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Flexbox - Modern CSS part 1

Flexbox – Modern CSS Part 1

About this Series In this series, we will explore one component of modern web development with CSS using practical examples as they might relate to a typical WordPress website. We will focus on these techniques in practice and provide resources to really level up your understanding of the topic. This first post focuses on flexbox.…

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menu usability with CSS

Improving Menu Usability with CSS

Menus are a fundamental component of a website. Users expect to be able to use a menu to navigate through your website. Menus come in many different shapes and sizes, but most follow similar patterns. There are several CSS features that can improve menu usability. Take the following menu: This is a pretty standard pattern…

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introduction to beaver builder rows

An Introduction to Beaver Builder Rows

It is not atypical for sites that we work on to be utilizing a page builder of some kind. Our favorite page builder tool is Beaver Builder. The most useful structure for Beaver builder elements is the row. You’ll notice that when you start editing with the Beaver Builder page editor that you’re presented with…

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open source options

Open Source Options for Your Website

Here, we’ll explore open source software, how it differs from closed source software, and how to choose the best option to suit your unique business website objectives. While most business owners and decision makers don’t get into the nuances of computer coding themselves, it’s important to understand the types of software that are available and…

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future-proofing your website

Future-Proofing Your Website

It’s no secret that when it comes to technology and business, things are always changing. Companies that don’t embrace this fact often find themselves left behind their competition. Future-proofing your website is a great tactic. It should not only be optimized for success and beautifully designed, but built to last. The challenge most businesses face…

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intranet with big waves

An Intranet with Big Waves

We’ve recently completed development on a revised intranet site for The Innovation Institute. This site specifically delivers human resources features to the Institute’s network of almost twenty companies. Each company has slightly different guidelines and many of them operate autonomously. The project was challenging and it was really rewarding to see the final build. Repeat…

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What's the deal with Gutenberg

So What’s the Deal With Gutenberg?

Whether you are in charge of maintaining your business’s website, an aspiring WordPress developer, or just like to keep up with what’s happening in the WordPress space, you likely have heard the term “Gutenberg” in the past year or so. As a major part of the WordPress 5.0 Bebo update that rolled out on December…

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Updated website can drive more revenue

An Updated Website Can Drive More Revenue

Location, location, location. So goes the old adage when it comes to retail locations in the offline world. But what about online? Well, it’s less about a location or address and more about making the property itself more appealing. Whether you have a small business that provides targeted services in a specific area or operate…

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image optimization is important

The Importance of Image Optimization for your Business Website

When we perform website audits and multi-point inspections, poor page speed stands out as one of the most prevalent issues. Resolving this problem can help improve a website visitor’s experience greatly. It not only increases user engagement in a significant manner but also helps you in your search engine rankings. Don’t believe us? Research shows…

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