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.

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.

See the HPD Website Portfolio Here

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.

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. I 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

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 ...

Add Holiday Cheer to Your WordPress Website santa featureA few Wordpress plugins can bring cheer to your website during the holiday season! Here are a few that I like, depending on the season. Christmas Cheer The header below shows blinking ...

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 ...

Front Page Sliders for Images and Posts Nemus sliderFront page sliders for images and posts are key elements of many sites, and yet sometimes difficult to select. Often I am looking for the option to pull in excerpts from pages ...

Calls to Action in WordPress Website Headers, 2015 Theme Review calls-to-action-in-wordpress-themes-call-or-textCalls to Action (CTAs) in the Header regions of Wordpress themes are reminders to customers to act: “Do This Now!”. This post is a review of contemporary Wordpress themes that offer ...

Weaver II Pro WordPress Theme – Complete Customization, and Affordable Too! weaver ii pro themeI love the free Weaver II Wordpress theme, and I love Weaver II Pro even more. Why? Because of the dozens of options for customization, great forums and tech support, ...

Custom Login and Redirect Plugins for WordPress Custom Wordpress login forms and redirect plugins add functionality on websites where visitors are creating user accounts, for example on membership, ecommerce, and directory sites. Here are is a list ...

Improving Website Security with Automated Updates Improve cyber security with automated Wordpress updates“At the end of the day, no matter how fast hacks evolve, the best way to combat them is still through regular updates.” The best way to keep your Wordpress website ...

Health and Wellness Check for Your Website Health CheckWebsites require periodic maintenance and review. First, is your website functioning properly? If you are a client, I take care of basic maintenance functions, such as updates to the Wordpress core, ...

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 ...