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
We hear it almost daily from our clients and prospects –– some people hate Squarespace, Weebly and Wix, while we continue to shout out our love for WordPress. But why is there such polarization? After all, they’re all Content Management Systems with similar platforms. They’re all widely known. They’re all easy to use. But why … Continue reading Why We Love WordPress & We Throw Shade @ Squarespace / Weebly / Wix
So, you’ve decided you need to hire a firm for some web development and design, but where do you start? In an effort to make this a successful process for you, we’ve gathered some important questions to ask and thoughts to ponder when figuring out who you want to hire. Bonus: We even whipped up … Continue reading Things To Think About Before Hiring A Web Development & Design Firm