Mid-winter sale: custom templated WordPress websites at a discount

It’s mid-winter and, in Vancouver, it’s snowing for the third day in a row – which is unusual and delightful (especially when you work from home like me). I’ve just launched a couple of large projects and I have a couple of large projects on the horizon, but they aren’t ready to start yet. So…I’m … Read more Mid-winter sale: custom templated WordPress websites at a discount

Social media security after the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Ever since last month’s big story on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook our social media channels, that never really felt private or secure, have started to feel downright sinister. So what to do? If you’re like me, and not ready to miss out on clothing swap invites or distant family updates, there are some things you can … Read more Social media security after the Cambridge Analytica scandal

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

If you’re new to WordPress, you may be confused between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. What’s the difference? While both are on the open-source WordPress framework, WordPress.com is hosted by Automattic and often thought of as a “light version” of WordPress. WordPress.org is the “full version” – you can fully customize your site in any way you … Read more WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

WordPress Workshop Resources

These are some of the resources and links I mention in the Intro to WordPress workshop. WordPress A list of everything we learned in the workshop. MigHelp Workshop Checklist Slides from workshop. MigHelp WordPress Workshop Slides Five minute step-by-step intro to WordPress.com. WordPress Intro Learn WordPress Guide. Learn WordPress Lots of WP tutorials here. WPBeginner.com RSS feeds. How … Read more WordPress Workshop Resources

10 Reasons to Make Your Website on WordPress

I’ve been making websites on WordPress for about 10 years now. In that time many website platforms, like SquareSpace and Wix, have entered the market. If you’re running a non-profit on limited resources, or are starting out as an artist or business-owner, it can be overwhelming to figure out how to make your website affordably … Read more 10 Reasons to Make Your Website on WordPress

Stop using that terrible password. Password managers demystified.

You have 3 passwords that you randomly choose between for every site you log into. You haven’t updated your passwords in over 5 years. Your password has your pet’s name or your birthday in it. Your password has been on a leaked list but you still haven’t changed it. You accidentally tweeted out your password. … Read more Stop using that terrible password. Password managers demystified.