Category: WordPress

Wherefore therefore: Choosing the right keywords in a blog post

Wherefore therefore: Choosing the right keywords in a blog post

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, WordPress SEO

It is tempting to invest a lot of time wordsmithing the perfect headlines and getting input from one or more colleagues for a blog post.  After all, your website is a direct reflection of you and your organization. But, if we are not careful, it is easy to fall into the Analysis Paralysis trap and … Continued

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7 website elements to avoid

        Filed under: Design, Internet trends, Technology, Usability, Web Design, Web Trends, WordPress

Avoid these 7 page elements in your web design   We all know this business is going fast, but are we all aware of the features that are no longer hot in Web Design? Keeping up to date is crucial for conceiving great sites, not only in terms of technological breakthroughs, new frameworks, updates on … Continued

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Why you should be using WordPress instead of Joomla!

        Filed under: Joomla, Web Design, WordPress

WASHINGTON, DC – WordPress Developer WordPress and Joomla! Content Management Systems WordPress and Joomla! are two very popular content management systems (CMS), each utilized by literally millions of websites across the web. There are several similarities between the two software. For one, they’re both free. They also both have strong support and development communities backing … Continued

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How to Select the Right Plugins for your WordPress Website

        Filed under: Cyber security, WordPress

WASHINGTON DC – WordPress Developer When you’re setting up your site, finding a lot of neat plugins that add cool new functionality to your WordPress website can be fun and exciting. However, there are so many interesting plugins out there that it can be easy to go overboard installing things you may not actually need. … Continued

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Tips for Project Managing in a Web Company (lessons learned)

        Filed under: WordPress, Words of Wisdom

When I graduated from my career, I was considering a professional future in everything from designing video game user experiences and interfaces, to gamifying apps and websites for higher purposes (social improvement, educational, etc.). Never once did the idea of becoming a Project Manager (PM) in a web development company form in my mind, and yet, a … Continued

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How to do a Sprint Review in Agile Development

        Filed under: Agile development, How to, WordPress

If you’re on a team just starting to get into agile development, or on a team who have long been applying it but suspect you may be doing it wrong, then you will want to read on and discover how to correctly perform a Sprint Review. Let’s go back to the basics. A sprint review … Continued

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How to migrate content from Drupal 7 to WordPress 4?

        Filed under: How to, Tutorials, WordPress

Sometimes you realize the technology you used for your application or website is actually more complex than needed (do you remember what this acronym KISS means?) or maybe you just want to get on the same wavelength and try this famous CMS (WordPress) everybody is talking about. In either case, you cannot just dismiss your thousands … Continued

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How to migrate a multi-site WordPress installation to Pantheon?

        Filed under: Tutorials, WordPress

A lot of people use the WordPress multi-site feature to build and manage their sites (even wordpress.com does it) as it allows them to have an almost infinite number of web sites in just one installation. This might look like an efficient approach, but it has disadvantages and remember that all that glitters is not gold (see more on https://pantheon.io/blog/nobody-ever-goes-back-multisite). … Continued

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Should I call it News or Blog? What’s the difference?

        Filed under: Google, Powered by WordPress

Question: I know what a blog is but worry my clients won’t get it. Would “news” be better? But that doesn’t convey to me what blog does. News/blog? What should we label the button to the page with all those things we publish? Answer: The purpose of this thing (blog, news, whatever) is to drive traffic to … Continued

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My takeaway from the WordPress Meetup

        Filed under: CRM, Internet trends, Project Management, Things That Suck, Web Design, Web Development, Web Trends, WordPress

This was a day of firsts for me. My first WordPress meetup, my first actual Meetup, my first time in DC, and now, my first blog post. As my first time in DC, it was disappointing, since we only got to know the CHIEF offices. As my first time in a Meetup it was ok. … Continued

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My takeaway from the WordPress Meetup

        Filed under: Meetups and Conferences, WordPress

Let me start by saying that I’ve never gone to a WordPress meet up before, so this was a whole new experience that left me intrigued, but ultimately, not entirely psyched to return. After taking considerable time walking down the streets of DC at 6pm trying to find the right building, we were warmly welcomed … Continued

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ABA specialists in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC

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WASHINGTON, DC – October 19, 2015 – Washington DC based WordPress design, development, hosting, maintenance, and marketing company, Balystic; is pleased to announced the launch of TTen Services website. T-Ten Services are Board-Certified Professionals With Expertise In Principles Of Learning And Behavior. Using The Latest Research In Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in the Washington DC … Continued

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Invest wisely: financially smart

        Filed under: How to, WordPress

People are often penny wise and pound foolish.  Meaning they closely watch the pennies they spend but are often reckless with bigger expenses.  Regardless of whether it is building a website or paying for online advertising or personal expenses, people often can’t see the big picture or think in the long term. My advice for … Continued

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