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Building a website is more than installing a theme and picking a color, it involves lots of strategic planning for how your users will use the website at every opportunity. Learn more about how to develop a website that works for your customers through our blog.

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Connecting your website to your newsletter manager or CRM

If you want to offer newsletter signups on your website, you may be wondering how that can be done. And there are a lot of ways. A LOT. And there...
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Can I create a membership website with WordPress?

Yes. Yes you can! What is a membership site? A membership website is a website that offers exclusive content and benefits to its members, typically in exchange for a subscription...
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Demystifying WordPress for Business Owners: A Simple Guide to Getting Started

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that allows you to create a website or blog. It is one of the most popular website creation platforms in...
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Top Questions Business Owners have about Websites

Your website can make or break whether someone decides to hire you or buy from you. It says a lot about you and your business. And you have a lot...
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Accept payments on your website with Gravity Forms

There are tons of ways to accept payments on your website, and the one I use most often is with Gravity Forms. So I thought today I'd do a step-by-step...
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Conquering Communication Barriers: How to Create Multilingual Websites in WordPress

Been thinking about creating a multilingual website but now sure how to get started? I've got you covered. There are many ways to offer your content up in multiple languages....
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Everything you always wanted to know about cookies and cookie disclaimers

I apologize for the linkbait in the photo. This post isn't about that kind of cookie. It's about the cookies that store data on your device while browsing the web....
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Website Packages: What To Expect

I think the majority of businesses or individuals looking into website packages don't have a lot of experience with what's involved, how long it takes, or what's included. So I...
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Top 5 web design questions that small business owners want to know

Small business owners often have many questions about websites, as they play an important role in establishing an online presence and attracting customers. Here are 10 common web design questions...
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Does your website need a privacy policy?

In a word, yes. What is a privacy policy? A privacy policy is a legal document that explains how a website collects, uses, shares, and protects the personal information of...
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Three Important Components of using Gravity Forms for WordPress

When you make your first website, you will almost certainly need at least one form, usually so people who visit your website can contact you. You create a form, pick...
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Five Ways to Accept Donations on your Website

I get asked by a lot of organizations and nonprofits how to accept donations on your website. I can answer this is a multitude of ways. The one thing I...
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Invisible but important campaign website necessities

Tis the season for politics. Election day is right around the corner, so I've been checking out a lot of candidate websites, and have even made a few myself. Does...
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What you should know about your author website

Of all the industries we serve for web design, one of the most prolific in our portfolio is authors. We love working with writers and authors, and one of the...
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Campsite Website Design Dos & Don’ts

If you own or manage a campground, especially one in a touristy area that sees an influx of visitors, and you want a piece of that traffic, it's super important...
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Getting Started with Web Design Service from Sumy Designs

Thinking about getting a new website but aren't sure how to get started? Does the process intimidate you? We understand! Finding a professional web design service can be quite an...
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Naming Your Website Images

Have you given any thought about how you name your images? Do you ever consider renaming them before you upload them? If you haven't been doing that, let me explain...
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Let’s talk about DNS

People are scared of DNS, and I understand why. One wrong move and you can make your website disappear! DNS stands for Domain Name System, and it's the system that...
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Your customers don’t care about bells and whistles

From time to time, I will have a client come to me and ask for lots of bells and whistles. Animations, flashy things, special effects. And my question, as is...
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What you need to know about Core Web Vitals

You might be seeing a lot about Google's Core Web Vitals and wondering it is and how your website stacks up. It's a hot topic in SEO right now, because...
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Making the most of your hair stylist website

Don't miss the mark on your hair stylist website. There are certain things your clients want, and some things they don't care about. And while having a fancy and cutting-edge...