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Website Review – Secure-tech.co.uk – Part 6 – Minimum Necessary Graphics for a Professional Appearing Site

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The next thing I want to talk about is the minimum necessary graphics for a professional looking site. When I do this kind of site review I point out any graphic mistakes that were made on the site but, in my opinion, there are no material graphic errors on this site. And I’m basing that

How to Make your Website Look Good

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In this session we talk about how to make your website look good by looking for design inspirations that you can to emulate. We also show some design inspirations and layouts that we are looking at for our own home page redesign. Member:  I asked a question about  making a theme look good. I know

Portfolio Website With Horizontally Scrolling Content – Part 5 – Discussing the Layout of Posts and Pages

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In this session, we discuss how to make the page content scroll to the left. In order to do that we give the content area a fixed height and eliminate its fixed width and remove margins. We also discuss how posts and pages will layout depending on how the pages are set up. Some could

Portfolio Website With Horizontally Scrolling Content – Part 4 – Configure the Footer Background

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In this session, we add the footer background image that will repeat horizontally using our BYOB Thesis Full Width Background Plugin. After the background image in the footer area, repeating horizontally, we set the #footer_area .page background color to transparent. Rick: Now what we’re going to do is exactly same thing with the footer except

Portfolio Website With Horizontally Scrolling Content – Part 3 – Configure the Header Background

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In this session, we add the header background image that will repeat horizontally using our BYOB Thesis Full Width Background Plugin. After the background image is in the header area, repeating horizontally, we set the #header_area .page background color to transparent. Rick: Okay so then plugins, we’ve got my Full Width Backgrounds plugin. Kim: I

Is It Possible to Design a Website that Works Well on Mobile Devices from the Beginning?

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In this session, we discuss how to create a WordPress website that works with Smart Phones and other mobile devices. The design used is called Responsive Design which allows websites to respond to the size of the device browser window being used. Rick: You want to explain your question to me again? Member: Yeah Rick,

How to Increase Conversions – A Member’s Case Study

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In this session, we discuss how to increase the sign-up conversions on a WordPress website. One of our members asked how to make her site’s value more apparent to the first-time visitor and get more signups. Rick: And we have one little part I’m really excited about which is to chat about Deborah’s site. We’re

Optimize a Site to Get Newsletter Signups

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One of our members asks how to optimize a site to get more signups. We discuss some website design recommendations for her website to get more newsletter signups. If your goal is to get more email signups then making sure that your signup/call-to-action is the most prominent element in your website is very important and

Doctoring Main Clinic Supply’s Website

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In October we hosted a series of live website makeover sessions for our members.  The purpose of these sessions is to help our members think about the design of their sites and to give them the opportunity to watch how a professional approaches the redesign of a website. Fran owns a medical supply store that

Everything’s Coming Up Roses in This Website Makeover

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In October we hosted a series of live website makeover sessions for our members.  The purpose of these sessions is to help our members think about the design of their Thesis websites and to give them the opportunity to watch how a professional approaches the redesign of a website. Jared has built a Thesis website

A DJ’s Website Makeover

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In October we hosted a series of live website makeover sessions for our members.  The purpose of these sessions is to help our members think about the design of their Thesis sites and to give them the opportunity to watch how a professional approaches the redesign of a website. Sean Denard is a Seattle-area DJ

One Hour website Makeover Main Clinic Supply Part 2 – Presenting the New Design

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This is Part 2 of One Hour Website Makeover for the Main Clinic Supply site and in this session we show the new design that Kim Carney, the artist working on this website makeover project created. We also discuss what plugins we used and further discuss the color and image balance. Rick: Well good evening

One Hour Website Makeover Main Clinic Supply

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In October of 2011 we hosted a series of live website makeovers for a few of our members. This is a two part seminar and in part 1 we discuss what the owner wants to accomplish with his ecommerce website and then in part 2 we show how to make the changes and re-style the website.

One Hour Website Makeover Mental Management University – Part 2 – Presenting the New Design

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This is part 2 of our One Hour Website Makeover for the Mental Management University Website and in this session we proudly present the new look for the website. The concept of the new design, from Kim Carney, the artist working on this website makeover project, is the idea of a university campus theme rather

One Hour Website Makeover Mental Management University

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In October of 2011 we hosted a series of live website makeovers for a few of our members. This is a two part seminar and in part 1 we discuss what the owner wants to accomplish with his sports coaching website and then in part 2 we show how to make the changes and re-style the website.

One Hour Website Makeover Your Organic Gardening Blog Part 2 – Presenting the New Design

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This is Part 2 of One Hour Website Makeover for the Your Organic Gardening Blog series site and in this session we show the new design that we have created for the site, adding a more personal touch. We also added affiliate advertising to generate some sort of income and an opt in form to

One Hour Website Makeover DJ Sean Denard Part 14 – Add and Style Footer Widgets

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This is Part 14 of the One Hour Website Makeover for DJ Sean Denard’s site and in this session we show how to setup the Footer widgets, then add some text and styling using the BYOB Thesis Footer Widgets plugin. Actually, I guess the last thing we have to do here is set up the

One Hour Website Makeover DJ Sean Denard Part 13 – Add and Style the Footer Menu

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This is Part 13 of the One Hour Website Makeover for DJ Sean Denard’s site and in this session we show how to add and style the Footer Menu using Thesis Design Options and the BYOB Thesis WP Menus plugin. So in order to add this button to the menu, we go back to our

One Hour Website Makeover DJ Sean Denard Part 12 – Style the Content Widgets

This is Part 12 of the One Hour Website Makeover for DJ Sean Denard’s site and in this session we show how to style the content widgets using the BYOB Thesis Shortcode Content Widgets Plugin. Refresh it. Okay so now the next thing we have to do then is to add that styling. So we