Client controlled hosting

Client controlled hosting

Recently one of my clients asked me to transfer their registered domain name to my server. The domain was hosted by the previous design company that they used. To my and I am sure my clients surprise they asked a substantial amount of money from my client to buy back his domain. I am not… Continue Reading

How to create positive vibes in your web design

How to create positive vibes in your web design

Fact: If your website is in a bad way when it comes to design and layout, you will lose visitors. During my search for a wedding photographer, I found that it was quite easy to dismiss potential photographers based solely on their website. In my mind a bad website meant bad photography, without actually looking… Continue Reading

Headway Themes Intro

Headway Themes Intro

Ever wished you had full control over your WordPress Theme? Full control over block sizes and types? Well brace yourself because Headway Themes will make your web design life a hell of a lot easier. I started using Headway Themes in 2011 – building blogs, e-commerce sites, portfolios you name it. With Headway Themes you… Continue Reading

Securing WordPress

Securing WordPress

A few years back a web design company I worked for got hacked. All of our clients were on WordPress, and all were affected. Our passwords were weak and usernames were all “admin”. We had absolutely no security measures in place and suffered the consequences – lesson learned! Securing your WordPress website is quick and… Continue Reading

WordPress! Now What?

WordPress! Now What?

So you have decided to start your own blog, you have amazing stories to tell, photographs to show off or DIY tips that you need to share with the world. Naturally you have decided to build your blog/website on WordPress. But now what? Stop Drop and Roll – Don’t panic! Stop Drop and Roll is… Continue Reading