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Choosing a good web host

Apr

5

Choosing a good web host

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The following is an excerpt from my e-book Building Successful Websites. For an in depth look at building, marketing and maintaining a great site, purchase the e-book here. What is web hosting? A web hosting service provides clients with space on a server in a data center. Choosing a good web host A good web […]

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Add an image to a text widget

Apr

2

Add an image to a text widget

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Having images in your sidebars (text widgets) to accompany text is a great idea. It helps to break up the text and give your website a nicer design. You can also add images to your sidebars without text. As you can see, I have images and ads in my sidebar, all created using HTML in […]

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Create a favicon on self-hosted WordPress

Apr

2

Create a favicon on self-hosted WordPress

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While favicons aren’t necessary, I think they add to the overall design of a site, so I usually add one. It’s a simple process and only takes a few minutes. Some people use plugins, but I find that creating a favicon in Photoshop or other creative software is the fastest and easiest method. Note: Some […]

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Add a PayPal ‘Donate’ button to WordPress

Apr

2

Add a PayPal ‘Donate’ button to WordPress

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Is your ‘Donate’ button from PayPal not working? This tutorial will clear up any problems you may be having, or help you add a PayPal donate button on your website. Step 1 Log in to your PayPal account. On the left, click on the “Donate” tab. On the Donate page, click “Create your button now.” Step […]

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Make a video of your screen on Mac

Apr

2

Make a video of your screen on Mac

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To make a video of your screen on your Mac, there’s no need for expensive software. Your Mac has a built-in application that records crystal clear videos. The best part – it’s free!   Step 1 Click and open a Finder window. Click “Applications,” then double-click on “QuickTime Player.”   Step 2 In QuickTime Player, click […]

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How to install WordPress using Softaculous

Apr

2

How to install WordPress using Softaculous

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The following is an excerpt from my e-book Building Successful Websites, a step by step guide to building, marketing and maintaining profitable websites. Step 1 Log in to your control panel (cPanel). In most cases, you can type in www.yourdomain.com/cpanel and it will take you to your cPanel login screen. Step 2 Scroll down to […]

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Mohave County Downwinders

Mar

25

Mohave County Downwinders

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The Downwinders are a group of people who were living directly in the path of prevailing winds from the Nevada Test Site when the government conducted above-ground nuclear testing between the years of 1951 and 1962. Exposed to high levels of radiation during the testing, they now experience cancer and other radiation-related maladies. The group […]

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Go Green AT

Mar

25

Go Green AT

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Go Green Aerating & Thatching first came to me in need of a logo. They were pleased with the result and asked if I could develop their website as well. In order to create a unified theme, I utilized the blades of grass from the logo and created the background for the site. Go Green […]

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Wild Cow Catchers

Mar

24

Wild Cow Catchers

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When famed cowboys Travis and Wheeler Ericsson called and asked if I could have a live site ready in one week, I accepted the challenge. The duo didn’t have any idea what they wanted their site to look like, nor did they have any content prepared. All they knew was they needed a site to […]

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Kingman Middle School

Mar

24

Kingman Middle School

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The Kingman Middle School Student Council needed an online presence to help with fundraising, so with only the school colors, a few pictures and a syllabus, I started on this pro bono project. The site features six main pages with several tabs. From the site, people can register for various fundraisers such as eScrip and […]

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