Wordpress Specific

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E-Commerce Considerations

Web Design in Blackfalds & Red Deer Writes: If you're thinking about taking the jump into turning your small business into an online e-commerce web development, there are a few things you may want to consider! With the direction of current markets, more and more...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Getting your online presence to the point that it is functional and manageable for your business can be a daunting task! Having a professional website has become an absolute MUST for all business owners, big and small; however,...

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Secure Test Developments

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: When developing a Small Business Website, in a number of instances there will be an existing website already on the server that needs to be revamped. During the development process it is common practice to develop on a...

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Responsive Vs. Mobile

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: So, what is the difference between a Mobile Website and a Responsive Website? A website that is considered just "mobile" is essentially a duplicate copy of your existing website that has been programmed/developed to fit a...

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WordPress Statistics

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: With more than 75 million Web Developments for Small Business online built with WordPress, it's no wonder why more and more designers, developers and business owners and gravitating towards this amazing open-source software. At...

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Why WordPress?

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: So! I've been fielding a lot of questions from clients lately in regards to Web Design & Development as to what type of CMS and/or language they should be building their website with. Truthfully, the possibilities are endless....

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Custom WordPress Sidebar List Items

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: When developing a website using Wordpress as your given CMS, it is important to make sure you are taking measures to make your websites that much more custom for your users. This is important as in the ever growing industry of...

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Using Custom Fonts

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Here's a quick and easy article on how to Use Custom Fonts on your Wordpress Website. Granted, a lot of new themes have built in functionality to produce a plethora of fonts that can be used on your Wordpress site; however, if...

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Using Icons in Navigation

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: As Web Design and Development progresses, both junior and senior developers are trying to find efficient ways to add increased functionality to a website without adding hours and hours of additional work. As well, for...

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Easy WordPress Transfer

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Transferring a Wordpress website can be a bit difficult. For most Web Developers, we will build a test-site on an arbitrary domain, and then upon confirmation from a client transfer it to the active domain. Or perhaps you're a...

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Trying New Plugins

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Every once in a while (both as a Web Developer and even as a Small Business Owner) you are faced with the task of adding a new Element (or rather a new piece of functionality) to your website. The great thing about Developing...

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Top WordPress Plugins (#2)

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: A while back I wrote an article about the Top Wordpress Plugins (which you can link to by clicking on this article), and I highlighted 5 of my all-time favourite Wordpress Plugins to help maximize your website! As the world of...

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Dynamic Year In WordPress

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Here's a quick and easy article for all you Wordpress Developers who need a refresher on how to add a Dynamic Year into the footer (or possibly into an arbitrary page) of your website! If you want to include a dynamic year on a...

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Custom Search Bar Addition

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Using a Search Bar on a website is fairly common practice these days, and knowing how to insert a functional search bar into a custom location on your Wordpress Website is a great way to increase your user experience and add a...

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WordPress Posting Fix

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: After the most recent Wordpress update it became evident that there instances (in some cases) that when posting to a variety of Social Medias that they were no longer pulling the Excerpt or Featured Image from your blog post to...

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WordPress Paragraph Tag Fix

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: For Developers who have chosen to utilize a CMS (Content Management System) for their websites, it can be frustrating when sub-par programming may have gone into template files that have been created. More specifically, when...

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Installing Analytics

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Do you have a Blog? Are you running a Small Business Website? One of the most important parts of running any type of website is knowing what type of traffic you are generating! When working with Wordpress there are two Plugins...

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Child Themes Part 2

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Okay! So here's the nitty-gritty of utilizing a proper Child Theme in Wordpress. Below are the steps: Access FTP - inside your server you should first locate your "WP Content" folder and then find your "Themes" folder. From...

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Child Themes Part 1

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: In the world of Wordpress Web Development there are various ways to find yourself with the same outcome. However, thinking long term (as you should with any Small Business ) you want to consider the fact that along the lines...

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Should You Blog?

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: I'm pretty biased, given my choice of career, but I believe in the power of blogging! I suppose given its definition you could consider what goes on on Social Media as a blogging of sorts; however, I am talking more...

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Top WordPress Plugins

Red Deer & Blackfalds Web Design Writes: Okay! I may get in some trouble from some of my Developer friends for writing this article and giving away some secrets ... but here is a rundown of my favorite 5 Wordpress Plugins that you can use with your website to maximize...

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