Sharon Murphy

web developer, designer, and consultant

The Next-Level WordPress Developer

Gabriel Pleszowski Good, fast, cheap Focus on best practices in WordPress and PHP to get faster Six most requested skills: Front-End Modern JavaScript knowledge Advanced JavaScript Frameworks (React, Angular) Responsiveness Mobile First Bootstrap An Eye for Design Proper HTML & CSS (of course) WooCommerce 30%-40% all e-commerce sites API Integrations REST API specifically WP has…

Analyze, Plan and Execute: Creating an effective SEO & Content Marketing Plan

Ryan Erwin Google tag managerAnalyticsHttps/ssl and force itRobots fileTinypngWP cacheMarathon, not a sprintTRAIN search engines and plugins to behave as desiredSchedule regular updates (crawl rate)Mouse recordingHotjar mentioned againAnalyze, plan, rinse, repeat Consider monthly contracts with clients (security, maintenance, etc.)

Converting new website visitors into paying customers

Joe Howard Build trust Capture a lead Show value Hotjar – heatmap; tool to get to know your visitors

Making Systems Work in Your WordPress Business

Angelica Yarde Honeybook Planning center Industry specific CRMs Sales force AgileCRM Streak for Gmail (Some have GravityForms integration) Employee management – Gusto Financial Harvest Freshbooks Wave Gnu cash Bamboo Xero MileIQ – expenses mileage Freedcamp Asana Wrike Bonsai Thrive Teamwork Trello Harvest Cushion – learns work patterns and helps make suggestions Challenge: track time entire…

6 Stages of Debugging

That can’t happen. That doesn’t happen on my machine. That shouldn’t happen. Why does that happen? Oh, I see. How did that ever work?

Featured Image Replacement

Use this snippet of code to display an image when the featured image isn’t set. Works with images inserted in posts (and galleries!).

How to *Completely* Uninstall Java from your Mac

I found instructions on Oracle’s Java web site. However, they weren’t complete. This post lists all the steps needed to completely remove Java from your Mac.