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What is WordPress?

If you have been thinking that WordPress is just for bloggers, we have to talk about what’s been going on the last 10 year or so. WordPress has become one of the most versatile content management platforms allowing people from all different backgrounds to get on the web. The system’s evolution allows business and individuals […]

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2020 Web Design Trends

We made it to 2020! In this article, we’re going to cover some of the major trends that have come about the last couple years, but that are really making a mark this year and this decade. Dark Mode You have probably heard a lot about the effects of blue light from your computer screen. If […]

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Discover Which Plugins “Spark Joy”

You have probably been hearing a lot about the show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. In the Netflix series, decluttering expert Marie Kondo explains her KonMari method: Hold each item you own and determine whether or not it sparks joy. How your senses react to something determines whether you should keep it. With too much and too […]

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WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg

If your website is designed on WordPress, you know that there was a major upgrade recently. Part of what made WordPress popular was that anyone from a college student to a cooking expert could blog. This made content management easy, but, overtime, as the users changed the functionality needed to as well. Users talked, and […]

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Hosting Q&A

We get asked a lot of questions about web hosting. It seems like the part of the process that is most complicated because it’s not directly related to the design or development of the website. There are a few different paths to take when deciding on where to host your website. Let’s dive into some […]

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Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Your Business

Remember the phrase “There’s an app for that”? In WordPress, it might as well be there’s a plugin for that. With more than 50,000 plugins to assist with everything from social media to spam blockers, it’s easier now than ever customized your site with just a quick click and download. But, with so many options, […]

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What Makes a Great Homepage

With the average website visit lasting only 15-seconds, it’s important to be smart with your homepage real estate. There are a few tweaks and changes that can be changed in order to ensure you are putting your best foot forward and keeping people on your site long enough to take the next action in the […]

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Is Shopify Right For Your Ecommerce Store?

As far as e-commerce platforms go, Shopify is easy to use, cost-effective, and (somewhat) SEO friendly. All things considered, users get great value out of Shopify themes, widgets, and cross-channel capabilities. However, Shopify does leave something to be desired for some more code-savvy online retailers. Decide if this tool is right for your e-commerce store by […]

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Tackling Web Development? We’re Here to Help

Setting up your website is a daunting task especially for a new business. Having a team of developers that you can work with that know current trends and techniques in your corner will help your business create a something that you can be proud of. We think we are that team. We built Classic City […]