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Free Themes for WordPress

Well, that depends on how you define free.  I first should point out that what I’m about to share does NOT apply to all free themes.   I would be comfortable downloading a free theme from WordPress directly but that’s about it and here’s why. I sent out a quick tweet…

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Computer network

What the Heck is Caching & How Do I Deal with It’s (Negative) Impact

Most of the time we look at caching as a positive thing.  It speeds up the load time for our websites, which both our visitors and the search engines love. But then there is the dreaded issue of making changes to our website and either not seeing the changes right…

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Dynamik

Dynamik for Genesis Resource List

If you aren’t familiar with Dynamik, a child theme for Genesis, you don’t know what you’re missing.  This has been my go-to tool for several of the sites I’ve designed because of it’s flexibility.  Some of the top features include being able to customize your site with little to no…

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Wordpress

The Wonders of WordPress 3.5

If you are using WordPress (self-hosted), you may have noticed a new update is available for WordPress 3.5.  This update has some wonderful features but it may take a bit of getting use to, especially the media library.  I found a great video on YouTube, created by Blog Aid, that…

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Mobile

Easy Mobile Responsive Header

Having a fully responsive website can be a lot of work.  Given that everything you do affects everything you do, potentially, and there is so much to the responsive piece, it can be quite overwhelming.  One of the biggest challenges I’ve come across relates to those who like a larger…

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Money

Those Great Big Sliders…

I know those great big sliders add some visual appeal but, depending on your goals, they are an utter waste of valuable space.  They have less than a 1% conversion rate and you have less than 3 seconds to capture someone’s attention when they come to your website and a…

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