Ever have a project come along and create a “lightbulb moment” in your head? I had one of those brain-fog-clearing moments this last week on a project I was invited into. A client who had hired me for a shred came back later and asked me to take a look at their typography to see […]
Step One of bringing a site together is all about inspiration. And not just visual inspiration, although that's a part of it. I'll start thinking about what the site is going to hold, what kind of content it's going to offer, and how that might look once it gets translated into a design. But the […]
Do you ever wonder when you hear a new song what the artist was doing, thinking, and/or dreaming about as they wrote it? I do. Creativity is a marvel to me — not that I find it difficult to be creative or dream up new ideas, but that so many amazing ideas have come to […]
Do you dread the idea of a website redesign? Or are you a chronic redesigner? Good news, either way: Here’s how to tell when you need a redesign, and when you don’t.
Is there a way to minimize spam being sent through your contact form? If you’re using the Contact Form 7 plugin, there sure is. Two ways, in fact — neither of which involve captchas — and they only take a few minutes to implement. Akismet to the Spam-Fighting Rescue Akismet is a spam-fighting plugin you […]
Embedding a Google Calendar is a great way to share your business’ events, schedule of classes, or whatever you use Google Calendar for.
However, the default one-month-at-a-time view may not work for you. Would you rather display just a week at a time? Is that possible. It sure is. And it’s pretty easy to do, too.
Google’s email service, Gmail, is pretty much ubiquitous, and for good reason. It’s relatively easy to use, most email software is designed for it, and it does the best job of spam filtering of any email solution I’ve seen. And, it’s free. How cool is that?
Here’s how to take your [email protected] email address and run it through a Google account, so you can send and receive email via gmail without anyone seeing your @gmail.com address.