Restrict Certain File Mime Types in WordPress

I recently heard from a client saying their blog was loading very slowly. The issue was caused from a high resolution image in .tiff format which is generally used for print. In order to block these file types add the following plugin to your mu-plugins folder. Source

save as restrict-upload-types.php and upload to your… Read more »

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How to Replace First Name with Default Text If It Doesn’t Exist in HubSpot Emails

I recently was trying to send an email to a list containing different contacts but some did not have the First Name field filled in and was blank. So I did some google searches for a solution and came across these two posts: HubSpot forum topic and HubSpot forum topic 2. I tried the code shared… Read more »

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How To Center a div Horizontally in Bootstrap 4

It is very common in web design layouts to horizontally center a column in a row or container. But how do you do that using Bootstrap classes? Below are some different ways you can achieve this effect. Option 1 – Bootstrap Offset You can use Bootstrap offset classes to horizontally shift columns left or right…. Read more »

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What is Jobs Theory and How Does it Apply to HubSpot?

Jobs theory also called Jobs to Be Done Theory was created by Strategyn to help businesses try and understand reasons why someone would buy their product service. “People do not want a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter inch hole.” “Sell the sizzle and not the steak.” Instead of focusing on your your product or… Read more »

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What does Bootstrap 4 data-toggle=”dropdown” do?

Have you ever noticed data-toggle=”dropdown” in Bootstrap 4 dropdown code sections and wondered what this does? Bootstrap includes a CSS stylesheet and JS full of functions to add click behaviors and interactivity. Instead of having you write custom javascript to initialize these functions, it searches the page for any elements that contain certain data attributes…. Read more »

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How do I design and build a website?

Building a website is one of the greatest experiences. It is a convergence of creativity, technology, and service. So congratulations on embarking on the journey. Below is a very high level look at the 3 major steps. If you have questions, please let me know. Creativity Before you start building you need a plan and… Read more »

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How to Remove the Border Around a HubSpot Email Template

HubSpot provides the ability to change common styling used in your email and landing page templates inside your account settings area. But what if you want to have an email template that looks different from your default templates? In this case, you need to override your default settings with your template specific settings. So you… Read more »

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How to Review a HubSpot Marketplace Template

Here are the steps to review a template in the HubSpot Marketplace Go to the HubSpot Marketplace Click on the Purchased tab Hover over the row of the template you would like to review and click the Actions button Click on Write a review Enter your review with a max of 300 characters and choose… Read more »

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Web Hosting Options and What I Recommend

It can be hard finding a good web hosting company. I have used some good ones and some really bad ones. Below are my recommendations based on the following criteria. Provide quality customer support Based in the USA. I want my server to be in the same country as my audience to improve the speed… Read more »

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Should I use my own CSS or Bootstrap?

Does your website or application have any of the following? Paragraphs, tables, buttons, lists, tabs, headings, responsive embeds, images, responsive breakpoints, etc. The main benefit of using Bootstrap is it saves you time writing common CSS styles most projects have. It is a toolkit you know is fully documented in case you need to add… Read more »

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