Recent Posts by Isaac Simon

Server Cache vs. Local Cache

If you think of your server as a kitchen that cooks up website pages according to the recipes you create in the WordPress admin area, the server cache is the hot window where premade pages are stored for future use.  That way, when someone says, "gimme the projects page" the server has a projects page…
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ADA Compliance

Here is a response I drew up for a client who was concerned about ADA Compliance for their website. I'm sharing it here in case it's of use to anyone else. Thanks for your e-mail.  We're delighted to help your site be ADA compliant.  In answer to your question, I would say about 5% of our…
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Sync A Shared OneDrive Folder to an External Drive on Windows 10

In this guide, I'll show you how to sync a shared folder from OneDrive to an external drive attached to your local Windows 10 machine. The first thing you'll need to do is connect your external drive to your computer and format the drive to NTFS by right-clicking on the drive in the file explorer…
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Our Team Member’s San Antonio Real Estate Business

Our team member Gabrielle Zachary has started a real estate agent business in San Antonio with his lovely wife. If you're looking to buy or sell a house in the San Antonio area, give them a shot!Here's their website:
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Log-in Security Options for s2Member

Brute Force IP/Login Restrictions If your website uses s2Member for membership functionality then you have additional options for adjusting log-in security. To reach these extra security settings you'll click "Restriction Options" under the s2Member menu item in the admin panel. Once you're here click on the "Brute Force IP/Login Restrictions" accordion and you'll be able…
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iThemes Security Lockouts and How to Prevent Your Users From Getting Blocked

iThemes Security is an extremely effective security plugin for WordPress, but sometimes it can block the users you want accessing your site from logging in. In this post I'll show you how to make take steps towards preventing this frustrating scenario from happening. Local Brute Force Settings One of the main methods hackers use to…
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What About Your Brand?

Here is what we ask when we conduct the brand discovery exercise that inspires our from-scratch design work:1) Elevator Pitch - just a broad overview so we can get to know you.2) Who is your target audience? What do we know about them? What do they know about you? What problem are they trying to…
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Joomla Development

Sadly, we can only be experts in so many things, and Joomla is not one. However, a kindred organization that does offer Joomla development is Revolution Studios up near Temple. Check them out here.
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Austin Web & Design earns spot in top 5 on Clutch!

Austin Web & Design was highlighted as a top 5 web designer yesterday in Clutch’s Austin, Texas Web Design press release yesterday. We were recognized for our strong market presence, our diversified clientele, and our positive feedback and reviews from our clients. Clutch, a ratings and reviews platform based in Washington DC, provides research on…
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SEO in 3 easy steps

AKA: How we Got to be # 1! SEO really takes some effort, but it can be done. There's no real secret to it - just consistent, diligent activity. [spacer] Step 1: Determine your target terms. These are the keyword groups you most want to come up in search for. For us, it's "Austin web…
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