Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) compliance tells us that websites must be accessible for anyone, regardless of disability. Title III of the ADA indicates that any website with services that are available to the general public must be inclusive towards all people, including people with disabilities. If we choose to ignore this act, we could … Continue reading Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why

Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why

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

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

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

What’s the Best WordPress Hosting Service? It Depends.

What’s the Best WordPress Hosting Service? It Depends.

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.

4 Insights from WordCamp Boston 2018

4 Insights from WordCamp Boston 2018

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

The Difference Between a Sitemap, Prototype, and Mockup & Why They Are Important

The Difference Between a Sitemap, Prototype, and Mockup & Why They Are Important

Sitemaps, prototypes, and mockups are all distinct and equally important steps of the website design process. Each must be reviewed and approved in order to deliver the best website possible for you. Each of these steps is time-efficient and effective in keeping you fully-aware of exactly how your website is and will end up being. … Continue reading The Difference Between a Sitemap, Prototype, and Mockup & Why They Are Important

What is a Staging Website and Why Do I Need One?

What is a Staging Website and Why Do I Need One?

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?

Skip the GoDaddy Website Builder and Use WordPress

Skip the GoDaddy Website Builder and Use WordPress

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

How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Budget

How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Budget

You have so many things on your plate — growing your business, taking care of current customers, finding new customers, and outdoing expectations. And figuring out your marketing budget is a huge part of the work you do. But it’s hard to make sure you have time to do everything you need to and do … Continue reading How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Budget

How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

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]