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  • Use Appropriately Sized Images

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    An easy way to bloat page size and resultant load time is to use images that are larger than needed. To combat this, take the time to use appropriately sized images for your content. In WordPress, this can easily be managed by using the built in image sizes. Every image that is uploaded through WordPress […]

  • Understanding WordPress Shortcodes

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    Shortcodes are a common way for WordPress developers to extend functionality for website managers. Those new to WordPress and web publishing can find them a little intimidating, but they’re quite simple. How Shortcodes Work Shortcodes are like keywords that tell WordPress to “replace me with code.” This allows the content writer to execute blocks of […]

  • Adamson LLC Launched

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    I’ve been working on a site for the past month or so, and it launched yesterday. The site is adamsonllc.com and is for an accounting firm in Richmond, IN. I didn’t design or build the site (it’s a premium WordPress theme), but I was brought on manage the project and adapt the theme for Adamson’s […]

  • Backing Up WordPress

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    You’re hard at work on a project and making serious progress; things are wrapping up and you see the light at the end of the tunnel, and then the program crashes. Your work is gone. Your time is gone. You’ll have to start over. Or did you save it minutes earlier? One day your hard […]

  • Let Your CMS Do the Work

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    Content Management Systems (CMS) are popular, and with good reason: they allow relatively non-technical (and non-designer) individuals to update and manage a website. Occasionally, though, a client wants more power and flexibility than the CMS offers. This is an error. Increasing the power and flexibility correlates directly to the complexity of managing the site. To […]

  • A New and Improved LineberryDesign.com

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    Welcome to the newly designed LineberryDesign.com. The great thing about designing and building sites for myself is that I don’t have to worry about time and budget restraints. Here are some highlights about the new site: Why a redesign? Design is communication and redesigns should generally only accompany changes in communication. If a design isn’t […]