How to make a support ticket on Hostgator

Hostgator has been quietly getting rid of it’s support ticket system. After being logged into the account, you would think “create a ticket” would go to ticket support. The ticket support link is often hidden but if you can find it your cpanel or dashboard, the application stalls or directs you to live chat support.. read more →

Diane Mader ~ Collaborative Divorce Lawyer

Original project was to replace the html site which was using very old poorly-written code and the web designer was out of the picture. Most disconcerting was that basic information was in sore need of an update. read more →

Carpet Town of Milwaukee

carpet-town.com This site for a family owned flooring store in Milwaukee  was redesigned in WordPress after Google started downgrading sites that were not responsive. The html website certainly had a long life span; I did not design it but kept it going for six years. The site design has kept its compact feel. Monthly sales.. read more →

Lisa Flax ~ Flax Core Pilates

A new brochure website for a relaxed home based Pilates studio in Madison, WI. She offers affordable lessons to anyone interested in learning about Pilates, especially anyone interested in evolving their own home practice. read more →

WordPress new responsive site design for Kayra Group

KayraGroup.org Kayra Group is a social organization for widowed men and women in Madison and the surrounding area. It has been thriving since the 1960’s. Like many who come to debwork.com, their web person was no longer available and the site was in disrepair. Luckily, they were using an theme by Elegant so read more →

WordPress Switch URLs same server

Lately I’ve had quite a few clients changing their domain names to retool their message or to entirely change their branding. It so happens that these websites are all on Hostgator but the procedure should be similar for any web host. There is information in the WordPress Codex >> Changing The Site URL  which should not.. read more →

How to see past and present birthdays in Facebook

How to see all birthdays in Facebook It is 2015 and things change in Facebook all the time. Here is what works today. Desktop or laptop (easier): Use the following link to calendar in order to see ALL birthdays in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/calendar Once you are in calendar, the up and down arrows allow you to.. read more →

Point domain from html site to WordPress site

These notes are a very pared down version of how to make a WordPress site in a subdirectory become the main domain site. I do this for my new client sites a couple of times a year. Perhaps not a full blog but more a jog, a memory jog (recipe) for the next time. Hope.. read more →

Daniel R Spirer, Jeweler

spirerjewelers.com Primarily to make his website responsive to mobile devices, this HTML website was moved to WordPress. This Boston-area jeweler was quite happy with the design of the HTML site, so it was used as a template for the updated version. The site is very much image-based, so pictures are now organized into portfolio posts… read more →

How to delete post and page revisions (and arrange edit view)

Debwork clients can delete revisions to keep their sites smaller for backups, and there are some claims that loading time is faster. If you can already see the revisions box on your edit view, skip section “How to: delete post and page revisions”.  The first part of the article explains how to show / hide edit.. read more →