Who uses WordPress?

Still think WordPress is just for blogging? Think again. WordPress is now a fully developed web publishing and content management platform used by millions for business purposes.   Here are just a few prominent examples from the WordPress Showcase:   … Continue reading

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Security Alert: GoDaddy phishing scam

I've just become aware of a potential security threat for those who have their web sites hosted at GoDaddy. The following links explain the situation in more detail:   http://thenextweb.com/insider/2012/11/23/dns-records-of-go-daddy-sites-altered-to-serve-up-malware-that-demands-ransom-from-victims/   http://thenextweb.com/insider/2012/11/26/go-daddy-blames-phishing-not-security-hole-for-some-sites-pushing-malware-resets-passwords/   Here's the summary:   1. Scammers are … Continue reading

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Save a fortune with free software

Web Designs by Robert G. Pitts uses a number of free, open-source software products to develop client web sites. As a result, we have saved thousands of dollars for ourselves and our customers.   Watch the video above to see … Continue reading

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Custom themes – unique headaches

Custom web site themes are tempting, especially in WordPress. Many WordPress designers/developers make a point of promising to hold down costs by taking existing templates and customizing them to create a web site look that's all your own.   Sounds … Continue reading

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Facebook vs. web site

I see a trend among small business owners toward bypassing the traditional web site and adopting Facebook as their only online presence.   This is fast and cheap, of course. And it could be somewhat effective for select businesses. "Mom … Continue reading

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Web site tonight, misery tomorrow

You see them everywhere – advertisements for do-it-yourself, overnight web sites. Just sign up for the low, low monthly hosting fee, and you can use the patented, foolproof online system to build a beautiful web site in just minutes!   … Continue reading

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Basic SEO – without the snake oil

I confess to being something of an SEO skeptic. I guess I've seen enough snake oil peddled in the name of "search engine optimization" that I run the risk of believing that any strategies to enhance a web site's Google … Continue reading

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