If you’re using CloudFlare, you may find that it initially works fine and significantly speeds up your website page load times. Then, after a period of weeks or months, you may start to notice a lot of Error 522 errors stating that the connection timed out — similar to the message displayed below. The image… Continue reading CloudFlare Error 522 Connection Timed Out
In Episode #40, I talk about hybrid monetization for podcasts and YouTube videos. This lets your regular subscribers and followers enjoy content without advertising. After a few days, monetization can be turned on, for subsequent views. Also, if you’re promoting your content, it allows people to have immediate uninterrupted access to what you’re sharing. That… Continue reading Hybrid Monetization: Ad-Free for Subscriber Early Access Content (Podcast #40)
In Episode #15, I talk about four basic considerations of launching a website including selecting a website address, choosing a website design platform, selecting a hosting company, and cost. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn… Continue reading Planning Guide for Creating a Simple Website (Podcast E15)
In Episode #6, I talk about how you can respond to emails and other requests by using video, articles, and podcasting on your own personal website. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn more at ResourcesForLife.com/podcast
The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor around and you’ll notice the different blocks light up with outlines and arrows. Press the… Continue reading Welcome to the Gutenberg Editor
Introduction On February 8, I had someone ask me about SSL site security, so I did a bit of research over the past few days on this topic. We all know that SSL website encryption is absolutely necessary for anyone wanting to have online commerce, or sites that collect any kind of sensitive information. It’s used for… Continue reading WEB DESIGN – Adventures in SSL Encryption Certificates and Site Security
In the early years of the Internet, it was common for a website to have the year of launch as the copyright year. The older the date, the more impressed site visitors would be with how old and presumably well-established and reputable the site was. It was similar to businesses having pride in their date… Continue reading Website Footer Copyright Notice Disclaimer Statements – What Year to Use
In addition to your personal Facebook page, you can create pages for entities (businesses, organizations, bands, celebrities, or causes). When deciding on a Facebook page name for your business, organization, cause, or other entity, it’s important to consider what people will type when they are searching for your page. Some people will know your name… Continue reading Facebook Pages – Deciding on a Page Name for Your Business, Organization, or Cause
WordPress.com doesn’t provide email hosting but you can sign up for Google Apps and use their email service (Gmail) or you can use your existing email service. The document below offers instructions on how to setup custom email addresses @ your website domain for more a more professional email address. Setting up Email To set up your… Continue reading WordPress.com – Adding a Personalized Email @ Your Website Domain Address
The animated image to the right was created using Adobe FireWorks. This page offers a quick summary of the steps involved to create an animated gif image. Open FireWorks Create a new canvas/image and designate the size Instead of Layers, use the State tab and consider each state a frame of your animation. Right click… Continue reading Using Adobe FireWorks to Create an Animated GIF Image
SuperShrinkMe.com is a new website focused on a 120-Day Wellness Challenge. The site was launched by IowaCityWebsiteDevelopers.com and Greg Johnson of IowaCityWebDesignArtist.com.
If you’re interested in learning about branding, website design, and a successful business launch, one of the stops along your journey should be PetSafe.net. The site is clean, upbeat, easy to understand, and makes it simple to find and order products for keeping your pet(s) safe and happy.