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How to Use SSL Properly and Avoid the Yellow Lock Symbol

I'm sure you may have at one point seen this error in a browser window? Your connection to "your website" is encrypted with 128-bit encryption. However, this page includes other resources which are not secure. These resources can be viewed by others while in transit,...

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The Ultimate Guide to Moving A WordPress Website

This post is primarily for my use as I'm finding that I've had to move WordPress websites on many occasions. Weather it be moving a WordPress website from a localhost to a server online or just moving WordPress from a sub directory to the root. I've taken the time...

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How To Create Your Google Accounts

When you are trying to create a social network, your Google account is going to be the most important one you will create. ONE Google account will give you access to Google Analytics, YouTube, G+, Gmail, Drive, and more. In the past I have witnessed clients whom have...

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Completely Remove Programs from a Mac

I often download apps from the app store or 3rd party developers to try them out and see how I like it. Often times, I find I no longer have use for the app or just don't like it in general. I don't like the thought of a program I'm not using on my computer, still...

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7 Steps to eCommerce Credit Card Processing

I often try my best to explain how credit card processing works with e-commerce websites to my clients. So I went ahead and had a very colorful and easy to follow infographic created to help the world in better understanding how credit card processing works. I have...

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Create a Custom Message for Outbound Links in WordPress

Recently I had to create a custom message that would warn users before they left the current website they were on. The user also had to have the option to cancel if they did not want to move forward with going to the outbound link. This is an awesome alternative if...

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How To Become a Freelance Web Designer

Over the 5 years I've been a freelance web designer, I've had many people contact me wondering how I got started and asking me several questions as to the life of freelancing. So I decided to create this post that will benefit many people if they are indecisive about...

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Is web “DESIGN” important to visitors?

On occasion I get a prospective client or two who sincerely ask me, "Does it really matter what the website looks like?". Every time I hear something like this, I have a little heart attack and shake my head. Have you ever seen an episode of the popular ABC show Shark...

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Spokane’s Top Rated Web Designer, It’s ME!

It can be very difficult to achieve any kind of rating as a web designer. And don't let a rating fool you either. I mean, I'm very happy to be labeled a Top web designer by Thumbtack, such a large corporation, but in reality, it's just an automated process. I just...

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Why I Won’t Use Managed WordPress Hosting

Well, if you want to get technical, I technically do use managed Wordpress hosting. But what I'm trying to really say is why I don't use most of the common managed Wordpress hosting solutions out there. This is a real review of hosting solutions, by a real web...

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FusionInvoice – Client Invoicing & Management

As a freelance web designer, I normally like to do most tasks myself. Invoicing and client management being one of them. A few years back when I started my freelance business, I researched a TON of different solutions that would allow me to keep track of my client's...

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