Category: Web Design

Tips, tricks, and bitching related to building IM websites.

5 Ways To Get Your Website Ready For The Christmas Period

With the festive season fast approaching, in no time at all shoppers are going to be swarming online on the hunt for the best deals for their Christmas shopping, gift or decorating inspiration, festive recipes and everything in between. It’s time to think about whether your website is optimised to maximise conversion opportunities, and cope with the extra traffic.

The Best Site for Free Fonts

The best site I’ve found so far to download free fonts (to be used in graphic design, web design, or just for fancy Word/OpenOffice documents) is…<drumroll>… It’s organized well, they seem to have new fonts added nearly every day, the fonts range from sophisticated calligraphy to crazy spray painting to symbols of aliens.  And of course there’s the boring stuff…

Must-have WordPress plugins

As you can probably tell, I’m a big fan of WordPress.  I’ve used a few other Content Management Systems (like Joomla, Drupal, PHP-Nuke, etc.).  But I’ve found that for internet marketing, WordPress is simply hard to beat with its ease-of-use, maintenance simplicity, and the huge community support of free plugins and themes. So, here’s the list of plugins that I…

Steps to make your WordPress site more secure

Here’s a bunch of pointers that I gathered from various sources and use myself for each WordPress site I create.  It’s assumed you have a decent understanding of web servers, FTP clients, and IP addresses. Ya never know when you might write a post that pisses off some random hacker in Czechoslovakia who decides to delete all your work or…