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WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com?

May 30, 2016 - Posted in WordPress

Wordpress.org vs. Wordpress.com

WordPress websites currently power about 25% of all websites on the web today.  There are 2 types of WordPress setups that you can choose from–WordPress.org and WordPress.com.

The official WordPress website describes the differences as this:

WordPress.com is a service that hosts WordPress blogs. WordPress.org is a community where people work on the open source WordPress software. It’s also where that software can be downloaded to be run on your own web server.

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Is Your Website Responsive?

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Development

Mobile Site Optimization

As of 2016, approximately 50% of the time people look at your website they are viewing it on a mobile device (e.g. iPhone or other smartphone, iPad or other tablet, etc.).

Does your site look good on a mobile device? If it’s an older site (say, 2012 or earlier), chances are it doesn’t, as it wasn’t the norm to take that into account when developing web sites at the time. Nowadays, responsive websites aren’t just a luxury–they’re a necessity.

Now, you could break out a bunch of different devices that you have around the house/office and see how your site looks on each one, but there’s a better way. We suggest that you check out the Google resizer tool.

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