Wordpress

We build websites to suit the needs of small businesses and organizations. Our sites are built on the Wordress content management system (CMS). WordPress sites are readily tailored and easily accessible to business owners and site managers. See our portfolio of sites.

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High Peaks Media websites are search-engine optimized (SEO) and include security plugins, automated off-site backup, Google Analytics, contact forms, blog capacity, etc.- see services.

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All websites are responsive for viewing on mobile phone and tablets – see testing for responsive site design.

WordPress themes provide the distinctive flavors and styles of different sites. Our sites are based on themes such as Weaver Xtreme, Divi, Enfold, Impreza, and Be Theme.

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Website Components

Domain Names and Website Hosting

Domain Names and Website Hosting

Domain names must be registered and websites must be physically hosted on a server. Domain Name Registration Domains should be registered in the business owner's name, under their email address. You own it, you control it. We use Namecheap for...
Website Maintenance, Updates, Backups, Monitoring

Website Maintenance, Updates, Backups, Monitoring

High Peaks Media has you covered . Depending on your plan, we Manage and oversee accounts (see Services Summary ) Provide automated off-site backups (using Updraft) Monitor malicious activity notifications and prevention Monitor...
Email Setup for HPM Accounts

Email Setup for HPM Accounts

Important!! See Health Checkup for your Business Email . Do you have an email account tied to a domain name (e.g., [email protected])? These email accounts can be accessed in several ways, including: Desktop email client installed on your c...
Website Analytics

Website Analytics

'Analytics' provide reports about visitor behavior on your website. How many times is your site visited each day? How do visitors find your site? What pages do they visit most often? How long do they spend on the site? These 'metrics' provide insights...

Posts on WordPress and Website Design

Site Migration and SSL Certificate Install Notes on WordPress Installations lockSite migration (cloning) and installation of an SSL Certificate on a Wordpress install both require database modifications of URLs. Plugins make migration of a site to a new domain relatively easy. Recently, I have ...

How to Backup Your WordPress Site website backupsNOTE: Please see the more current post, Using Updraft Plus to Backup Wordpress Websites; this post is now out of date. I use several plugins to backup Wordpress sites: WP DB ...

Add Voice Messaging to your Website Using SpeakPipe Speakpipe Voice Messaging Now customers can leave you a voicemail, using SpeakPipe. A free account gives you up to 20 messages per month and a maximum message length of 90 seconds. The recording ...

My Favorite Image Gallery Plugins Photo GalleryImage gallery plugins with lightbox (slideshow) options can be hard to select.Some options for the native Wordpress gallery are presented below. Two favored Wordpress image gallery plugins are: Nextgen / Nextgen Pro ...

20 Steps to Increase the Speed of Your Website UPDATED on March 5, 2017 (originally published on Jan 7, 2016) A fast website is critical to visitor retention, as is reported in dozens of posts on this topic. This post ...

Testing Mobile and Responsive Website Design As of January 2017, mobile website views are surpassing views on desktops and tablets. Mobile prioritization is more important than ever. Device simulators are of two types. Responsive Simulators show how your website adjusts ...

How to Create a Membership Directory on Your Website Online_Member_DirectoryThe membership directory described below was created for a small organization, so that members could share contact information. Here were some of the concerns and methods. Directory Access First, the directory must be visible ...

Buttons for Your Website My favored ‘button generators’ these days are J Shortcodes and Forget About Shortcode Buttons. J Shortcodes buttons are generated by shortcode specifications, which give a fair bit of control over the resulting ...

How to Check for Unsecured Content on Secured Sites A variety of resources are available to check for unsecured (insecure) content on a site with SSL installed. WhyNoPadlock provides a good summary for issues on specific pages. The Jitbit SSL check ...

Managing your WordPress Website in 2019 Wordpress There was a time, when websites were static and more stable, and the internet was safer and more forgiving. That time is over! Websites are now built on dynamic and ...