[and] What does a great web developer do? An SHD full-stack developer spotlight story and Q&A. Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate enough to bear witness to the culmination of the Smack Happy Design (SHD) dream team that I am always honored to play my teensy role in. With our “unique team-first attitude” … Continue reading What makes a great web developer?
If your WordPress Post Editor looks different, you probably just need to install the Classic Editor plugin for WP. The fairly recent WordPress 5.0+ () update lead quite a few of its users to proclaim, “HELP! Why does my post editor look different?” WordPress has a very user-friendly look and feel. We love designing in … Continue reading Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why
Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once. We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have a well-designed website for EVERY business in 2019. This is the face of your business. Your website is the first … Continue reading Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019
If you’re looking for the quick and cheap WordPress Hosting Service—this post isn’t for you. However, if you’re looking for a full-scale hosting solution that helps you sleep at night while your website stays online, secure, and reliable, you’ve come to the right place. Many of our clients need to stick to a budget when … Continue reading What’s the Best WordPress Hosting Service? It Depends.
WordCamp conferences are always wonderful learning hubs for all types of WordPress users. These conferences are held worldwide and are purely community-organized. Anyone from new website owners to the most seasoned core developers engages in sharing at least one facet of their WordPress experience, which in turn benefits everyone! Our very own Corina Pfeffer, Website … Continue reading 4 Insights from WordCamp Boston 2018
Here’s Why You Need a Staging Website So, what is a staging website? A staging website essentially sets the stage for a new website that is being developed from an already existing website. It is a duplicate of the already existing website that is not meant to be accessed by the public. Any desired changes … Continue reading What is a Staging Website and Why Do I Need One?
So, GoDaddy is a very popular web hosting option. The GoDaddy website builder, especially their latest option, the GoCentral Website Builder, looks like a lucrative option, but is it really? At Smack Happy, we think that you should be using WordPress to build your website. Pair WordPress with WP Engine hosting and your website will … Continue reading Skip the GoDaddy Website Builder and Use WordPress
In this post, Nicole shares her tips on how to hire and manage a remote WordPress team by discussing the challenges the company has faced, how we overcame those challenges and some of the tools the team uses to make life easier. “You’ll see that it isn’t so hard and can be quite rewarding to … Continue reading How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]
Here’s Why Using a Professional Web Designer Saves You Time & Money I once worked with a guy who would come in on Monday after a rough weekend and, no matter how bad he felt, sit down at his desk and cheerfully proclaim “it’s always better to look good than to feel good.” He was … Continue reading Your Website is Not a ‘Build it and Forget it’ Proposition
Your website is a living, breathing thing, so-to-speak. It’s never truly done and needs to be looked after, just like a garden. If you stop watering your plants, they start to look sad and wilt. The same is true for your website; it needs to be updated, technically, visually and with content, as well as … Continue reading WordPress Maintenance: the Key to a Successful Website