Donation plugins. What, exactly, do you need?

Donation plugins. What, exactly, do you need?

A new nonprofit foundation wanted to collect donations through their recently-launched website. Before discussing the options available to them from a site design perspective, they had gone to their bank, where they were advised to open a merchant account. The bank...
How do I know which word to use?

How do I know which word to use?

Someone asked me recently “Is it ecommerce or e-commerce?” What a timely question! There can be more than one way to spell a word. Yes, I said it. Before you reel in horror, let me tell you I’m also a word nerd. Picky at best. Pedantic at worst. But...
Why do I need a sitemap on my website?

Why do I need a sitemap on my website?

  What is a sitemap? It’s a blueprint of your website that helps search engines understand how your site is structured, and how to find all the pages on it. Why do I need one on my website? A well-organized sitemap can improve the search engine optimization...
How do I disable comments on a WordPress blog?

How do I disable comments on a WordPress blog?

WordPress has a great system that lets your readers comment on your blog posts, offering their opinions and suggestions, and in many cases creating discussion. But this can sometimes get out of hand and potentially create a headache for you. Why disable comments?...