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My son William

On the Fourth of July, our son William had a belly ache — turned out to be a mass in his abdomen. Two days later, the tumor was removed. The good news was that its cancer was contained, from all appearances and testing. The bad news was that he needed to begin a 43 week […]

responsive menus

Much has been made of in recent years of responsive design, as I noted in a past post. In order for sites to function well and be easily navigated by the ever-increasing number (growing daily!) of mobile and tablet internet users, responsive design has sought to address many of the issues encountered by those users […]

predatory domain name renewal solicitations

A number of you have reported receiving official-looking “Final Notices” email from some entity with a fax number listed as a California or New York state area code. It is filled with phrases such as: this is your final notice of domain listing (mix of terms meant to confuse) time to register and save (though […]

What Is Responsive Design?

There are comprehensive posts and wiki articles explaining the topic of “responsive design”, so I’ll simply sum it up by saying: Responsive design makes sure your website is viewable / readable on whatever device or screen size the site visitor is using. I have found that most WordPress themes these days come responsive “out of […]

WordPress 4.0 Thoughts

Slick. That’s a fitting single word descriptor for 4 point Oh. Some of the highlights: a scrollable grid of images and document thumbnails in the Media section editing area that fits your viewable screen area and scrolls with you easier visual / search / installation features in the plugin directory lots of performance enhancements and […]