Unless you’ve been living under a rock then chances are you’ve heard about Responsive Websites, but what are they exactly? Do you need one? And how do you get one? Well before I answer that it might be worth noting the following quote from Digital Trends… “According to a recent report by analyst Mary Meeker, mobile devices running IOS and Android now account for 45 percent of browsing, compared to just 35 percent for Windows machines.” People browsing the internet on mobile devices has grown exponentially as you would expect, it has also grown very fast and will continue to….

When I design a new WordPress site for a client there are a handful of plugins that I almost always install because they totally enhance the behind-the-scenes functionality of WordPress, and add a lot of power in the areas of Security, SEO and Speed. All of these WordPress plugins are free and all of them are regularly updated so they’re compatible with the newest version of WordPress. Security Wordfence Security There are a whole bunch of security plugins and many of them require upgrade to paid versions to really be of any use. I recently found Wordfence and was really….

Web Designers are under the most pressure to create a website that properly reflects their talents but designing for yourself can be particularly hard, and in the case of a portfolio showcase site the last thing you want to do is detract from your portfolio. I went for sleek, clean and simple which is my favorite approach anyway. I started off like I always do with a series of Photoshop mockups of the home page, blog page, single post page and inside page, then split the graphics and uploaded my base theme. I have tried working with theme frameworks before….

WordPress and me were acquainted in 2008 when I began stumbling across WordPress powered websites and was suitably impressed to explore further. I started designing WordPress sites in 2009 and the site you are currently reading this post on is the latest in a long line of sites I’ve designed on the WordPress platform. For a website designer, designing WordPress sites is a fairly joyous experience, as geeky as that sounds, it is so completely logical, powerful and unlike other development platforms once I’m done with a site, I can hand it over to my client and if they have….