WordPress Consulting

Third Fridays in Boulder

Every third Friday, I do one-on-one WordPress Consulting at Boulder Digital Arts. I can answer your questions about WordPress, themes, plugins, or HTML/CSS customization, and more. See some topics below.

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Other Consulting

If you are not local to Boulder, Colorado, or Third Fridays don’t work for you, I am sometimes available via Skype, email, and in person at other times depending on my schedule. Please contact me to let me know what your needs are, and I’ll let you know if I have availability or can refer you to someone else:

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Consulting Topics

Getting Started

  • Getting started with WordPress by setting up hosting and/or installing WordPress
  • Finding or installing a WordPress theme that matches your business needs
  • Locating just the right WordPress plugin to do what you need to do
  • Figuring out plugin or theme functionality
  • Working with image galleries

Advanced Development

  • Customizing your WordPress theme look and feel through CSS
  • Writing and/or using functions
  • Creating custom templates
  • Troubleshooting tricky HTML or CSS issues
  • Strategizing how to approach a project with a client in terms of coding and content organization
  • Working with custom fields and other custom content types to create a better user interface
  • Creating an Apache development environment on your local computer

Security and Maintenance

  • Submitting your site to Google Webmaster Tools
  • Basic SEO strategies
  • Scheduling backups to go to Amazon S3 service
  • Site performance audit: database sizes and tables, FTP file sizes and housecleaning, page load times, caching
  • Recovering from a hack
  • Site code audit: HTML/CSS efficiency
  • Setting up security plugins and monitoring