May 8, 2015

Making the WordPress Admin Area More Client Friendly

One of the many reasons that WordPress has developed into the most popular CMS is because of how user-friendly the admin area is. However, there are benefits to customizing it even further.

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April 3, 2014

WordPress Security: Password Protect Your Login Page

As wordpress continues to flourish as the most popular CMS on the internet, so too does its popularity as a target for hackers who want to gain unauthorized access to your site. Let’s take a look at some additional security steps to secure your site.

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December 5, 2013

Responsive Design Device Dimensions (in pixels)

Most web designers have begun to adopt four different screen sizes when designing responsive sites. See the list for details on the specific responsive design device dimensions and @media queries commonly used.

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December 4, 2013

Customizing the WordPress Login Page

Before giving a client access to their brand new website, customizing the login page to reflect the branding / design of the website is just icing on the cake.

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October 8, 2013

Top 5 Quick & Easy WordPress Security Tips

Wordpress is the most popular CMS in existence, but its widespread use has also made it an easy target for mischievous hackers looking to exploit security vulnerabilities for their own agendas.

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Base Terminology

SEO is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's un-paid ("organic") search results.
The semantic web refers to the next stage of the world wide web and aims to ascribe semantic meaning to all web content through a collection of systems of classification. This means that, in the future, machines will be able to better understand the content we produce, resulting in better search results, new applications and an Internet that is fundamentally different from the one we use today!
What if each of the objects around you had a unique identifier that can be connected to the Internet? The goal of the Internet of things is to equip all objects in the world with tags that allow them to be digitally organized or manipulated. The implications? Less theft, less waste and the ability to control your surroundings in a manner never before possible.
Conversion optimization is the practice of modifying the parameters of a lead-generating system to stimulate a higher success rate as defined by goals. Most conversion optimization is structured to create an increase in ROI (return on investment). We frequently use multivariate and A/B split testing when optimizing conversion, wherein we test two or more systems at the same time, analyze their performance and deduce precisely what action items will bring us closest to the set goals in the least amount of time.
Market diagnostics or analytics is the process of collecting and analyzing business data — especially consumer data. This allows us to assess and improve the effectiveness of a marketing campaign.
In many applications today, there is such a phenomenal quantity of data available that it's difficult to collect and process with traditional database tools. The field of collecting, manipulating and drawing conclusions from massive quantities of data from a particular source is known as big data.
What started as a CMS (content management system) that was only meant to create and edit blog content has grown at a tremendous rate to become the most ubiquitous system for developing websites on the internet. WordPress accounts for an incredible 15% of all sites on the web.

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