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Migrate Comments from Disqus Back to WordPress

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve been fed up with Disqus and the asinine ads ruining your beautiful website. Maybe you’ve been putting off figuring out how to migrate all of the comments back to WordPress, thinking it’s going to be a nearly-impossible task. I’ve got great news for you! It’s actually quite simple. Disqus tried to make it very … Read More

Helpful .htaccess Redirect Code That Actually Works

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I’ve been doing this around 12 years now, and I still get so frustrated that the code I find online for .htaccess redirects never seems to work. I don’t know if everyone is just using old methods, or if maybe they only apply to certain hosting environments, or what the problem is. So for my own reference, I have saved … Read More

Ongoing Elementor Vulnerability and Hack – Solution

Two of my client’s sites have recently been hit with the exact same website hack that I believe exploits a vulnerability found in versions 3.6.0 through 3.6.2. While the vulnerability has been fully described as a “remote code execution vulnerability,” I have not seen anyone describe any widespread attacks actually exploiting it. Until now! Well, friends, I am here to … Read More

Doesn’t Load Until I Scroll – Delayed JavaScript

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I solved a somewhat strange issue on a client’s WordPress website the other day. On their products page, none of the products would load until the visitor scrolled or otherwise interacted with the site. A “loading” icon showed up, but nothing would load until an action was taken. In this case, they were using the Essential Grid plugin on a … Read More

Email Deliverability, or Why Your Website Emails Aren’t Showing Up

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The bane of every website developer’s existence: email deliverability. While it may be easy to think that email functions much the same way as real mail – you send a letter to someone, it takes a relatively simple path and eventually arrives in the recipients mailbox – in reality it doesn’t at all. Imagine a world in which there was … Read More

Redirect Entire WordPress Website Except One Page

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Redirecting or forwarding an entire WordPress website except a single page (such as the home page) to another address is actually quite easy. If you’re here, I’m guessing you followed a number of tutorials and tried your hand at crafting the perfect .htaccess file only to be let down every single time when it inevitably didn’t work at all. Well … Read More

Thelen Cabinet Co. – New Website Design

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new website design we developed for our client, Thelen Cabinet Co. This was a website I was particularly excited about working on because the nature of the work they do is so visual. We knew right away that we wanted wanted to display great big photos of the beautiful cabinetry they build and … Read More

New Website Design for Appro Development in Lakeville, Minnesota

We are thrilled to announce that we have just launched the new website for Appro Development and Cerron Properties in Lakeville, Minnesota. This is a project we’ve been talking about doing with these clients for some time and finally got to start working on earlier this year.This website features a responsive design that works great in any browser. Almost every … Read More

How to Restore a Website from the Wayback Machine – Step-by-Step Guide

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Sometimes life happens. Where once there was a website, all you have now is an error page. Your hosting has expired, there are no backups, and you are panicking. So how can you recover your old website? The Wayback Machine! For those of you who don’t know: the Wayback Machine (also know as the Internet Archive) is a digital archive … Read More

New Website Design for The Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN

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We are excited to announce the launch of our new website design for The Anderson Center. We’ve been working with The Anderson Center for a while now and are very pleased to be able to show off their brand new website with the world. We think the new website suits them quite well, and also is a massive upgrade from … Read More