KnowTheCode.io – Great WordPress Dev Resource!

If you're new to WordPress Development or just need a refresher, take a look at what Tonya has put together at KnowTheCode.io! Tonya has three decades of experience of high-tech experience and is continuously adding new material to the site in order to help WordPress nerds get up-to-speed at an alarming rate. The video tutorials are very clear and precise, which work wonders for me because my attention span is worse than a goldfish on crack! And the response time for support is just as … [Read more...]

Laying the Groundwork

Now that you have everything setup and in place, it's time to lay a good solid foundation. I'm sure that you've heard that old saying "prepare for the worst and hope for the best" - web work is no different so we are going to install some software to help us out with just that. Security First in line is security, and some of the solutions that I prefer to use are: Wordfence, Sucuri, or iThemes Security. I'm not going to go step-by-step for any of these, but please make the time to visit their … [Read more...]

DIY Build Your Own Web Presence

I was recently asked to give my opinion/advice on the best method of an online presence for a small business and my response was a Facebook page and Google Business Listing. This was based on what I was told they would be working with as far as financial resources, technical knowledge, and time constraints. As it stands with pretty much everything in my life at this point, I began to ask myself how true my opinion is based on statistical facts...and so an article on my blog was born. Upon my … [Read more...]

Divi WordPress Theme

I have fallen in love with WordPress all over again and am taking a few minutes to send a shout out to my tribe just in case they have not discovered this gem yet. About two years ago I subscribed to Elegant Themes because of their top notch WordPress themes and have not been disappointed since. The main two things that stood out to me about Elegant Themes is the custom panel woven into the WordPress admin panel with all of their themes, and the other is a steady stream of very resourceful info … [Read more...]

MailChimp and Paul Jarvis #LetsRoll

After busting my ass for a few years in college, it's done. That's right folks...Salutatorian and all of the confusion that goes with graduating college is here. I'm forty years old and still don't know what I want to be when I grow up. What I DO have is one helluva list of things that haven't worked or that I really don't care for so I'm starting there. First things first, I enjoy helping people and I enjoy a lot of things web so here we are. Now what you ask. I ran across this guy named … [Read more...]

Beginnings & Endings

It has been way too long since I have posted here so instead of waiting for the perfect moment & the perfect post, to just simply start. In a nutshell, I made the decision to let myself off the hook for not posting here on a regular basis until after I finish college. Guess what?! I'm working on my final project now with only 6 more weeks to go!!! Where'd I go to college? Full Sail University was the only way to go for me, folks. What for? Umm.. Web Design & Development LOL Without … [Read more...]