Category: Website Design

How to center your 2014 theme WordPress website

Do you love the look and feel of the built-in 2014 theme that comes with WordPress?  Yeah, me too; except on any decent-sized screen the left alignment makes the right side look terrible.  That’s the problem…the solution?  Simple, just edit the stylesheet (style.css) that governs the website in question, and add the following code: But…

New website for River Creek Properties

When Dawn Poe joined Atoka Properties/Middleburg Real Estate, she needed to re-vamp her website and migrate it to the new brokerage.  Piedmont Technology was chosen to handle the migration.  With a live feed from MRIS, a map-based search page, and local sales statistics, the new RiverCreekProperties.com is now online!  

Easton Airport Day – new site, new look

In collaboration with Cheryl Phillips of CherylPhillipsDesign.com, Piedmont Technology just wrapped up a new website for Easton Airport Day. Working with local businesses and non-profits, this event raises money for worthwhile charities in Maryland.  This year, the Talbot Mentors organization will benefit from funds raised during the event. It’s a real pleasure working with Cheryl;…

You have to measure it to manage it

There are a variety website measurement tools available, with Google’s analytics being the most popular.  If you’re concerned with how much traffic your website receives, and why, consider implementing Google’s Analytics.  Below is just a small sampling of the data you can get for your own site using this free tool.

Quick, easy tool to create collages

Whenever I have a tough time deciding which photo to use for a project (especially one that has a lot of pictures to pick from), I usually consider the idea of using several of them in a collage format.  A good example is the banner we made for the Bluemont Fair (www.bluemontfair.org). This morning, I…

How fast does YOUR website load?

The time it takes for your landing page to load when someone visits your website can make all the difference in the world.  If your home page is loaded up with unnecessary extras, or otherwise mis-configured, you could be loosing business.   (And hurting your search engine rankings as well.) Piedmont’s own home page had…

WordPress 3.9 is out

WordPress 3.9 just became available.  So far, it looks pretty nice — with some cool photo editing features built in.  And, at least with the few themes I’ve tested it on, there haven’t been any “broken plugins” however each WordPress website can react differently, depending on your theme and plugins. Which brings to mind: child…

We now accept payments online!

Visit our CONTACT page and scroll down just a little bit, and you’ll see the PayPal button.  You can use this to pay an invoice or submit a progress payment. We accept PayPal transfers, as well as VIsa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards.   Click here to go there.