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...

Social Media by – and for – the Numbers

Last summer, I went on a quest. The goal? Accumulate 2,000 followers on Twitter, as quickly as possible. The motivation? A somewhat arbitrary goal, set by one of my employers. Long story short, if I could “prove” my account was valuable to people by...