Announcing WordPress for nonprofits hackathon

Announcing WordPress for nonprofits hackathon

Ladies and Gentlemen, We’re pleased and excited to be organizing a hackathon that will bring together the Montreal WordPress and nonprofit communities. During this event, participants from the local WordPress community will come together to plan and build brand new websites for a number of local organizations in one day. We can’t wait to contribute to […]

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Poll: what’s the hardest part about running your WordPress website?

Poll: what’s the hardest part about running your WordPress website?

As someone who runs and builds WordPress websites my perspective on maintaining these kinds of sites is skewed. Frankly, it’s easier for me than for an average WordPress user to solve various issues, keep things up-to-date, and change various aspects of the layout and design. So, I’m wondering, which aspect of running a WordPress website […]

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WordPress 4.3 and disappearing Featured Image meta box

WordPress 4.3 and disappearing Featured Image meta box

The newest version of WordPress has been available for download since August 13th. It packs some new and exciting features which you can check out this the following video.   However, a nifty feature that allows you to customize the labels used for the UI related to setting a Featured Image may cause the Featured Image […]

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Case study: website development for MCR labs, a MMJ testing laboratory

Case study: website development for MCR labs, a MMJ testing laboratory

Massachusetts Cannabis Research Labs is a team of scientists and technologists near Bostom, Masachussets. Dealing with lots of data and the increasing popularity of their services meant that their website needed to allow for quick data entry, automated data visualization, automated report generation, as well as a members area where clients could see their results privately. […]

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Case Study: Bis Films Parallax Portfolio Website

Case Study: Bis Films Parallax Portfolio Website

Bis Films is a Montreal film production company. We’ve been working with Bis Films for many years and have converted their website from a Flash-based site to WordPress with animations reproduced through JavaScript, and finally, the time came to completely update the website’s design. For this project, we re-used the beautiful background images used on […]

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How to pick a WordPress theme in 5 easy steps

How to pick a WordPress theme in 5 easy steps

The question of how to pick the right theme comes up quite often with clients who would like to keep down web design and development costs. It may seem somewhat overwhelming considering the amazing variety of themes out there in the interwebs. Usually, I don’t leave this task entirely to the client and either provide […]

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What you need to know to protect your WordPress website from getting attacked and becoming part of the super botnet

What you need to know to protect your WordPress website from getting attacked and becoming part of the super botnet

It has recently become clear that a huge attack on WordPress websites is underway. The attack is spearheaded by unknown parties but what is known is that more than 90,000 IP addresses are being used to brute-force crack administrative credentials of vulnerable WordPress systems. Why would anyone care to attack numerous WordPress websites across multiple hosting […]

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