What you’re not getting when the price is “Free”

You’ve probably seen the ads out there that extol the virtues of a well known “Free” website builder and how “Easy” it is to make a website. You may have asked yourself (or your customers may have asked) “Why pay for a website when I can get one for free?”


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Custom Images versus Stock Images for Websites

We all know the challenge of sourcing image assets for your website. Many companies resort to using royalty-free stock images, and while that’s not necessarily a bad option, it’s important to know where, when and how to use those images in a way that won’t discredit the business’s brand trust.


What are Custom Post Types & Taxonomies?

WordPress is a powerful content management system responsible for a large chunk of websites existing today. Part of the reason for this success is the implementation of custom post types (CPT).


Web Terms Glossary

In an industry that moves as fast as ours does there are few things that are constants. I have found however that as industry we enjoy jargon, acronyms and of course companies with silly names (I'm looking at you Google). For those who aren't as versed in the world of web development this can come across as a confusing mess of jargon, acronyms, and well, silly names. In order to help make sense of this mess we have put together this Web Terms glossary that we hope you'll find useful when navigating your Web projects.


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Headless WordPress is a method of creating a web application using WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS) and a Javascript framework such as React or Vue to create a front end application using the data stored in the WordPress CMS.


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8 Steps To Start An Online Store In Canada (+$7,500 BC Government Grant)

If you’re interested in getting started on an online store and want to build yourself up in the world of e-commerce starting from scratch may feel daunting.


Top 5 Web Design Trends 2021

Art and design are cyclical, and the speed at which styles come and go is even more impressive when it comes to the online environment. Based on some research and observations we came up with a shortlist of some of the trends that represent an interesting moment of Web Design.


The Power of Immersive Digital Storytelling

Recent developments in technology have provided tools that make us feel more connected. However, if we look at this phenomenon through a sociological lens, the essence of good communication has not changed very much.


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Two Developer Tips for Your First Migration

In this article we’ll go over a couple things to keep in mind so you can keep your first Wordpress site migration as smooth as possible.


Showdown: Wix vs Shopify

How does Wix shape up against the industry standard Shopify e-commerce platform?


Showdown: Wix vs WordPress

You’ve probably heard good things about the website builder Wix. So have we, but we’ve also built countless sites for people whose Wix sites weren't able to meet their needs. Let’s have a look at Wix and compare their offering to our Theme & Custom Website products built in WordPress.


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Protecting Your Project Budget from Scope Creep

Scope creep is a risk, which can cause some undesirable outcomes such as going over budget, missed deadlines, team burnout, and stakeholder dissatisfaction – to name a few.