Utilizing WordPress as your content management system is pretty much the norm nowadays. Many of these sites are beautiful but lack any strategy for capturing inbound marketing leads. Companies publish whitepapers, case studies, and use cases in great detail without ever capturing the contact information of the folks who download them. Developing a web site with downloads that can be attained through registration forms is a good inbound marketing strategy. By capturing contact information or
We’ve rebuilt the hierarchy of sites for several of our WordPress clients, and one of the things we attempt to do is organize the information efficiently. To do this, we often want to create a master page and include a menu that automatically lists all of the pages below it. A list of child pages, or subpages. Unfortunately, there’s no inherent function or feature to do this within WordPress, so we developed a WordPress List
DK New Media has had this WordPress plugin on the back-burner for some time. The demand for a simple, quality image rotator plugin was high not only for our clients, but also the WordPress community. The plugins I had found that promised to do what we needed were either broken or did not work at all. So we made our own. The first version was ugly, and consequently never added to the WordPress Plugin Repository.
The last 48 hours haven’t been fun. Technology is a fantastic thing, but it’s never perfect. When if fails, I’m not sure there’s really that much preparation you can have… but you do have to react. You may have noticed that our site was getting gruelingly slow the last couple weeks. It was strange given the fact that we have it on a great hosting package combined with a database server and content delivery network.
This is a special one! Stephen is a good friend of my son, Bill’s. Stephen is a great guy – very intelligent, very curious, and incredibly patient. I know when he pings me for a question he’s probably already been up a sleepless night so I really enjoy helping him out. Stephen’s blog should get very interesting over the next year as he travels to Germany. Germany is actually known for its lack of bloggers.