In Depth Interview with Eric Hamm on Catalyst Theme and Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis

Eric Hamm on Catalyst Theme and Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis

In this post, I’m delighted to be joined by Eric Hamm, the developer of the well received Catalyst Theme and latterly, the Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis, for a truly in-depth interview. The Catalyst Theme Framework for WordPress has been getting some attention in the news recently as the developer, Cobalt Apps, owned by Eric, […] Read more »

Catalyst Theme Retires for Genesis Dynamik Website Builder

Catalyst Theme Retires for Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis

Well it’s been a couple of days now since WordPress Theme developer Cobalt Apps stunned its Catalyst Theme user base and community by announcing the product was no longer for sale and will not be maintained beyond the end of Dec 2014 [UPDATE – now extended, see end of post for update edit]. Instead of […] Read more »

How to Install Catalyst Theme for WordPress

Installing Catalyst Theme for WordPress

Catalyst Theme for WordPress is one of my favourite themes due to its great flexibility and the relative ease with which you can implement a design. Catalyst is a WordPress Framework which usually involves installing both a Parent Theme and a Child Theme. When you purchase Catalyst, you get a complete framework that consists of […] Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress to Build Your Websites

Benefits of Using WordPress to Build Websites

If you’re about to get a new website built or re-design an existing one, then consider developing it around the WordPress platform (if you don’t already). For many people, WordPress is synonymous with blogging, and indeed it is one of the most popular blogging tools available. But WordPress is also a fully featured content management […] Read more »

How to Install WordPress Manually

Post on installing WordPress manually

Since its ‘launch’ around 2003 WordPress has evolved into one of the most popular platforms to build websites upon with around 22% of new sites using it as the basis for their development. Although WordPress started as ‘just’ a blogging system, it has since developed into a full content management system enabling individuals, small businesses […] Read more »

Overview of the BackupBuddy WordPress Backup Plugin

Overview of BackupBuddy WordPress Backup Plugin

BackupBuddy has long been one of our favourite WordPress plugins. Since its launch in early 2010, it has rapidly established a huge sizeable customer base because it does what it does very well. It backs up entire WordPress Websites – everything!  Not just the WordPress Database and not just your content… But everything else you’ve […] Read more »

Pomodoro Technique – Tomatoes and Time Management!

Tomato Kitchen Timer Pomodoro Time Management Technique

I love the Pomodoro Technique! The Pomodoro Technique® is free, it’s a fantastic way to make better use of time, and it’s a massive productivity booster! The Pomodoro Technique is a very simple time management technique that aims to help you boost your productivity and increase personal effectiveness.   Working Against Time and Still Not Finished […] Read more »

Why Some WordPress Backup Solutions may not be as good as you think!

Disaster and Wordpress Backup Strategies

Hopefully you’ve already implemented some kind of WordPress backup solution – and if not, then you should. You never know when disaster might strike, or what form it might take! But even if you do backup your sites – ask yourself the following to see how effective your WordPress backup strategy really is: What is […] Read more »