7 Benefits of a Custom CMS Theme

There is no doubt that it’s necessary for your business to have an online presence in order to capture the attention of prospective and current customers. While social media is certainly a good idea, it’s not enough. Every company, no matter how large or small, must have a website in order to be taken seriously. … Read more

What is Platform Strategy and Why Does it Matter?

As online technology continues to rapidly advance, the options for creating and building digital platforms are expanding and becoming more complex. These digital advances are both creating opportunities and challenges for modern enterprises. As a solution, many organizations are starting to focus more on optimizing their platform strategy. In an effort to help, let’s examine … Read more

Can You Integrate Alexa Skills with WordPress?

The idea of Alexa working with WordPress might sound strange if you’re used to using Amazon Echo as a voice command for online shopping or other tasks. However, Alexa is expanding to numerous areas now, including WordPress. This all start thanks to WordPress offering an open-source plug-in called VoiceWP. Otherwise known as Alexa Skills, the … Read more

Building Applications for Serverless Architecture

“Serverless” technology can greatly simplify software development and deployment. Amazon’s AWS Lambda and Microsoft’s Azure Functions let developers deploy code without having to deal with provisioning and scaling. At the same time, they enjoy substantial cost savings. Serverless, aka FaaS The name “serverless” is a misnomer. The code runs on a server, of course. Some … Read more

Gutenberg: The Re-Invention of WordPress Editing

The WordPress team has decided that its editor needs an update. Most people who create content for websites would rather not deal with HTML and CSS. The Gutenberg editor, which will be standard in WordPress 5.0, will bring editing into a new age. It’s available now as a plugin. You just download, install, and activate … Read more

ReactJS vs. Angular

ReactJS and AngularJS are two very popular ways to build interactive websites. Neither one is clearly superior to the other. Each has a distinctive approach, which will appeal to developers or not depending on their preferred styles. If you understand how they address the task, you’re in a better position to decide which one will … Read more

Get Signed Order Forms Faster: Optimize Salesforce for Your Salespeople and Contract Administrators

Salesforce is the backbone for thousands of businesses. The online portal handles core business functions from marketing to billing and customer support. If all of your company’s services are integrated into the same platform, interdepartmental actions are much faster. Customer service is more seamless and records are almost automatically complete. Integrating department-specific tools makes the … Read more

Uses for Blockchain in the Real World

When you hear about blockchain tech, you’re probably hearing about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. That is what the technology was invented for, but it’s grown to many other use cases. It’s a way of establishing trust between people and organizations who may not know each other. It lets people create records that are authenticated, unalterable, … Read more

How to Make a Slow, Insecure, Buggy WordPress Site

“You want to use WordPress? It’s hopelessly slow!” “It’s full of bugs!” “Say goodbye to your security!” You’ll hear these complaints a lot. The people who say these may just be trying to impress you with how much they know. But this much is true: It isn’t hard to build a poorly written WordPress site … Read more