Five simple ways to secure your WordPress site

Most of the websites we manage are built-in WordPress, which is the most popular Content Management System in the world. With the rise of cyberattacks over the last few years, we are frequently asked whether websites can be run securely and safely on WordPress.  

The short answer is yes....

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Responsive Images in WordPress

There was once a time, not that long ago, where a website’s content was almost entirely text. Images existed, but were not nearly as prominent as they are in our post-Bootstrap world. In the time between these eras there have been major evolutions on how images can, and arguably should,...

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How to design an effective website footer

When creating a website, the footer is often designed as an afterthought.  They are the least exciting part of the design, so are often put together without much intention.  

This is a mistake and a missed opportunity.  Every component of your website offers an opportunity to communicate with your audiences.  ...

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Animation in Web Design: We May Still Be Doing It Wrong*

We assume that by now designers would have learned that excess code, images and transitions don’t have a place in modern web design. A look around the internet proves that assumption to be false in many cases and so I’ve been tasked with writing a blog post to help clarify the issue. ...

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4th Annual Superbowl Commercial Review and Commentary

It’s another Monday in the dead of winter during a pandemic and you’re supposed to be working. Don’t. Instead, read this review of something you watched just hours ago. It’s got all the entertainment value of that Netflix Original you’re joylessly considering with 1/50th of the commitment.

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Using Video to Improve the Quality Assurance Process

As a web development firm, quality assurance is a big part of what we do at Brick Factory. Before launching anything to a live environment, we test site features on multiple devices (such as tablets, mobile phones, and computers) using multiple browsers (Safari, Chrome, etc.).  

When performing quality assurance,...

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