Amber Weinberg

Amber wrote

How Do I Make My Website ADA Compliant?

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ADA compliance refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act that states that all tech and internet sites need to be made available to people with disabilities. There are different levels of ADA compliance, depending on how many of the guidelines you follow. Studio Simpatico does not guarantee ADA compliance on our sites (we recommend you… Read more »

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Amber Weinberg

Amber wrote

Guide: WordPress Admin Walkthrough

Note: there are a lot of really large images in this post, so please be patient with loading times! Welcome To Your New Website! That was a lot of work, wasn’t it? New websites come with strategy, content, design, development, and SEO to name a few. But once the project is “finished” (and let’s face… Read more »

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Amber Weinberg

Amber wrote

Should I use WordPress or Squarespace?

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The “choose two” design rule applies to SquareSpace and WordPress websites as well. Our clients often wonder about the differences between SquareSpace and WordPress. In the end, either service will give you a website, but they vastly differ in the means to get there – as well as in cost and features. So let’s take… Read more »

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Amber Weinberg

Amber wrote

How to avoid spam submissions on WordPress contact forms?

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It’s common knowledge that having a form on your website is an open invitation for spam submissions. Unfortunately, there’s no one tried-and-true way to block bots from your form, but rather, several different anti-spam measures out there, each with their own pros and cons. We have to be careful to walk the line between our… Read more »

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Tamara Olson

Tamara wrote

How does WP Engine’s legacy staging environment work?

We couldn’t be more excited to share another post to rave about another one of WP Engine’s beloved features. (In case you missed it: Why we recommend WPengine) This time, we’re here to talk about how the Legacy Staging feature and functionality work. First things first: Every hosted, functional version of WordPress consists of both… Read more »

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Tamara Olson

Tamara wrote

How do you build custom WordPress websites?

We build and maintain sites for our clients using WordPress, and specialize in building custom themes. We use our rich background in user experience to ensure that the WordPress back-end (where you login to update your content) is as user-friendly as the front-end (what your users see).

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Josh Vickery

Josh wrote

How do I install WordPress inside a subdirectory?

This week, we are pleased to feature a guest blog post from Josh Vickery, VP of Engineering for SquareFoot. We recently completed a WordPress build for SquareFoot. Josh was able to create a workaround allowing us to install their blog inside their root directory, squarefoot.com – and was kind enough to share with us the… Read more »

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