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WordPress Problems?

by Amélie Walker-Yung

Castle Builder Design is a WordPress expert! While we love designing new WordPress sites and custom themes, we also work with clients with existing WordPress websites that are giving them grief. Our services range from style tweaks and page templates to resolving plugin conflicts and security issues. Some of these clients have included: Sara Eckel, It’s Not You1913… Continue reading WordPress Problems?

WordPress Tip: Custom Fields

by Amélie Walker-Yung

Custom Fields in Wordpress can be really useful. The default editing interface for them? Not so much…

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How to Know You’re Ready for a Redesign

by Amélie Walker-Yung

A website redesign is a no-brainer when your company rebrands or your service or products change, but there are other times when an investment in redesigning is due.

WordPress Tip: Cropping Thumbnails

by Amélie Walker-Yung

When I find a good plugin that solves a specific problem, I’m happy to share! One of my current favorite Wordpress add-ons is Post Thumbnail Editor.

Quick Tip: CSS Inliner Tool

by Amélie Walker-Yung

MailChimp makes its Automatic CSS Inliner Tool available to everyone, not just its customers. (Though, hey, check out MailChimp if you are looking for an email marketing provider!) So you have a pretty webpage, and you’d like to send it out as an html email. Not so fast… Coding an email is not the same as coding a… Continue reading Quick Tip: CSS Inliner Tool

Get Mobile for Google!

by Amélie Walker-Yung

While there is no way to know exactly what Google has up its sleeves, we know the next algorithm change will have a mobile focus.

Upgrading Drupal 6 to 7

by Amélie Walker-Yung

Migrating a Drupal site? We’ve been there. Very careful planning, backups and following upgrade directions exactly is key. More tips inside!

Web Design Practices to Avoid

by Lisa Giacone

There is plenty of information available on what practices impede good user experience and plenty of disagreement on the subject, too! Here is a roundup of some practices and features which are being contested.

6 Important Things to Get From Your Designer

by Lisa Giacone

It is professional to use consistent graphic elements in all of your marketing materials. Get what you need from your designer to avoid costly re-creations in the future!

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