You Almost Got Me

You Almost Got Me

I consider myself reasonably savvy when it comes to online scams, but this one almost got me. I’ve been a target of scams for an awfully long time now. When I worked at AOL, back in the heyday of dial-up Internet, scammers would contact employee screen names via...
Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

You’re probably wondering why I’ve called you all into this meeting today. Well, I have an important announcement. After doing business for the best part of a decade under a purple banner that read “ctzdesign.com” I’m re-launching my...

What is a WordPress Theme?

What is a WordPress theme? That’s a simple question… but with a wide range of answers. Let’s start with the definition from the official WordPress Codex: A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface...

What is the CSS?

One of the key pieces of any WordPress theme is the CSS – short for Cascading Style Sheet. So what is it? Long story short, the CSS is a set of instructions that tell Web browers how to display different elements on your site. CSS was first developed in 1997, as...
SOPA, the Internet and Unintended Consequences

SOPA, the Internet and Unintended Consequences

Some of you may remember a rash of recent news stories about banks implementing new charges on ATM card usage. Bank of America toyed with the idea of charging a $5 per month fee for the privilege of using an ATM card before backing down. What you may not recall is...

A Letter From Santa To The Search Community

Too awesome not to share… from the good folks at Search Engine Land: I’m taking time off from wrapping all those iPhone 4s and Kindle Fires to lodge some requests with the search community from Kris Kringle. I’ve been good to you over the years and it is time...