Recently, Pixelita Designs undertook to investigate several popular membership plugins for WordPress. Most of them tend to be geared toward selling “subscriptions” to protected content or digital media downloads (ebooks, etc.). Only two, CSS Jockey Front-End Membership and Member Mouse, seemed more “member-centric” and focused more on the member, with custom member profile pages and […]
We were asked to create a new WordPress site for financial advisor Jerry Pettit to showcase his new company. Jerry had see our showcase article about 10 Well-Designed Financial Planning Web Sites, and based on what he saw there, decided to hire us to create his new online presence. Now, this is one client who […]
We’ve just significantly revamped and updated our whitepaper, CMS Shootout: WordPress Versus CMS Made Simple. Download it below. [download file=”http://pixelita.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/whitepaper_cms_showdown_republished_20140610.pdf” title=”CMS Showdown: WordPress Versus CMS Made Simple”] Joni Joni Mueller has been designing web sites for hire since 2003, when she first blew up her web host’s server by insisting on running Greymatter. Since then, […]
I recently put together a proposal for a prospective client, a financial advisor, who is in need of a web site. To demonstrate that such a web site could be built on WordPress, I trawled the Internet for just such examples. There were quite a few, most very well done. But there were some groaners […]
Homeowners associations (HOAs) and civic clubs serve a narrow but important purpose. They inform their residents of rules and regulations of their community, but also act as more than that. They can be sounding boards for community issues, and a social gathering place, a virtual “back fence” as it were. We are showcasing ten beautiful HOA or civic club sites running on WordPress. Enjoy.
A few months ago, I wrote about our experience in porting a site from CMS Made Simple to WordPress and the difficulty in finding similar plugins to replace the CMSMS modules the site was using. Turns out that the popular WordPress plugin Next Generation Gallery conflicted with the one plugin we found that worked well […]