Pioneer Industries

This is a large eCommerce site built with WordPress and WooCommerce. An agency I do development work for, Incite Response Marketing, took over maintenance and marketing for the site and I have made a few tweaks and adjustments to the site. The WordPress theme is no longer supported and has been heavily modified over the years, to there are challenges.(read more )

The Inn At 97 Winder

A custom WordPress theme started from Automattic’s Underscores starter-theme with reference to an existing site that modeled the grid and card layout, though with very different graphics. Making the site attractive and usable at all screen sizes took some excellent art direction and design along with the obvious careful layout.(read more )

Real Property Management Pros

An agency that I work with a lot maintains this site, updating content, managing digital advertising, and tracking analytics. I had been doing minor tweaks and repairs on the site for about a year when the agency was asked to create two new sections on the site. The new sections were close in design to the existing site but with subtle and important changes. The challenge was to use modern, efficient, professional development tools and techniques on a site that had grown through accretion over the years while passing through multiple developers’ hands.(read more )

Wylder Hotel, Tilghman Island

A custom WordPress theme with a lot of designer-specified constraints. The constraints required custom post-types, extensive use of categories (and applying categories to WordPress pages), a unique layout for most pages, and a huge stylesheet. I started with Automattic’s _s (“Underscores”) starter theme and extended the CSS modules to include the many layout features, then concatenated and minified the stylesheet to reduce page-load times.(read more )

Emilia Ceramics

This large WordPress-based eCommerce site was being held captive by a developer who was overcharging for hosting and maintenance and was refusing or taking a very long time to do site edits. The client still controlled the domain name, luckily, so with a goal of restoring full control of the site to the client, I did this:

  1. make a development WordPress installation on a good host;
  2. create a new theme with a similar look and feel;
  3. import, update, and add products
  4. ensure the client controlled every aspect of the site.

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