What are Some Questions to Ask a Client Before Building Their Website?

Before creating an estimate or project proposal, it is extremely important to know the business objectives of client. Website’s are a dime a dozen, but a lead generating website is a rare jewel. These websites are more strategic and help your client generate new business. Below is a list of common questions I ask in… Read more »

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As a Web Developer, What Should I Know about SEO?

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to start developing a website. It could be a way to expand or establish your small business, or a way to organize a portfolio for your art. It could even serve as a personal website that helps job recruiters find you and learn more about… Read more »

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What are the Open Sans CSS Font Weights?

I often want to use different font weights for Open Sans and so am adding them here for quick reference later. Open Sans light font-weight: 300; regular font-weight: 400; semi-bold font-weight: 600; bold font-weight: 700; extra-bold font-weight: 800;

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How to Setup a Virtual Host Using Wamp

Create your project directory c:/wamp/www/project-name Open Wamp & Click Add a Virtual Host Fill out both of the inputs outlined in read enter the name of your site. I use projectname.test Enter the path to the directory you just created in step 1 Clear Hosts DNS Cache Open command line and enter ipconfig /flushdns Restart… Read more »

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How to Export & Import mysql Database from Command Line

I was recently working on creating a local instance of a WordPress site and was using Wamp. When I was importing the database it was throwing an error (mysql error 2006 mysql server has gone away) because the packet size was too large. I used the command line to import the database and increase the… Read more »

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How to track Google Ads Conversions with a JavaScript Application?

I recently ran into an issue tracking Google Ads conversions with imported Google Analytics Goals. I was using a destination goal for a thank you page. This was setup properly but the website was using JavaScript to change the url destination and so did not refresh the page. This prevented the goal from running even… Read more »

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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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