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opening the jar

Opening the Jar

We’re trying a little something new. We want to let you have a little more access to Pixel Jar and let you get to know our principals; Brandon and Jeff. Part of what makes working for and with Pixel Jar unique is the collaborative environment. So we put together a few questions for the guys…
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Website Weekend LA

Website Weekend LA 2016

Pixel Jar’s own Jeff Zinn recently had the opportunity to participate in Website Weekend LA. Website Weekend LA is a great event where nonprofits and organizations pair up with teams of volunteer digital professionals. Together they build amazing websites and digital tools to improve their respective organizations. What is WebSite Weekend LA? This year, 120…
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seo-ready wordpress

Being SEO-Ready in WordPress

SEO. Just hearing the acronym for search engine optimization can make the most web-savvy person cringe. There is so much conflicting, ill-advised, and out of date information out there that making good decisions can feel impossible. There are dozens of predatory companies, often contacting you through your own website’s contact form, offering to help get…
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security at scale

Security at Scale

We recently had a chance to sit down with Tony Perez, the CEO for Sucuri. Sucuri is one of our go-to partners in assisting with our client’s security needs. Talking with Tony Pixel Jar: For readers who aren’t familiar with Sucuri, tell us a little bit about how you got started in the security space.…
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WP Engine

Purposeful Partnering

Pixel Jar has been a partner with WP Engine since 2010. In that time we’ve grown to rely on their services more and more for our clients. Here are some of our favorites reasons why. Why WP Engine Rocks WP Engine provides service oriented, managed WordPress hosting, but it’s their focus on providing an amazing…
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background processing

Background Processing for Faster Batches

We had a client approach us with a specific functionality request. They wanted to capture news articles from around the Internet that mentioned members of their staff. Then, they would display these articles on their site. We came up with a great solution that leveraged two technologies in an efficient combination. Setting the Stage First…
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redesigning a website workflow

Redesigning a Website Workflow

We’ve had the pleasure of working with JWC on a regular basis and they approached us with a big project – a complete overhaul of their website workflow. As we dug into the project, we found that several of their core processes were costing them unnecessary time and were inefficient. This often occurs with business…
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travel booking with gravity forms

Travel Bookings with Gravity Forms

One of our clients, who are a travel agency, needed to expand their Gravity Forms implementation for travel bookings. They had been collecting information and completed bookings on their site for some time. Their goal was to expand the information that they collected. This was to provide more automation to their internal processes and give…
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custom web design surety

A Custom Web Design with Surety

We had the pleasure of providing a custom web design for a wonderful, family-owned business, Coats Surety. Coats has been providing surety services for over 20 years. They came to us with a website that needed a major overhaul. We always enjoy working with local businesses and they were great collaborators. Instead of a stock,…
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