Currently, this is my preferred way to create basic 2 or 3 column grid layouts that are both responsive, and usable by those who casual WordPress users, and not HTML/CSS savvy developers. Installing this plugins add a simple tool button to the WYSIWYG editors that uses a short code break content into responsive blocks.
Your Own Design specializes in bringing dream home designs to life. 2019 marks the 25th anniversary for this successful Kawartha Lakes (Omemee) business. To help celebrate, business owners Bob and his son Mitchell decided to update and modernize their web presence. To do so, they contacted the local web design firm, Portage Design. We worked[…]
Creating content that looks great on every screen size can be a challenge at the best of times. Even basic formatting such as a image neatly align left or right with text snuggle wrapped can be problematic on mobile platforms. This quick code snippet added to your CSS (WordPress or otherwise), can correct on most[…]
Here’s a page that outlines the steps required to properly upgrade a WordPress site to HTTPS. How to Move HTTP to HTTPS on WordPress
GoDaddy’s complete guide to building a website. A great read regardless of where you are in the process: https://ca.godaddy.com/blog/how-to-make-a-website-a-complete-guide/
There are lots of on-line tools that offer the creation of digital, embedded multi-pin maps, for a modest or sometimes hefty monthly fee. Save your money! This feature is freely available from Google Maps and fit for most purposes. These instructions below are the best I’ve found on-line on how to create and share your[…]
PDF is a robust file format used for a variety of purposes. At times you may want to embed PDF content right into your WordPress website. There are a few ways to accomplish this however the traditional methods are inelegant. Traditional/Unsatisfactory Methods: Use an iframe. Link to PDF resource, direct URL, in a new tab.[…]
Sharing some great design tips from MailChimp on creating effective landing pages for your website. https://mailchimp.com/resources/guides/landing-pages-design-tips/ One that we find quite effective is: Advertise an incentive to a small portion of your audience without affecting any of your other promotions or marketing strategies.
The first installment our WordPress Designer Series features a handy little layout tool perfect for those common FAQ pages. Many websites feature an FAQ page for good reason. Prior to the explosion of social media where people shoot random question at customer service bots, web surfers used to do their own research. The Frequently Asked[…]
Great imagery can make or break a design, whether it be a presentation, website, poster, brochure, blog post, etc. I get asked this question quite regularly so definitely worth a top-post. https://pixabay.com/ (Newly added to the top of our list) https://www.pexels.com/ https://stocksnap.io/ http://negativespace.co/ http://www.lifeofpix.com/ http://cupcake.nilssonlee.se/ https://unsplash.com/ https://foodiesfeed.com/ http://www.flaticon.com/ (Technically imagery, not photography) https://www.canstockphoto.ca/ (And one[…]