Checklist: A Comprehensive List Of 40+ Steps To Successfully Launch A New Website, Online Store, or Do A Site Refresh

Whether I’m launching a website on a new domain or relaunching a client website, there are a number of steps that I take to ensure that the site is properly launched and fully accessible to users and search engines. I will mention some examples of plugins or applications in the following article, but this is not a platform-specific article. This article assumes that you’ve built the site locally or on a staging area and are

5 Considerations When Selecting Cloud Storage To Maximise Collaboration And Productivity

The ability to store precious files such as photos, videos and music seamlessly in the cloud is an alluring prospect, particularly with the (relatively) paltry memory in mobile devices and the high cost of additional memory. But what should you look for when choosing a cloud storage and file-sharing solution? Here, we break down the five things everyone should consider before deciding where to put their data. Control – Am I in control? One of

CodeGuard: Website Backup in the Clouds

About a year ago, we had a client call us and they were frantic. They deleted a user from their system and that user owned all of the content so the content was deleted as well. The content was was gone. Months of work to populate the site… all gone in a heartbeat. Our engagement was just to build out their theme, not manage the actual hosting and implementation. As a result, we only had

True Story: Drop Database? Click… Doh!

The following is a true story, dated today at approximately 11:00 AM while on my way out to lunch. This is NOT a paid post, but I have added a HUGE link to the company in appreciation of them saving my butt! Development 101 says that when you mess with your code or your data, you always first do a backup. No exceptions. The 15 minutes it may take to do that backup could save