Has your website been browser tested?

With the recent explosion of larger phones, smaller tablets and mega sized desktop monitors, your website will no longer look exactly the same on each device or browser. Browser testing is a process which your web designer/developer should perform before releasing your new website. This ensures that a person’s experience of your new design will be appropriate to the capabilities of both the browser being tested Read more...

How To Remove Comments Box From WordPress Pages

A quick, but necessary WordPress tutorial about comments. I’ve come across a couple of great looking websites this week but they all have one thing in common – the comments function was not turned off on the website’s pages. The WordPress commenting function is an awesome tool for your blog posts but in most cases, it should be turned off on your static home page and informational pages. No need t Read more...

How To Remove Page Titles From WordPress

How to remove pages titles from WordPress pages is one of questions I hear almost daily! But before I show you how, let’s look at why you’d want to do this. As more and more people are discovering WordPress and using it to create complete websites, the page titles sometimes look out of place. For example, this website would look strange if the Home title was posted at the top of the home page! It̵ Read more...

How to Change Footer Credits in Genesis Executive Pro Theme

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from frustrated WordPress users is “how do I change the footer credits and text in my theme”. “Am I allowed to change the footer credits for my WordPress theme” is another question which pops up quite frequently. You’ll be pleased to know the answer is YES! You are allowed to change the footer credits and you probably should do so. It Read more...

5 Free Tools To Increase Traffic To Your Website

You created a stylish new website, set up social media accounts, added a blog and you frequently publish quality content. You’re doing everything we told you to do – so where is all that business you expected? Well, we never said it would be easy! Luckily there are some great free tools you can use to help build traffic to your website. More visitors mean more business – so if you’re not usi Read more...

The “Don’t Make Me Think” Approach To Web Design

A trip to the grocery store yesterday should have been a quick and stress free experience. However it was not! The anguish I felt when leaving the store inspired this post. I’m sure you’re wondering how the local grocery store could trigger a post about website usability – so here goes… I ran into our local store on the the way home to pick up a few quick items. If you must know – I n Read more...

7 Reasons Why You Still Need Your Own Website!

It’s 2014 and surprisingly many small business owners still don’t understand why you need to have your own website. Just recently a friend told us that “websites are so outdated, everyone uses Facebook and YouTube.” As shocked as we were to hear this, it’s a common sentiment within the small business community. This attitude however could not be further from the truth. Yes, many of you Read more...

Disposable email address helps manage spam and unwanted messages.

Startling fact – almost 70% of email sent in 2012 was considered to be SPAM!  Yup – you read correctly – spam accounted for nearly three quarters of the messages in our in-boxes last year. A typical example of spam in my own in-box is from businesses who required my email address so I could receive something I needed!  They then proceed to send me frequent spam type messages along with proving m Read more...