Solarize Plus Template for WordPress

Looking for a WordPress Template or Website for a community Solarize+ project? I built a mobile friendly WordPress template in 2018 for Nashua Solarize+. This template includes all of the features you need for your community Solarize+ project: Events schedule on every page Company and sponsor logos on every page Contact Form on the homepage, … Continue reading Solarize Plus Template for WordPress

Known WordPress Vulnerabilities – July 2019

According to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures and The Free and Open Software Security Community here are the main current security issues with WordPress. The known issues are in plugins and one theme. The WordPress Application itself (the Core) does not have any know issues at this time. The plugin names in bold are ones I’ve … Continue reading Known WordPress Vulnerabilities – July 2019

Website Terminology

Here is the web terminology that comes up most often: (I’ll add a diagram later to help illustrate some of the concepts) URL: A URL is a pointer or address to a web page. The URL to this page is:https://kimballrexford.com/website-terminology HTTP and HTTPS: HTTP, and HTTPS (as well as FTP) are connection protocols. These are … Continue reading Website Terminology

Goffstown NH Weather Forecast

I built a WordPress plugin and shortcode that grabs weather forecast from the NWS’ new Forecast API. Using the shortcode I can place the forecast anywhere on a post, page, or in a widget. The short code take two perimeters: 1) the location (as latitude, longitude), and 2) the number of days to show. Something … Continue reading Goffstown NH Weather Forecast

Rebuilding The SoapstoneWorks Website

One of my recent projects was converting an older static HTML website to a modern responsive website with a WordPress admin system. A static HTML website is hard to update. You need quite a bit of knowledge and skills that’s unlike anything most people have exposure to. However, updating the content on a WordPress most … Continue reading Rebuilding The SoapstoneWorks Website

Warner Realty Partners – Real Estate Website

Yesterday I launched a new commercial real estate site for Warner Realty Partners: Highly customized version of WordPress Spacious theme by Theme Grill. Removed unneeded CSS @media queries for optimal performance. Developed a custom WordPress shortcode to render properties from Catylist MLS on the page. Cached for 12 hours for performance. Good boost for SEO. RETS feed from … Continue reading Warner Realty Partners – Real Estate Website

Falcon Surveying, Inc. Website

I designed and developed this new website for Falcon Surveying, Inc.  of Colorado.  The site is built on WordPress, with stripped down version of  WP Twenty Sixteen template. The template is built really well, but had more screen size variations than this site needs.  Stripping out several media query sections helps the site load faster.   The site … Continue reading Falcon Surveying, Inc. Website

Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS

I recently switched my hiking conditions website from HTTP and HTTPS.  Google’s documentation noted there may be a dip in my search rank and traffic while they re-index the site, but my experience was almost no detectable dip in the numbers. Here is the before and after from my Google Analytics account: That being said. Don’t … Continue reading Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS

Coups2Cash.com

Last week I migrated Direct Mail & Digital Advertising company Coups2Cash.com, from Joomla 1.5 to WordPress. The new site design was provided by Tom at TG Graphics, Manchester NH. My job was to build the new template (Photoshop to WordPress) and load the content. The end result was not exactly as Tom designed, but a … Continue reading Coups2Cash.com

MtnWeekly.com gets a facelift

For this project I updated the MtnWeekly News WordPress template. I added to the template some widget and menu locations so MtnWeekly News can easy control the layout. The new header got 1) a widget area for ad space, 2) the site masthead, and 3) main menu location. All three can be controlled and maintained using the … Continue reading MtnWeekly.com gets a facelift

ZacharyBerger.com

ZacharyBerger.com is another new WordPress website I’ve built using a customized version of the “Twenty Sixteen” template. The quality of the “Twenty Sixteen” template is fantastic. Perhaps the best I’ve worked with so far. There is lots of custom CSS3 in this project: rounded corner on many elements, background colors, blends and images, and mobile-first media queries. My … Continue reading ZacharyBerger.com

Joan Tabachnick

I have worked with Joan for many years, as my primary contact at two associations I support, MASOC and NEARI.  So I was really thrilled when Joan, now a Fellow at the US Department of Justice asked me to develop her own website and blog. JoanTabachnick.com is a WordPress powered website with a customized version of the Spacious (demo) template … Continue reading Joan Tabachnick

Pasquale Tallarico American Pianist

PasqualeTallarico.com is a site about an incredibly amazing person, my own Grandfather. My brother Frank Rexford designed the site and organized the content, and I put it into WordPress. I started with the WP Twenty Sixteen theme and modified the header and made some simple color changes. The sheet music you can see in the header is CLAIRE DE … Continue reading Pasquale Tallarico American Pianist