Tag Archives: web design

GetFlywheel Offers Premium WordPress Hosting

10 December 2013

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Introduction GetFlywheel.com offers a beautiful and powerful WordPress hosting experience, built specifically for the workflows of designers and agencies. Flywheel allows you to focus on what you do best: designing and building great websites. Say goodbye to bottom-of-the-barrel hosting. Flywheel is built for speed and security, and is tuned to make WordPress sites fly! Our […]

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Website Footer Copyright Notice Disclaimer Statements – What Year to Use

7 August 2013

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In the early years of the Internet, it was common for a website to have the year of launch as the copyright year. The older the date, the more impressed site visitors would be with how old and presumably well-established and reputable the site was. It was similar to businesses having pride in their date […]

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Facebook Pages – Deciding on a Page Name for Your Business, Organization, or Cause

20 April 2013

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In addition to your personal Facebook page, you can create pages for entities (businesses, organizations, bands, celebrities, or causes). When deciding on a Facebook page name for your business, organization, cause, or other entity, it’s important to consider what people will type when they are searching for your page. Some people will know your name […]

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Configuring WordPress to Display as Root Home Page for Website Installation

11 December 2012

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Technology > Services > WordPress Support Summary. Many hosting companies offer one-click WordPress installation. However, their implementation of WordPress places all of your site files in a subdirectory such as yourwebsite.com/blog or something like that. This document explains how to avoid having all of your website pages in a sub-directory. After establishing a standard WordPress installation, […]

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Uploading Music and Audio Files to WordPress.com Hosted Websites

5 December 2012

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Summary. It’s not possible to upload music or audio files to WordPress.com unless you upgrade your site to have the expanded storage package. The pricing starts at $20 per year for this feature. Upgrade. To upgrade, from your Dashboard, go to Store and find Space Upgrades. You’ll notice the disclaimer states that only with a […]

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WordPress JetPack 2.0 Update Offers New Features

11 November 2012

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Summary. WordPress JetPack 2.0 offers the following enhancements. Publicize: Connect your site to popular social networks and automatically share new posts with your friends. Post By Email: Publish posts to your blog directly from your personal email account. Photon: Images served through the global WordPress.com cloud. Infinite Scroll: Better/faster browsing by pulling the next set […]

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WordPress.com – Adding a Personalized Email @ Your Website Domain Address

28 October 2012

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WordPress.com doesn’t provide email hosting but you can sign up for Google Apps and use their email service (Gmail) or you can use your existing email service. The document below offers instructions on how to setup custom email addresses @ your website domain for more a more professional email address. Setting up Email To set up your […]

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Review and Directory Listing of Best WordPress Themes for Self-Hosted Sites

25 October 2012

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Technology > Services > WordPress Support Summary. This document offers a listing of best themes for self-hosted WordPress sites. About. This report represents substantial research that was done from May 2012 through October 2012. Information has been reviewed updated to ensure the information is current and accurate. Download history data has been updated to be […]

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BQGallery.com – Iowa City Cedar Rapids Photographer Bashair Qasim

7 August 2012

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This past week I had the pleasure of assisting with the launch of a new photography website for Iowa City / Cedar Rapids Photographer Bashair Qasim, BQGallery.com. As I work with people like Bashair who have exceptional artistic and visual talents, I find that I begin to feel like the one who is the student. […]

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Sucuri.net Online Website Malware Scan and Monitoring Service

20 June 2012

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Technology Summary. Services such as Sucuri can monitor a website on a regular basis to ensure it’s not been hacked. In the same way a computer needs to have antivirus software, websites need anti-malware protection and detection. Anyone who manages a website for themselves or someone else needs to maintain the security of the website. An advantage of choosing a […]

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Disabling Advertising on WordPress.com Hosting Websites

20 June 2012

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Technology > WordPress If you’re looking for a great hosting platform, WordPress.com is definitely worth considering. The basic hosting package is $18 a year for domain registration and hosting. Once your website starts gaining traffic, WordPress.com reserved the right to place advertising at the bottom of your posts. It’s a complement if you see their advertising […]

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WordPress.com Hosting – Where are my domain renewals and other services listed?

20 June 2012

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Technology > WordPress WordPress.com is a great way to host websites. However, as with any website hosting service, if you’re not attentive to your website hosting and domain registration renewals, you can inadvertently lose a website if a reminder email slips past you. The best solution to this potential problem is to go to the […]

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WordPress Twenty Ten Theme – Adjust Space Above and Below Site Header

14 June 2012

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Technology > WordPress When using the WordPress Twenty Ten theme (for those not hosted on WordPress.com), it is desirable to remove the site header text that displays the site title and tagline at the top of the page. This conserves space and allow for a more artistic presentation of the site. After removing the header title and tagline, […]

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WordPress Twenty Ten Theme – Remove Site Header Text for Title and Tagline

14 June 2012

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Technology > WordPress When using the WordPress Twenty Ten theme (for those not hosted on WordPress.com), it is desirable to remove the site header text that displays the site title and tagline at the top of the page. This conserves space and allow for a more artistic presentation of the site. Using a child theme […]

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SuperShrinkMe.com 120-Day Wellness Challenge

25 May 2012

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SuperShrinkMe.com is a new website focused on a 120-Day Wellness Challenge. The site was launched by IowaCityWebsiteDevelopers.com and Greg Johnson of IowaCityWebDesignArtist.com.

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Author’s Guide to Website Creation for Book Promotion

1 May 2012

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Effective Living Summary. Below is an article from Dan Moench, Marketing Director at Gibbs Smith Publisher. The article offers some excellent suggestions for authors to consider when planning to create a website. These guidelines probably apply to other industries as well. Specifically, the article addresses how focused or broad you should be with your website […]

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