What Makes Great Websites Great

What Makes a Great Website Great

Many business owners have long wondered whether a website is really worth their investment, and if so, what their return on investment will be. This is completely understandable because launching a new website or redesigning one can be an arduous task and very expensive. After all, if you’re going to spend thousands of dollars, shouldn’t there be a reasonable expectation that you will generate it back? The honest answer is it depends. Generating a return on investment when it comes to website design and development is based on many factors, but the truth is that if you have a great […]

Top 5 WordPress beginner tips

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So you are new to WordPress? WordPress is a very flexible and powerful system, and it can be very overwhelming for beginners. Where to start? Well, there are many great WordPress video and tutorial websites, for example: wp101.com and wpbeginner.com. We’ve also compiled this list of top WordPress beginner resources. The WordPress community is very open and people love to help. Make sure you join a local Meetup and attend your local WordCamp. There are also many wonderful Facebook, and Google+ community pages. After many years of working with and supporting WordPress we’ve come up with the following 5 top […]

It’s WordCamp Atlanta 2014!

2014 WordCamp Atlanta

We are very excited to sponsor WordCamp Atlanta for the 3rd year in a row! WordCamp is a great event and attracts WordPress enthusiasts with very diverse backgrounds. This year we’ll have over 450 attendees over 2 days at the amazing Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta. Attendees will be from all over the US and the world. It will be 2 days of networking, learning and sharing. If you are lucky you can still get a ticket here: WordCamp Tickets or follow the Twitter hashtag #WCATL. Our owner, Carel, is one of this year’s organizers and speakers. He will […]

How to order a ClickHOST hosting account

It may seem obvious to geeks, but the typical business owner may need to see for themselves exactly how you sign up for your web hosting account at ClickHOST. Yes it’s easy, but Stefan makes it even easier by showing you exactly what screens to click on throughout the process. In this step-by-step video Stefan will show you exactly how to order a hosting account from ClickHOST. The video includes information on ordering a domain name and and updating your domain settings. Take it away Stefan…     Hello Everyone! Stefan with ClickHOST here. And today I’m going to be […]

Atlanta Braves and WordPress – what a combination!

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The Atlanta Braves recently announced that they will be moving from Turner Stadium in downtown Atlanta to Cobb County just north of Atlanta. This is a very big deal for Cobb County residents! If you are a Cobb resident and you haven’t emailed your support to your commissioner yet, then you should do it today. You can do it here: cobbhomeofthebraves.com So, you may ask, what does WordPress have to do with the Atlanta Braves? Well, last Monday (11/18), around 6:30pm John Loud of Loud Security called me and said that they will be mentioning the website, cobbhomeofthebraves.com on the […]

Use BackupBuddy to Move Your WordPress Site

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Moving (Migrating) an Entire Site to Another Directory or Server BackupBuddy makes moving an entire WordPress site to another server easy. We are going to move this demo site from one web host account (server) to our ClickHOST hosting account (server). Let’s work through the steps together. First, we prepare our mise en place the same way a professional chef organizes and arranges all the ingredients required for the menu they will prepare during dinner service. You need the login details for your ClickHOST server account to upload files.  It doesn’t matter whether you gain access via the cPanel login or by using an FTP […]