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WordCamp Europe – Day One Recap

I will split this by speakers and interesting things that they said (from my point of view ), you can find more things on twitter using : #wceu Speaker : Vitaly Friedman ( @smashingmag ) – Editor Smashing Magazine Presentation : Behind the Scenes at Smashing Magazine – You don’t need legal mumbo-jumbo – You don’t need deadlines – You don’t need many articles – You don’t need

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WordPress: A Decade in the Making

  What’s WordPress? If you have to ask, you’re missing out on one of the largest content management systems (CMS) in the world! On May 27, 2003, WordPress was released by founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, and as of September 2013, there are 69,764,179 WordPress sites accounted for around the world! Over 17 percent of the websites in the world run on WordPress, or

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Four Tips for Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe from Hackers

You spend time and money developing the perfect site: hiring a graphic designer, hiring a coder, considering colors and specifics that will make your company glow to potential customers. The site goes live and, within weeks, gets hacked. It’s an all too familiar story. Some estimates show about 30,000 WordPress sites get hacked each day! Why Do Hackers Hack Websites? The reasons behind this are

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Three Styling Changes You Can Make to Change Your Blog’s Appearance

  If you want to make major changes to your website, you’ll likely need to hire a designer. But what if you want to make minor changes? Changing the background, the color or font of text for your headers and content, and styling the hyperlinks can be done in just a few small steps. First, A Few Words About CSS Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, allows

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Using Color Theory in Web Design

In an earlier post, 5 Dos of Great Blog Design, we discussed the concept behind color theory in the way it pertains to white, or negative, space. Color theory tells us that different colors work together – or don’t – for specific reasons. (For a more in-depth definition of color theory, check out this article from NYU.)

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6 of the Best Website Builders Compared – Prices, Features, Which One to Pick

6 best website builders

In general, people can’t code. HTML? CSS? PHP? You name it. That stuff is hard, and not everyone has the time to master the skill. But there’s another problem. A lot of people need a website, but they might not be able to afford it – hiring a web designer can get expensive. Luckily, there are some tools that can come handy here, and today, we’re looking into 6 of them.

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5 Dos of Great Blog Design

If you’re venturing into the world of blogging, chances are you hope to: Gain readers Promote a product, and Make money Of course, some blog for personal reasons- to tell a story, to keep family up to date with going ons – but those with a business who start a blog often want to monetize their words, thoughts and articles. Good blog design is critical

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8 Most Common Mistakes for WordPress Users

Face it – we are people, and people make mistakes. WordPress users are not different; we make mistakes too. If we cannot prevent them, we’d better learn from our mistakes; however, there is always a better solution: To learn from other people’s mistakes would be the perfect scenario. Here we’ll take a look at eight of the most common mistakes WordPress users make, and how

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