WordPress Security Basics

I thought it would be useful to create a post to help inform our clients on some basics for making their sites secure. Some quick and easy steps now can save you a lot of trouble later down the road.

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WordCamp Maine 2016

WordCamp 2016
WordCamp Maine 2016 was once again a great resource and learning experience. WordCamp returned to Portland on May 13 – 14 at Maine College of Art (MECA).

This year’s keynote, “Good Design: The Gateway to a Better Business” was given by Mel Choyce, a Design Engineer at Automattic. Mel spoke about many of the things we say again and again to our clients. Although the topic was something that I am very familiar with, it served as a reminder of how to discuss making good design choices with non-designers.

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No, A Flexible Web Site Is Not Always Best

Long ago, developers built web sites using basic HTML code. Many business owners found themselves stuck with sites that they couldn’t update themselves and few options for quickly changing how things looked.

Content Management Systems (CMS) revolutionized how web site owners controlled their site. Using a tool like WordPress, they were able to make many updates themselves without any knowledge of HTML.

We love to empower our clients to add and update content themselves, too.

Sometimes, when we are building out web sites there is an insistence that everything be flexible.

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