Websites for Humans

WordPress in Plain English: Categories vs Tags

Categories allow you to group your posts and organize them along your website. Depending on the theme and widgets you have enabled on your website, the name of the category can be displayed before or after a post or publish a post in a specific area on a page. They give some sort of ID…

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WordPress in Plain English: Custom Fields

Custom Fields lets you add additional information on to your website that can be used by Posts, Pages or Custom Post Types. One of the ways WordPress stores information is with meta data (data about data!). By default WordPress provides us fields like Title, Categories, Tags, Featured Image, Excerpt and more. Once we enable Custom…

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WordPress in Plain English: Custom Post Types

WordPress provides different types of content to publish, one of them is known as a post.Lets think of a traditional blog for a second, those that show a list of articles vertically and are ordered by date.  These articles are posts in the WordPress world. There are five post types already setupin your WordPress installation:…

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WordPress in Plain English: Child Themes

WordPress works with themes.  A theme is the one that defines the look, feel and structure of your website, it includes templates of the different type of pages your website can use, the styles of the fonts and colors in which the content will be presented.  It also includes the functionality to it. A Child…

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Crafting Websites: Get Inspiration from offline sources in addition to online sources

Another great way of getting inspired is to look outside the online world. Design inspiration can come from just about anywhere, think of typography, photography, color palettes, composition, scale and functionality. When you're looking for inspiration, you need to see things in a different way and from a different perspective. Look for close-ups, organic and…

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Websites for Humans: Why do I need a Website?

Think of this, how many times have you walked by a store you loved or met someone that works in an amazing field, walked back home, and looked for their websites–or even better– looked for them online at that exact moment, only to realize that a website for their business does not exist?

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