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What to do after launching a WordPress site

You are a small business that hired someone to build your web site using WordPress.  It just launched so what should you do now? Well, you should start by checking “under the hood.” There are several key areas to consider.

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List pages by templates – WordPress plugin

If you are a WordPress developer, or are maintaining a site where you have to update page templates, one thing you would like to be able to have is a WordPress plugin to list all of the pages that a … Read more…

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Drupal to WordPress Migration

Years ago I set up a personal website using the content management system (CMS) Drupal, in part to evaluate Drupal.  While I was happy in general with Drupal, it had some issues.  I also have set up many WordPress sites … Read more…

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Designing and Launching the New HBDesign.com From a Design Standpoint

This is the second post about the launch of our new website. This one comes from my perspective, the right-brained designer experience. Like Bob mentioned in his post, I also found the task daunting (but exhilarating at the same time).  It’s always a challenge … Read more…

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WordPress as a CMS

By now, almost everyone who wants or has a web site has heard about WordPress. Originally a blogging platform, it has evolved into one of the most popular content management systems (CMS). It is relatively easy to install, easy to … Read more…

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Building and Launching the New HBDesign.com from a Technical Perspective

Redesigning and launching a new web site is a daunting task with many things to take into consideration. One of the key considerations for us was to bring our web site up-to-date from both a design and a technology perspective. … Read more…

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Why Do New Web Sites Look the Same?

Try Googling that question! When I Googled it I got 361 million results, so it seems to be a question that a fair number of people are asking. I also think that the answer is somewhat complex. Part of the … Read more…

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Plugins for WordPress as a CMS

There are many lists of the best plugins for taking WordPress from a blogging platform to a full-blown content management system. Which plugins you use will often depend on the theme you have chosen and site-specific needs. But for someone … Read more…

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Learning WordPress – where to start

Learning WordPress is becoming more important.  By all accounts WordPress is the standard content management system for a very large number of web sites.  According to w3tech.com (Dec . 12th 2013) 20.9% of websites surveyed using a CMS use WordPress.  … Read more…

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Using WordPress as a CMS

One of the key features of a corporate CMS is the ability to update pages after they have been published. Part of this update process is to send out the updated pages for review before they are pushed “live.” Out … Read more…

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