Development

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.

website redesign

Website redesign questions and answers

The majority of clients who come to us for website design services aren't actually looking for a brand new website. Most of them already have a website that is old,...
custom wordpress design service

What to expect with a custom WordPress design service

When it comes to websites, there are a lot of options. Typically what we offer to our clients is custom WordPress design service. But what does that mean really? How...
Solving Form Delivery Issues

Solving Form Delivery Issues

Forms. You have to have them, but sometimes you just can't get them to work. Recently I was hired to revamp a website and when I logged in for the...
Top Benefits of WordPress

Is a WordPress website right for you?

There are a lot of options when it comes to websites and a lot of tools to create one. How do you know which one is right for you? There's...
WordPress Theme Installation

Installing a theme is just the beginning

I frequently have folks come to me because they wanted to DIY their own website, installed WordPress and bought a theme, uploaded the theme, and then realized they had no...
Organize your content with custom post types

Organize your content with Custom Content Types

I love WordPress and love everything it can do. Lots of times I take over websites and find pages and pages of content. Content is king. I love content. But...
Frequently Should be Asked Questions

Frequently “Should-Be” Asked Questions

I'm a big proponent of having an FAQ page on your website. If someone lands on your site, they probably got there for a reason and not because they clicked...
Web Design Service

Web Design “Service” – What is it?

When you go to buy a product, like a car or a lamp or even a pizza, most people assume they are paying for the parts that went into it....
WordPress is Easy, but not really

WordPress is easy, but not really

When we started Sumy Designs in 2006, we were mostly doing static, HTML sites. One of those early sites wanted a blog, so we added WordPress to it. After trying...
Evaluate a Plugin

How to evaluate a plugin

You've got a new site and you're ready to use it. Hooray! And you might need a new plugin to do what you need to do. Did you know that...