Site Migration and SSL Certificate Install Notes on WordPress Installations Site Migration and SSL Certificate Install Notes on Wordpress InstallationsSite 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 ...

My Favorite Image Gallery Plugins My Favorite Image Gallery PluginsImage 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 ...

How to Order WordPress Posts by Upcoming Date in a Calendar Event Feed How to Order Wordpress Posts by Upcoming Date in a Calendar Event FeedWordpress posts can be used in a calendar event feed, but they must be ordered so that events are posted by order of upcoming date (next event posted first), and ...

WordPress Plugin ‘Newsletter’ Offers Powerful Low-Cost Email-List Service Wordpress Plugin 'Newsletter' Offers Powerful Low-Cost Email-List ServiceThe Wordpress plugin ‘Newsletter‘ offers low-cost and powerful email list services for businesses. We are currently using the Newsletter on several sites, for the following reasons: Newsletter offers complete control over ...

Password Protect a Page or a Post on your WordPress Site Password Protect a Page or a Post on your Wordpress SiteWordpress has a built-in password-protect feature on every post and page. In the Publish options (upper right), select Visibility > Edit > Password protected, and voila, it’s done! Some useful plugins ...

How to Create a Membership Directory on Your Website How to Create a Membership Directory on Your WebsiteThe 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 ...

Health and Wellness Check for Your Website Health and Wellness Check for Your WebsiteWebsites 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, ...

Free Website Security Certificates from Lets Encrypt: HTTPS is the New Normal Free Website Security Certificates from Lets Encrypt: HTTPS is the New NormalBusiness owners, consider installing a security certificate on your website! Here’s Why Starting in 2017, Google’s Chrome web browser will begin tagging websites that are not secure (http:) with the note, ...

What Makes a Website Aesthetically Pleasing? What Makes a Website Aesthetically Pleasing?“When people rate a site as aesthetically pleasing they are responding to two main factors: that it is orderly, and that it is just a little bit unique: Lavie & Tractinsky, ...

The Challenge of Mobile Website Delivery – You Have No Idea! The Challenge of Mobile Website Delivery - You Have No Idea! Mobile Delivery: The Challenge Over half of website traffic is now on mobile phones, and yet, you may have not realize the extent of technical challenges posed by mobile delivery. I ...