Brutalist Web Design?

Brutalism in architecture

I know.  Less is more, right? But then there is this thing called Brutalist Web Design.  As with the Brutalism movement in architecture, a stark and sparse utility is of paramount importance.  Or perhaps unimportance? The following WPMU Dev article arrived in my newsletter feed this morning

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A Challenging Conversion Project – Drupal to WordPress

Drupal to WordPress conversion

While it hasn’t launched yet, I am on the home stretch of a project with numerous technical challenges and a combination of requirements making it a significant endeavor.   To what do I speak?  Converting an outdated Drupal to WordPress website — maintaining not only all content in three

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Postman SMTP Replaced by Post SMTP


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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What Exactly is W3C WCAG 2-AA Compliance?

W3C WCAG 2-AA Compliance
Overview to W3C WCAG 2-AA Compliance The W3C, also known as the World Wide Web Consortium, has created Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and amongst the entire scope, the most popular goal should be W3C WCAG 2-AA Compliance.  These standards are go-to for organizations including the Department of[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/w3c-wcag-2-aa-compliance/" align="left"]

WordPress Maintenance: Is it a necessity?

website maintenance
WordPress maintenance is not an option Do you think it's wise to never update your personal computer or even your mobile device operating systems and applications?  Likely you would never intentionally skip those updates and taking care to safeguard your devices for anti-virus and making appropriate backups[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/wordpress-maintenance-is-it-a-necessity/" align="left"]

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 a[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/check-wordpress-plugins-si-captcha/" align="left"]

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 wrote[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/the-accessibility-imperative/" align="left"]

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 use[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/the-www-cunundrom/" align="left"]

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 in[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="https://creativebyclark.com/bluehost-offering-free-wordpress-ssl/" align="left"]

What is WordPress – An Overview Primer

Licensed and official WordPress Logo

About WordPress WordPress is not just for blogs.  While the original intent was the creation of a blogging platform utilized at wordpress.com, the core platform software available through wordpress.org has grown into the most popular CMS (content management system) available cornering over half of the market share of all

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