insert a simple accordion slider into a post on your website.

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Drag and Drop WordPress Theme Development

The WordPress platform is very powerful when it comes to managing web site content and being able to add functionality for web site owners. But if you are not a web developer, the options are limited as to how much you can customize WordPress to your specific needs. And this can prove frustrating for most of us. I am going to introduce you to some new “Drag-and-Drop” development tools that are easy for users of all skill levels to work with. Headway Pagelines Presswork

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A Positive Online, Social Experience

We frequently hear the nightmare stories about someone’s online social tragedy. It is enough to make you nervous about even registering for a Facebook account with all of these stories. So I wanted to balance the scales out a bit and tell you about a very positive Social experience that I had just about a week ago. Perhaps some of you are repeating the word “boring” at this particular moment after having read the first couple of sentences. But, I wanted to tell this story because it happens so infrequently. So here it goes …

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Hosting Review: Network Solutions

Web site hosting is a necessary service for anyone who has a web site. The service has become more of a commodity in recent years with prices dropping significantly, much to the advantage of web site owners. However, the level of service provided by some web hosting companies has also dropped significantly in recent years. Network Solutions is the oldest provider of domain names and web hosting on the Internet today. This review is based on personal experience over the last few months and provides some insights as to what to expect from this “experienced” web services provider.

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