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Elementor

The Perfect Pairing: Elementor and Envato Elementor Template Kits

Millions of Elementor fans are going to be really happy to know that Envato just made their lives a lot easier, with their launch of Elementor Template Kits. That’s right. Envato Elements now has a special category of design assets: Elementor Template Kits. At the moment, there are 218 Template Kits to choose from, but

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Making Money Online

Now Is The Perfect Time To Launch A Side Gig

Lockdown. Crisis. Work From Home. Layoffs. Unemployment. These are all very familiar terms right now as the world reels from the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The average worker is panicking because they fully understand how fragile their employment situation actually is. Just the slightest rocking of the world economic boat can send millions

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Elementor

Designer Powerup for Elementor Review

Although I normally use the default WordPress editor to write my blog posts, I am choosing to use Elementor for this particular post because I want to test out a new 3rd-party Elementor addon called Designer Powerup for Elementor.  Designer Powerup currently has 11 main features, but there are only a few that really intrigue

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Web Design

Where Should You Host Your Site?

I’ve been hosting either my own, or my clients’ sites, for over 20 years. Crazy, right? During that time, I’ve used many many MANY hosting companies, or have been forced to work with the hosts that clients were using. So many hosts are really awful, but there are quite a few that are very good.

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Elementor

The Most Unique and Useful Elementor Addon To Date

I don’t talk much about 3rd-party Elementor addons, but there are quite a few of them these days. Usually when someone asks, which addon should I purchase, I tell them, “get the one you need for your project”. I mean, no matter how many cool widgets an addon comes with, if you don’t need any

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Elementor

Elementor Tutorial: Full Screen Team Profiles

For this demo, I created a tongue-in-cheek team member page, with a photo and bio for the profile of each “staff member”. For desktop, we want to alternate each layout, photo left / bio right, photo right / bio left for each member. We also want each profile to fill the entire viewable area of

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WordPress

The Smart Way To Get Feedback From Design Clients

Does this sound anything like you? The Freelance Web Designer Scenario Mary hired you to create a website, design an ad, make a logo, or any of the myriad design or development work you specialize in. Over time, you’ve learned that you need good communication between you and your clients, so that your projects move

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Web Design

Small Businesses Need A Web Designer They Can Trust

Since the beginning of this century, I’ve worked with small businesses to help them attain their online goals. Most small businesses either didn’t have a website at all, or they had one that was held hostage by a shady web development company. My goal was to change that for as many small businesses as possible.

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