In this video I'll take you through a quick and easy image optimization workflow that requires no expensive software. The results are almost identical to using multiple tools, in a fraction of the time.
I often get asked how long a website should last. There is, of course, no definite answer to this question, but it can depend on several different factors. I usually tell people to think of it as a computer. How often do you need to replace your laptop? If you’re someone who counts on the […]
Every business needs a web site these days. One of the really nice things about having a website is that if done well, even a very small business can appear very professional. It isn’t that a business owner wants to misrepresent the size of his or her firm, but he or she wants to project […]
Critical Elements For Your Website Homepage If you own a business, then you probably have a website. Some businesses have little use for anything other than basic contact information on their site, but most want the website to be something more than just a basic brochure; the website exists to help further your business goals. […]
One of the questions that I get asked most frequently is, “How much does a website cost?” At that point, I envy someone like a butcher, who when asked how much a steak costs, could tell you that you charge X amount per pound for a NY Strip steak, and Y for a Ribeye, and […]
With the launch of our new training website at www.missionbell.training, our goal is to provide WordPress training courses for those who want to get into building or maintaining websites with WordPress. This next course will focus on building sites with the Divi website builder, and it will be released in late June 2020.
Make Client Feedback and Change Requests Effortless As a WordPress professional, one of the most frustrating and time-consuming parts of my job is getting content or changes from a client. About six months ago I came across a really helpful tool that I am using on all of my new projects, which is called WP […]
Have you ever wanted to use a background video for part of your webpage? Videos are great at adding visual interest but can have drawbacks as well. In this video we'll show you how to create a loopable video, and then export that video to a format that will load quickly on the web. We'll […]
In this video, we're going to go over how to set up a Black Friday promotion for your WordPress store using WooCommerce. We will set up sales on individual products and we will set up coupon codes, which can be used to build your email list as well as boost your sales.
I have often seen websites that run very slowly because of images that are far too large for the web. Full-Size stock images can be several megabytes in size, and even a large image on a web page needs to be much, much smaller. In this video, I will run through a process that can […]
In this post we're going to look at using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create a button out of a simple text link, rather than using a button image. This is a great alternative for things like PayPal buttons.