For those who have been using my monthly maintenance plan, something will be changing starting today. These changes will improve the service, as well as the communication around this offering. Starting today, instead of the previous schedule of web site update checking happening once a week, the checks will take place on a daily basis.Continue reading "Daily Web Site Update Checkups"
Now, through the end of 2017, I will be offering free WordPress cleanup services for web sites. This comes with zero strings attached, including zero offers to upgrade or purchase any of the services I currently offer. This is a love gift, giving back to the wonderful WordPress community and is available regardless of whether you are a current or past customer, or someone I just met through this offer. I will retain no site information beyond the assistance I provide, as is customary for my business, unless that information is permitted by the client and is kept as securely as I possibly can. It is not my intention to use this free service to acquire new customers.Continue reading "Free WordPress Cleanup for Your Web Site"
The training arm of Michael Mann Web Design is growing. In the past, I operated under two distinct sites: WPbyMe and OS4Me. One was for WordPress based training and the other for all things Open Source Software related.Continue reading "Training Arm of MannWD"
So you have located a suitable hosting company, setup WordPress and even installed some plugins. You have your site ready and wish to offer blog hosting to customers. But wait, do you have enough usable themes for your potential customers? There are literally thousands of themes available for WordPress, so we will look at a few way to decide upon a set of themes to offer your customers.
I have been designing web site for clients for over 10 years now and I have developed an outline of items to go through with each and every client. These are five items I believe essential to assist the client with their web site from start to finish and beyond.
Out of the box, WordPress does not enable images to be used for post categories. This can be enabled through the use of the Category Images II plugin.