Cloak Front End Email – WordPress Plugin

Over the last couple years I have had some clients who wanted or were accustomed to putting their email address straight on their website. Usually what I did for them in the past was I would write some custom Javascript to keep them from getting spammed. So I had most of the code already written, […]

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Aug
06
2015

The Animation Website Design Trend

More and more web design companies are using these generic out of the box jquery animations. I am glad jquery and other libraries offer easy to use animation but it’s really getting out of control. The problem with any out of the box or premade template is that it’s generic, and usually not that great. […]

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Jun
28
2015

WordPress versus other CMS alternatives

Today I am going to be a critic of a critic. I stumbled on to a blog post or should I say website today that was discrediting how awesome WordPress is. Now this might be a bit of a bias post on my part since I think WordPress is quite amazing but mostly from a […]

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Jun
10
2015

Social Media term defined

Recently someone in the industry mentioned expanding or doing more social media to get better organic rankings and using terms like guest blogging, reddit, pinterest ect. They even said not so much Facebook or Twitter as Google doesn’t index those sites since they are member sites. It is true, Google doesn’t index Facebook or Twitter […]

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May
30
2015

Adding an Authorized user to Mongodb

There isn’t really a whole lot of information out there about how to add a username and password to your database for mongodb. There is the documentation on Mongodb’s website but it just gives parameters or options and not really a step by step process. Security is a big part of web design and the […]

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May
03
2015

So you want to be a professional photographer?

Photography is a very over saturated market. Anyone with a handful of cash can go get a professional camera and start calling themselves a photographer. But a fancy camera and a self imposed title doesn’t make you a professional. When it comes to photography lighting is key. Stop shooting natural light for portrait photography and […]

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Apr
10
2015

PHP CLI (Command line Interface)

I just discovered you can run a PHP file from the command line and don’t even have to fire up your local server. This is huge! And opens the possibilities wide open! Im sure you’ve see other tools that you type in command line options or commands and it does a lot of things in […]

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Mar
23
2015

Google now forces your site to be responsive

In the last few days I have been getting a few notices via Webmaster tools from Google stating that some of my personal sites are not mobile friendly. Aka responsive. Google states that this will indeed result in lowering search rankings on mobile search. So Google is now forcing you to have a responsive website! […]

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Mar
20
2015

Remove first line of CVS file

Recently I needed to run  a script to remove the first line of a CVS file and was getting stumped! Finally after some testing and trouble shooting and a little Google help I found a solution. And I am hoping this post will find it’s way to others with similar needs. And credit to stackoverflow. […]

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Mar
15
2015

Why you need to be Mr. know it all

Running a web design business is much more than just being a web designer. So many companies out there learn a little bit about WordPress backend and market themselves as a web design company. But they are lacking in so many other areas. Reasons why you need to be a Mr. know it all A […]

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