WordPress 20th anniversary

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 year, we 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. However, there’s Read More

Disable User Password Reset Admin Notifications Plugin

I created my first WordPress plugin. It’s a simple pug-in that disables Admin Notification emails of User Password Change. Simply 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 where you 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 used in 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 will show 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 Scroll Indicator 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 line after 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 locate you 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 itself was 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 handful of 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 blog spot 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 and easy 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 site. I 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 buttons that 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 make your 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 simple 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 that it 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 one feature 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. Favicon’s help 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 themes but Read More