TIPS AND TRICKS

Web Design Tips and Ideas, from here and other places on the internet.
Focusing on website design using WordPress, Divi, Beaver Builder and various plugins.

There is a lot more to having a new, state-of-the art website. Another element to success is to keep it - and yourself - current with the latest design tips and ideas from the world of web design and beyond. You can avoid those old school looks and styles that looked great - a year or two ago.  You will be able to create something new that people will want to see today.
Below you will find a collection of tips and ideas that will help you achieve success with your website

Why You Need to Optimize The Title And Tagline Of Your Website

By djreid | January 15, 2019

(first published by Aileen Cuaresma on B3multimedia.) There are countless websites with more and more launching every day. The amount of competition is overwhelming, especially if you are new to building and managing a site. You would want yours to stand out and get traffic as much as possible. But how do you do this? […]

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How to Add “Call-able” Links to Your Website

By djreid | January 14, 2019

(first published on January 14, 2019 by Randy A. Brown on Elegantthemes.) Many business websites show a phone number so their customers can contact them. When desktops were the most popular way to access the sites, users would make note of the phone number and call from a separate device. Of course, most users now […]

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The Best Time to Post on Instagram

By djreid | January 4, 2019

(first published on January 4, 2019 by John Hughes on Elegantthemes.) Over the past decade or so, social media platforms have become key marketing tools. However, simply sending out periodic content isn’t enough. Determining when to post is key for reaching the highest number of potential readers or customers. As a mobile-centric platform catering largely […]

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How to Change a Gradient Background on Hover with Divi

By djreid | January 4, 2019

(first posted January 4, 2019 by Donjete Vuniqi in Divi Resources) Creating websites is all about making sure every detail is right. Paying attention to small details in your design will quickly add up and elevate the quality of your website. With Divi’s new hover options, you can effortlessly add small interactions on your website. […]

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What’s the Difference Between A Domain Name and Web Hosting

By djreid | January 2, 2019

Many people don’t realize that these are two separate things. A Domain name is the address of your website that people type in the browser’s URL bar to visit your website.  In other words, if your website was a house, then your domain name will be its address. Web hosting is the place where all […]

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Ultimate Guide to HTTPS

By djreid | October 16, 2018

You have probably noticed over the past few years that many of your favorite websites have moved from HTTP addresses to HTTPS. The added letter, while adding very little time and effort to type, adds immense value and security to those websites. Not only will having a WordPress HTTPS site make your business more trustworthy […]

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How to Help Your New Blog Gain Traction Faster

By djreid | September 10, 2018

Originally Published September 10, 2018 by John Hughes on Elegant Themes A lot of people will tell you it’s easy to become rich blogging. Post a few articles now and then, and watch the money roll in from affiliate offers, advertising, and selling your own private courses. It sounds like a dream come true, so […]

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Are Developers Responsible When A Plugin Breaks a Site?

By djreid | April 9, 2018

Originally Published MARCH 27, 2018 on Torquemag  (edited for space) There’s a great conversation on r/Wordpress (lowercasing is their theirs) about what happens when a plugin update breaks a clients site. Is it the developers job to fix it for free or should they include a monthly maintenance fee in their contract? link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb4Pmg21Bi8 When […]

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Why website speed is such an important factor for rankings

By djreid | April 9, 2018

Originally published 22ND MARCH 2018 on Techspark Web advertising expert Adam Adlkish tells us how to not get left behind in the wake of Google’s newest website-speed and mobile-first related SEO updates for ranking search results. As if SEO wasn’t difficult enough to understand already, Google is now adding more factors into how they rank […]

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