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Enhance Your Blog with This One Plugin

Many non-technical bloggers have a common struggle: A perception of being at a disadvantage in their blog property and the subsequent opportunities missed due to their technical shortcomings….

How-To: Site Migration

It finally happened: You need to migrate to a new host. But you’ve never done it before, and it needs to be done sooner rather than later. What…

Best Practices: Why and How to Create a Child Theme in WordPress

I’m the proud father of three adorable, brilliant, and yet also terrible and uncontrollable children. They’re great. Love them to death. They also hold the keys to how…

An Honest Blog Content Strategy

Developing content strategy for any blog can be a challenge, regardless whether it’s for a personal blog or a professional/corporate blog. The problem that I’ve continually seen is…

Customizing Jetpack

Jetpack remains a polarizing plugin amongst developers so it’s not often discussed on developer-oriented blogs. The plugin has a history filled with bloat, slowness, and conflicts with other…

3 Quick Yet Practical Tips for Choosing the Right WordPress Theme

I’ve been blogging for over 14 years and it would be pretty difficult to guess the number of themes and designs that I’ve cycled through over the years….

A Primer on Building Your WordPress Website with Best Practices

If you’re a sci-fi fan or a fan of 80’s movies in general, then you know that 2015 is a special year: We’re supposed to have hover boards…

Serious eCommerce Plugins

The chance and opportunity to grow a business online has never been better. Low cost solutions to servers, hosting, and web apps of all types have allowed many…

Keeping Creative Passions Alive – Creatives, You’ve Been Had!

We’ve made a lot of progress along our journey to bridge the work-life gap of the creative. We’ve realized our passions, redefined the way we view success, work,…

Thinking Small Business with WordPress

Regardless of whether you have a “real” small business or not (or even a medium or large-scale company), it can be incredibly helpful to keep a lean style of…

3 Simple (Yet Effective) Tips for Focusing Your WordPress Writing Efforts

Let’s just say it plainly and candidly, shall we? Writing, and therefore blogging, is hard. Even for those of us that have been writing for awhile, the challenge…

The WordPress Warchest

If you spend enough time building sites for clients, or if you just own and maintain several of your own, you soon start to develop a little stash…

Keeping Creative Passions Alive: How to Demolish the Work / Play Divide

It’s time for another step in our quest to bridge the work/life gap of the creative. Those of you following along may found yourselves in a pretty uncomfortable…

Keeping Creative Passions Alive: Redefining Success

Now that we know more about what moves and inspires us, we can continue on our path to success. Before we do that, however, let me ask you…

ASK TGD 005: The Business of Creating

Brendon Cromwell asked us via Typeform: How does one keep going with the creative side of a business without being hindered by the business side of the business?…

Baby Steps into Version Control with WordPress

Version control. You’ve probably heard of it and you may even be cringing with guilt at this very moment because you’ve read one too many articles that tell…