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How building a WordPress-powered website is like building a house

A few weeks ago I was talking with a client and they were having a difficult time understanding how all of the pieces of their…

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Consolidating plug-ins with Jetpack and WordPress SEO

Over the past few weeks I’ve been going through the WordPress sites that I manage (roughly 100 of them, between my projects and clients) and…

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WordPress 3.4 is here

WordPress has just released version 3.4 (codenamed “Green”, like us!) with a handful of very nice improvements. Theme Customizer For themes that support it, there…

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The steps we take when upgrading your WordPress site

WordPress is an amazing tool and we use it for virtually all of our client sites, but it’s essential to keep it upgraded.  Because of…

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Working toward A Brighter Web

Over the years I’ve posted quite a few video tutorials on here and on other sites.  The problem is that they were scattered all over…

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How to make it all come together

Over the years, I’ve discussed a lot of ideas to help your business flourish online and today I’m going to show you what it looks…

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My favorite WordPress plug-ins

Three years ago I wrote up a list of my favorite plug-ins, and decided that it was well past time to give the list a…

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I’ve installed WordPress — now what?

A lot of you have been watching my “How to install WordPress in less than 10 minutes” video, but I’ve been asked the same question…

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Some simple WordPress tutorials

If you’re just getting started with WordPress and you’re stuck on how to use some of the features, I hope that the videos below will…

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How to install WordPress in less than 10 minutes

I talk about WordPress quite a lot on this blog.  It’s an excellent blogging platform, and it’s a great addition to almost any site —…

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More clicks = better rankings in Google?

I was talking to @jasonbhuffman on Twitter about search engine optimization on his church site, and he told me this: I was informed that on…

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Being productive on the road

I’ve worked hard for the last few years to be productive while away from the office, but a recent trip to Michigan showed me what…

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