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Why Your Website Needs SSL By July 24, 2018

On July 24, 2018, the Chrome 68 update is due to be released, and any website that has not adopted HTTPS/SSL encryption (with the green…

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When You Should Redesign Your Website

With the Internet becoming more and more vital to everyday lives, your website is one of your most important business assets. Even if your site…

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Why and How to Properly Manage Your WordPress Website

Too many people think having a site is a “set it and forget it” project. But it’s essential to make sure your site is secure and up-to-date on a daily basis.

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Favicons: How a Tiny Image Makes a Big Difference

“The Internet has become extremely competitive” is the understatement of the decade. Because of this little-known fact, even the smallest details on your website can…

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Before the Build: Ali Green's WordCamp Atlanta 2018 Session

At WordCamp Atlanta 2018, I had the privilege of leading a session about the scoping, planning, dreaming and designing that happens before a WordPress website is…

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8 Questions to Check Your Web Pages' Effectiveness

Your website serves as the digital storefront for your visitors to explore your business. When a visitor clicks on a page, one of two things…

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2017 State of the Word Recap

WordCamp US 2017 was the 128th WordCamp of 2017 and full of WordPress tips, lessons, and announcements. While the attendees ranged from WordPress beginners to advanced…

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4 Ways to Tune Up Your Website’s Speed

Over the last seven years, site speed has played a significant role in your search engine rankings. With mobile devices dominating other devices for where…

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GreenMellen Speaks at WordCamp Atlanta 2017

This past St. Patrick’s Day weekend, you may have seen GreenMellen at WordCamp Atlanta 2017 leading sessions in front of hundreds of local WordPress and…

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All Things WordPress – Between Two WordCamps

WordCamp US, our national gathering for the WordPress community, was held in Philadelphia in December, and our Atlanta WordCamp is during St. Patty’s Day weekend….

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WordPress now lets you blog in Google Docs

While the native WordPress editor is pretty solid, and can be easily enhanced with tools such as Markdown, many people still prefer to write their…

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All Things WordPress: Growing Your Business in 2017

During this Meetup, we had a panel of three local business owners who use WordPress to generate income. We tried to get a mix of companies,…

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Our Favorite WordPress Plugins from 2016

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a great year for us, especially for websites. Not only did we strategize, design and launch custom-built websites,…

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All Things WordPress: Google Analytics – How was Your Year?

During this Meetup, we dug into Google Analytics and looked at ways to examine how a website has performed in 2016 and how to find areas to…

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WordPress 4.7 is Now Available! Check Out What’s New

It’s been about four months since the last WordPress release, and 4.7 has been long awaited by many. Check out the newest features available with the latest…

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