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The Boring Side of WordPress


In our world everything wants to be instant. Lunch? McDonald’s. Coffee? Starbucks. There is one on practically every corner. Then there’s the online world, where some consider e-mail to be immediate, and Twitter even faster. Heck, it’s on, all the time, so you must be too. Hurry, now, and give me my instant gratification! There’s […]

The Shop, Your Auto Repair Authority


The Shop, an auto repair shop serving Humble and Atascocita now has a new WordPress based site. The site is setup so they can edit and make changes themselves, even to their coupons and offers page. Their customers can even schedule service appointments from the site.

Need Help? I’m a WordPress Coach


I decided to put up an official page for WordPress Coaching services here on WordPress Angel. It’s something I’ve done for a while, just not formally. Over the last few months, after I’ve done a fair amount of coaching so I thought I’d make it official. Here’s some of the types of questions I’ve covered […]

Quality Tool


Quality Tool has a brand new WordPress site built out on the Genesis child theme Associate. With a custom background and header, it matches the look of their print materials. The site also makes use of WordPress image galleries. If you’re looking for custom tooling or prototypes, check them out.

WordPress 3.3 is Coming


WordPress 3.3 is coming and there are a number of changes that improve things behind the scenes. One thing I’m really glad to see is the change with permalinks. /%postname%/ will no longer be a custom setting that you manually enter. It will be a selectable option. This one is big because the performance issues […]

The Aussie X

The Aussie X - Life Changing Sports Programs

The Aussie X launched their new site just in time for their appearance on the Dragons’ Den. An HTML to WordPress conversion, we used StudioPress’ Genesis and the Associate child theme as the basis for the site and customized from there. The site is also using Gravity Forms and Cart66. W3 Total Cache helped the […]

WordPress SEO Session

Back from Vegas and Pubcon, can’t say enough good things about this conference! Here’s a quick recap of what I talked about on the panel and a list of some of the plugins I mentioned. The gist was this: be aware of what plugins you are using on your site. Check out the plugin before […]

Pubcon and WordPress!


I’ll be in Las Vegas next week for Pubcon. Look for me moderating the “CSS and HTML Coding Today” session, and speaking on “WordPress SEO and Installation” where I’ll be talking about the gotchas and glitches of plugins. It’s going to be a great event, if you’re there, come say hi!

Alpha Petroleum’s New Site


Alpa Petroleum has been a long time client of ours. When they came to us to make a complete overhaul on their static html based site, we talked about the ease of using WordPress for your site, and how they’d be able to manage updates themselves. This is a small site and we adapted their […]

New Face for Relationship Gold


Susie and Otto Collins’ site Relationship Gold has a new face these days. This site was originally a static site with hundreds of pages, grown over time. WordPress Angel mapped out the existing site and urls then converted it into WordPress. This site is using StudioPress Genesis Theme and a customized Magazine child theme. Relationship […]