There is a discussion ( here ) that starts with “On June 1 we’ll be retiring our older WordPress.com editor and transitioning to the more recent (and more powerful) WordPress block editor.” But that is only true in the broadest sense. The blog post seems intentionally misleading to ‘force’ folks into using the not...Continue reading
I have been doing consulting for many years. For the past few years my desktop of choice has been Mint Linux. Both my wife and I work almost exclusively on our Linux machines. I have been looking for a Linux friendly client contact and invoicing alternative for a while. I have been torn between...Continue reading
Site Design Cost The cost of launching or relaunching a website can can range from nearly free to thousands of dollars. Various things can legitimately add to the cost of developing a site. Custom graphics, message crafting and advertising assistance, and features such as on-line purchasing can be expensive. That said, the days of...Continue reading
If you are new to using WordPress, the difference between pages and posts seems a bit amorphous. Heck, even for long-term users it can seem a bit difficult to wrap your head around. This is my take on how they are different....
Earlier this year two artists, whom I knew casually, asked me to help them design a new website for them. Actually two sites. Chris and Tom Higgins had been sharing a commercial artist site, and they wanted to have separate and more unique sites. Designing a site to represent artists and their work takes...Continue reading
The Aberration theme from Shaped Pixels of Vancouver, Canada is minimalist and elegant on the outside but has an 'everything but the kitchen sink' approach on the inside. The theme is billed as a Photographic and Personal Blogging theme. It could just as easily be the backbone for a business or magazine site.This theme...Continue reading
One of my clients wanted some help maintaining a page on her site that used Page Builder. Since the last post mentioned Page Builder it seemed right to post the quick intro sheet for editing text in a page that uses Page Builder....
When designing the look for a website using WordPress, the first thing I do is see if I can find an existing theme that has most of what I want for a look. This is the starting point. Once I have a starting theme there is always some customization that is needed to get...Continue reading