Posts by Pixel Jar

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A New Look for Pretty Links

We’ve known Blair Williams since 2009. Caseproof, Blair’s company, makes several of the best commercial plugins for WordPress. We’re proud users of Affiliate Royale (in fact, it powers our affiliate program for AdSanity), we’ve used MemberPress for several client solutions, and we leverage Pretty Links to create beautiful, short links. When Blair reached out to…

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WordCamp Orange County 2017

WordCamp Orange County 2017

June 10th and 11th were the dates for WordCamp Orange County 2017. It also marked the 8th year that Pixel Jar has been involved with the event. We are proud to have started in 2010. Robert Nienhuis from Nien Studios joined with us in 2011 and has been a part of it ever since. While…

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Bringing extra value to your clients

Bringing Extra Value to Your Clients

Surely you’ve heard of the phrase, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” There are things to love and hate about this phrase, but one of its underlying meanings speaks to your ability to bring value. You might amend this phrase to say, “it’s not only what you know, but who you know.”…

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WordPress development glossary

A WordPress Development Glossary

It seems like there’s a new term or technology influencing our work every week. Keeping our definitions straight is critical to providing the best service possible. This WordPress development glossary presents a list of some key terms you should know. Archive – A type of page automatically generated by WordPress that aggregates the entries for…

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favicons

Favicons for Your WordPress Site

When we last wrote about favicons (2008), adding a favicon to your WordPress site was a manual process similar to what you’d experience on other websites. Well, all of that has changed as of version 4.3 of WordPress. Adding a favicon is now easier than ever. Let’s take a look at the history of favicons,…

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development tools

Development Tools – How We Get the Job Done

Whenever we are at a gathering of nerd, invariably the conversation will turn to what development tools we use. We’ll exchange ideas, tips, new applications we’ve tested and so on. Ultimately we are always looking for things that will make us work faster and things that make working easier. So with that, here’s what we…

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wordpress on your iphone

WordPress on Your iPhone

We first wrote about using WordPress on your iPhone back in November of 2008. At the time the iPhone was a little over a year old, WordPress was on version 2.6, and the iPhone operating system was on version 2.1. A lot has changed since then and we thought it was high time that we…

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writing for websites

Writing for Websites

Jen Miller is the founder of Need Someone to Blog, a content marketing agency located in Orange County. Jen is also the mother of eight, one of the lead organizers of the Women Who WP meetup, on the organizing team for WordCamp Orange County 2017, and is speaking at WordCamp Europe on SEO and highly…

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project management tools

A Guide to Project Management Tools

There are an endless supply of project management tools available to web developers. As we built our team and started taking on bigger projects, we found ourselves in need of some specific tools to help us manage the details. These are the tools that we’re currently using to manage our projects and our business. Instant…

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