Yearly archive for 2017

Postman SMTP Replaced by Post SMTP

Postman

SMTP to the rescue for WordPress email non-delivery WordPress has a built-in mail script, but unfortunately, there is a high rate of delivery failure using wp_mail(), as many Internet Service Providers consider it insecure and block.  There is a presumption that the email being sent via WordPress

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WCAG 2-AA Accessibility Compliance Service Added

website accessibility service
Creative by Clark now offers WCAG 2-AA Accessibility Compliance Services for WordPress websites for new and existing clients. Please refer to our recent blog post on a landmark legal case that will likely trigger a cascade of similar lawsuits against public websites that do not meet complianceRead more

Check Your WordPress Plugins for SI Captcha

No Spam wanted
This morning I received a WPMU Blog Post reporting that the very popular plugin SI Captcha has been permanently removed from the WordPress(.org) Plugin Repository.  Why?  Ironically, because the new plugin owner & developer (since June 2017) embedded the plugin with spam code! If you are aRead more

What is a Chocolate Penguin

Chocolate Penguin
Chocolate Penguin Facts The concept of a Chocolate Penguin is not a total fantasy.  While a bit whimsical, as well as an integral component of  Creative by Clark branding, there is a factual story about chocolate-colored penguins. King Penguins as adults are black and white, but asRead more

The Accessibility Imperative : a legal mandate now exists

website accessibility imperative icon
web·site  ac·ces·si·bil·i·ty Definition:  "the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to websites, by people with disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality." Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibility Hence... the accessibility imperative. A few months ago, I wroteRead more

Out with the old: my new website.

Creative by Clark new home
Creative by Clark is pleased to launch our new WordPress website. As our business focus continues to shift more and more to exclusive WordPress Design, Implementation and Development, this site is quite different from our previous Dreamweaver XHTML design.  And it is admittedly quite tardy in itsRead more

The WWW Cunundrom

www yes or no
The recent move to migrating websites to SSL based on the Google mandate has made the usage of www as a yes or no an issue requiring action. In a recent article, iThemes discussed this topic in detail and provide a terrific tutorial that I will certainly useRead more

Bluehost Offering Free WordPress SSL

Comodo SSL
Bluehost is among several hosts now offering free WordPress SSL certificates without the requirement for dedicated IP addresses. Frankly, this news came as a surprise today, as I was planning to add a Comodo Positive SSL certificate in a cart so that the client could log inRead more