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Motion Sickness: Why Your Website Needs to Chill Out

I often get requests from clients around adding text that moves, videos at the top of the Home page, etc.There’s been a lot of research into how people REALLY use web pages, and some of the key findings include: Several studies have been conducted to understand how people interact with…

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Is WordPress the Best Platform for your Website?

I get this question all the time and my answer is always – it depends.  And then I laugh.  A nervous laugh really because I know people expect more from me but the answer isn’t really that simple.  I used to think it was because I wanted specific things FOR…

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The Best Practices for Images on the Web

Adding images strategically to your website can improve engagement, create emotional connections with your visitors, and increase page views.  If you want to maximize the benefit for your website, you’ll want to make sure you are using well-optimized images.   Choosing the Type of Image File Browsers support a variety of…

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Why WordPress Sucks

There are more and more website builders out there every day. Some offer sweet deals to get you in the door…deals too sweet to pass up without at least thinking twice.  They claim to be better and easier than WordPress but are they? Some say WordPress sucks and they have…

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Easy Content Editing on Your WordPress Website

Editing the basic content on your website often gets put off because small changes can seem to take forever when you have to back and forth between the back end and the front end of your website, making the change and checking it, etc.  It isn’t really difficult to do…

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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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