Tag: website

Megaphone saying Farewell

How to say goodbye to a WordPress website

All good things must come to an end. (Game of Thrones and the tray of brownies disappearing in my kitchen come to mind.) Sometimes, it’s even time to say goodbye to a WordPress website.  You’re retiring (Congrats!)  You’ve hit the lottery and you’re yachting around the world. (Do you need … Read On ›

WordPress for directory websites? Absolutely!

One of my favorite things to do is show the many capabilities of WordPress…and today, I’m sharing how wonderful WordPress is for creating directory websites.  Here are some directory or listing-based websites I’ve created using my ever-competent friend, WordPress.  Examples of WordPress directory websites DudeRanch.com DudeRanch.com displays dude and guest ranch … Read On ›

domain renewal letter scam

Domain renewal letter? Totally bogus.

Have you received a domain renewal letter telling you it’s time to renew your domain or annual listing—and asking for payment? Don’t take these seriously and don’t send them money. My clients (and I) have gotten letters in the mail that look all legit, saying they are from the … Read On ›

WordPress Site Health Great job!

How healthy is your WordPress website?

WordPress needs to be kept up to date—no ifs, ands or buts! Fortunately, the built-in WordPress Site Health Status panel helps you know what updates need to be made to your plugins, themes, security and functionality. It’s color-coded: green, yellow and red, from good health to needs attention, … Read On ›

WordPress timeline examples

WordPress Timeline Examples

If you have a business, it has a history. And it’s a good idea to show off that history and build trust with your audience. But there’s a caveat. It has to be engaging! While bullet points of timeline text can be pretty snoozy, a visual timeline … Read On ›

one page website

When should you use a one page website?

”We want a one page website. Do you think it’s a good idea?” In general, no. Even though I fully believe it’s okay to scroll on a website, I don’t think a one page website is the best way to represent most businesses.  Let strategic content decide what to … Read On ›

computer mouse illustration

It’s okay to scroll on a website

Sometimes clients ask me: “Is the page too long? How can we reduce the scroll?” And here’s my answer: Stop worrying that your page is too long. If you’re designing the website strategically, and speaking clearly to the right audience, a “long” page with relevant information can be exactly what … Read On ›

Website accessibility icons (sight, hearing, touch, brain)

What is website accessibility—and do you have it?

What is website accessibility or an ADA compliant website? Why do you need it? And how can you tell if you have it? All websites should be accessible and ADA compliant, meaning, anybody with any disability or ability can use the site.  This isn’t just for blind people who … Read On ›