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Why SiteGround is a Top Choice for WordPress Hosting

In the crowded world of web hosting, SiteGround stands out as a premier option, particularly for WordPress users.... Read More

What is CodePen and Why You Should be Using It

CodePen has emerged as a quintessential tool for web developers, designers, and anyone dabbling in front-end coding. It… Read More

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Uncrop Your Photos to Any Image Format

Unleash Your Creativity with ClipDrop’s Uncrop Feature In the world of visual content creation, precision and flexibility are… Read More

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WordPress is Celebrating 20 Years of Empowering the Web

In an ever-evolving digital landscape, few technologies have stood the test of time as gracefully as WordPress. This… Read More

Benefits of Building Your Website with WordPress

Building a website can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t have a background in web development…. Read More

Disable User Password Reset Admin Notifications Plugin

I created my first WordPress plugin. Woo Hoo! It’s a simple plug-in that disables Admin Notification emails when… Read More

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How To hardcode a WordPress Shortcode into theme

Add a WordPress shortcode or Plugin shortcode anywhere in your theme. Just add this snippet into your theme… Read More


Team Member Reveal Text on Hover Boxes

I have created a simple team member grid that reveals a short bio on hover. This can be… Read More

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How To remove default elements in Visual Composer

Visual composer can be a little overwhelming with all of the options and elements available. So here I… Read More

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Animated Scroll Indicator CSS

A simple scroll indicator created with CSS. Great for large hero image landing pages. See the Pen Animated… Read More

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Use Featured Image as Background Image in WordPress

To use your WordPress featured image as a background image, simply use the code below. Place the first… Read More


Enable Keep-Alive in WordPress

By enabling this we can keep the client/server connection open across multiple requests, which will increase performance. Simply… Read More


Responsive Featured Images in WordPress

I ran across an issue with a theme recently that would not return responsive featured images. The image… Read More


Reduce HTTP Requests in WordPress

WordPress can be fickle when trying to speed it up, especially if you are using more than a… Read More

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Web Designer Depot Mention July 2016

I was very happy and shocked to see my portfolio site mentioned in the renowned web designer depot… Read More

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Create Bootstrap Grid Layouts Quick and Easy

There are many framework’s out there to choose from, but my favorite by far is Bootstrap grid. Bootstrap provides a quick… Read More

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How To Add Scrolling Parallax Background

In this Tutorial I will show you how to add a scrolling Parallax background to sections of your… Read More

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How To Create CSS Outline Buttons

I have been asked How To Create CSS Outline Buttons so I created a set of modern outlined… Read More

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How To Create A Full Page Overlay Menu

Here is a full page overlay menu that is responsive for mobile and is a great way to… Read More

How To Create A WordPress Widget Area

To create or add additional WordPress widget areas or sidebars to your WordPress website or theme its as… Read More

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How To Improve Your WordPress Security

We all know that having your website hacked is not fun and can be down right frustrating knowing… Read More

How To Reorder Bootstrap Columns

Bootstrap is a powerful tool for developing responsive templates because of the easy to use grid system. But… Read More

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How To Add A Favicon To Your Website

What Is A Favicon? A Favicon is a small image that is used as a websites favorites icon…. Read More

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How To Create A Child Theme In WordPress

Many people using WordPress have heard the term child theme, or have come across themes that utilize child… Read More