Tag Archive: Wordpress

Fully Responsive Real Estate Site – Right or wrong, it’s done!

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Hi Guys: It’s been a while since we’ve had the time to blog.  Sorry for the absence, but now we’re back. One of the reasons we were gone for so long was because we needed to make some changes.  Some big changes, the biggest of which was the main tool we use to develop our…

“The Bad” The guys at WPMUDEV.org catch an evil plug-in

Being up to my eyeballs in work certainly has its advantages, but sometimes it’d be nice to be able to dig a little more into trends and new bits of code.  Thank goodness for the occasional email from a few organizations that try their best to keep me relatively close to the edge. I received one such email this…

Fonts for WordPress, Google Fonts, your own fonts, and why Microsoft is stupid

Hey y’all! Today, I’d like to talk about fonts… yep, fonts.  It’s this designer’s opinion that typefaces and the combinations you use are the single most important consideration when designing, well, pretty much everything.  The use of one font over another can sometimes say as much or more than what’s written with them, but until…

Another chance to make an impact – Are you missing it?

Another of my quick little posts, but this time on Gravatar, and what most already know, but may have not have realized fully. WordPress users are generally familiar with Gravatar.com, as the only way to get your Avatar associated with all your posts on any WordPress site.  Most of us ran off and created our…

Headway Themes finally addresses long standing issues

If you’re like us, or a DIY’er that uses headway on your site, you’ve probably notice that the last few versions have been plagued with some pretty annoying problems. Headers, navigation and footers vanishing on page saves… Some site loading double-long in Chrome… Backgrounds on running all the way to the bottom of the page…

WordPress Next-Previous Links Vastly Improved

One of the most important parts of site design is developing or maintaining a good interface.  Your visitors should be able to easily figure out how to get from one place to another or find what they’re looking for, and WordPress has done a great job providing a consistent experience.  But even with the best…

How much of your website do you actually own?

real estate website design with IDX

Seven questions you NEED to ask your provider, before you get your new real estate web site design: In comments to one of my recent posts, the discussion took off in the direction of control and ownership of design and web materials, so I thought I’d address the issue of ownership as well as a few other…

WordPress real estate sites, interface – a case study

Olsen Ziegler Realty new site by hamedia group

Frank and Sharon Alters asked on a recent blog of mine if there’d be a before and after on the Chris Olsen real estate site design project, so here it is.  Instead of just bragging, although we are very happy with this site, I would like to use this as an illustration of building a site interface…

It’s not about the gadgets in your WP site-emulate what matters

Real Estate Website Design Wordpress MU

We’ve been getting slammed with calls from Phoenix area over the last month.  The reason, apparently, is our tiny logo at the bottom of Jay Thompson’s site that identifies us as niftifiers of his site, or somethign to that effect.  Jay just rebuilt his WordPress real estate site recently, and we contributed a header and a…