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As a web developer, I am sure you know how messy and unorganized your code and website files can get. When you are dealing with hundreds, thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of lines of code it’s very important that your code and files stay as organized and simplistic as possible. Staying organized can help… Read More

August 31, 2015

Welcome to Part 2 of my breakdown of some of the most popular CMS platforms available to web developers. If you haven’t read Which CMS is Best, Part 1 go check it out and you’ll get a rundown of the ins and outs of WordPress and Drupal. Today in Part 2 I’m going to be talking… Read More

August 12, 2015

Whether you are a web developer or a future website owner, you may be looking to develop your website utilizing a content management system or CMS platform. CMS platforms are web based applications which give the website administrator access to tools that assist in managing the content of their website. Sometimes this can be done without even having… Read More

August 10, 2015

Do you have a website and want to take control of the content on your pages? Maybe you are just starting out and are an aspiring web developer? In either case, the first thing you’ll have to do is learn HTML. Every webpage on the internet is built in HTML. Learning how to write it… Read More

July 23, 2015

At the end of April, Google rolled out its long-discussed “Mobile-Friendly Update”, which boosts the ad ranking of any mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results. Google’s top priority is keeping searches relevant, so they have a vested interest in making sure that the site they’re linking to can actually run on the mobile device viewing… Read More

July 7, 2015

In my last article I discussed custom WordPress queries and what makes them useful in your custom WordPress themes. If you are not familiar with custom WordPress queries, you may want to refer back to my previous article “WordPress Custom Post Queries“. In this article we will be going over the differences and functionality of the… Read More

July 6, 2015

 What is a post query? A query, speaking in web development terms, is a request from a data source. In the case of WordPress, a post query is a request from the database requesting post objects or posts, along with all of their data. Out of the box, WordPress contains all the default functionality that… Read More

June 15, 2015

WordPress is the leading content management system used for content manageable websites to date. If you are a web developer and you know nothing about WordPress, you better believe that you will need to learn it at some point. WordPress is a competently open source CMS, which is encircled  by a huge community of web developers and… Read More

May 18, 2015

Enter Q2 Happy 2nd quarter from Digital Reach! We find our team expanding yet again, as we’ve hired an additional AdWords tech, content writer and web developer. Hiring is tough business. I’m sure we all have stories about the difficulties in finding good talent, including candidates that even researched your company before their interview… but… Read More

May 7, 2015

If you’ve just started hearing about Google’s coming “Mobile-Geddon” update, you may be freaking out right now. Google’s new update deals with adding mobile user-friendliness scores into the search algorithm and ranking websites who are user-friendly on mobile devices higher than those that are not. This is a wonderful update, but some website owners may be… Read More

April 28, 2015

CSS (or Cascading Style Sheets) has come a long way since it was founded in 1996. Now, we can control browser webkits, how elements display at particular screen widths and do all other sorts of cool things that weren’t possible back then. The one major feature that CSS lacks is an efficient way to organize… Read More

April 15, 2015

Here is the final piece of our SEO errors puzzle. In my previous article, “How To Solve SEO Errors from a Website Crawl: Part 2”, we went over some advanced resolutions for more complicated issues. This week we will discuss crawl errors, which can be discovered in your Google Webmaster Tools account. Google Webmaster Tools lists all of the… Read More

April 6, 2015