At Infomedia, we create custom websites for our clients — and we usually build them in a CMS like WordPress or Craft so clients can update their own websites with up-to-date information, new blogs and even navigation and page changes. But sometimes these changes don’t show up until you clear your cache — here’s how to do it.
In December, Infomedia web designer Joy Sandlin visited the University of Alabama as a guest of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations’ portfolio review. The review is part of a program the University began in 2015 to assist future art directors and writers with developing professional portfolios before graduation.
Secure your website’s data and improve your site’s SEO ranking with SSL.
If you love to eat, drink, read or write, this Birmingham Public Library’s six-day festival kicking off October 1 is for you.
Staying healthy at Infomedia, including the WorldWide WordPress 5K — otherwise known as “the 5K blogged about around the world.”
Whether you’re using a laptop, tablet, or mobile device, here’s a checklist of apps and tech tips to make traveling easier.
With temperatures consistently reaching the high nineties or more, leaving your phone in your vehicle can quickly lead to overheating. How do you prevent an overheating phone, and what do you do when you realize your phone has gotten too hot?
Want to learn how to take the next step in personal and web security? Need a refresher on the very best practices for passwords? These scary password stories remind us why web security is important. Our password best practices can help.
A tech-related Mother’s Day gift could be the perfect solution to the question of what to get mom for Mother’s Day this Sunday, and we have some great ideas.
Want to learn how to resize an image in WordPress, choose a size for the image on your website or blog or upload a photo into WordPress? We’ve got you covered!
“Easter Egg” is a term for a fun surprise that a developer has added to code in hopes that the user gets a little laugh when they stumble across it. Don’t want to wait to discover Internet Easter Eggs by accident? Here are a few of our favorites (some of these might work best if you’re using the Google Chrome browser).
We use our FitBits to track our steps, but we also use them to increase productivity — you can use FitBit alarms and other features to make life easier, not just at home but at the office too.
Our phones and tablets have some pretty fantastic features to help us go about our business. We know iPhones get a lot of love on Apps lists, so we wanted to set up a list of our favorites for Droid. Behold: These are the Droids you’re looking for!
Here at Infomedia, we work for an Internet company — so we’re always being demoted from “family member” to “tech support” at holiday gatherings. We’ve had enough! So this year, we’ve come up some ways to avoid fixing the family computers and iPhones over Christmas.
The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year! The season of lists, presents, cheer, Santas, elves, office Christmas parties, and overtime hours.The days are long and the nights are short, but you show up to work bleary eyed another day because how else will Santa EVER deliver all of the gifts under the Christmas tree otherwise? We get it, we do, but we have a few holiday ideas so you can put your website and the Internet as a whole to work and have yourself a merry little Christmas after all.
We’re often reminding our clients that they need to own their domain and know the address, but what does that even mean? How does it have an address? What is a domain, DNS and an IP address, and why do you need access?
So, what’s a girl to do when you still want the Black Friday deals but don’t want to fight the crowds? You get tech savvy! Did you know you can do all of your Black Friday shopping online, sometimes even earlier than when the stores open? And there are apps and sites that help you do just that. Below is a list of resources to help you save money and get all the deals without ever having to step foot in a store.
Did you know that there are Apps devoted solely to breast cancer? Whether you’ve been diagnosed recently, in remission for years, or just want to stay body-aware, there’s an App for it. As a tech company, we love learning about healthy uses for technology.
We stay at the top of the game with coding and web development using Treehouse as a training tool — it’s great for experienced programmers who want to learn more, and anyone new to coding, or anyone who wants to get started, can use it too.
You probably see several newsletters in your email inbox every week — but does your business have its own newsletter? If not, you could be missing out on customers. We’ve revamped our Infomedia newsletter and seen a lot of success from it, and we’re sharing our secrets on today’s blog.
We love using Google Drive, but its best features have a bit of a dark side: Syncing lots of files from lots of different users doesn’t always make for a happy computer, and a few of us have noticed that Google Drive is slowing our computers down and sucking up battery life. The good news? There’s a solution: A few simple changes have made it possible for us to use Google Drive as much as ever without sacrificing RAM or battery life.
Your chest tightens as you feel your pulse move into your throat, while the sweat beads across your forehead. You stare frozen in panic, your finger hovering above your mouse. “Your message has been sent” hangs at the top of your screen. The email you meant to send to your good friend down the hall […]
We talk a lot about SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and it’s because SEO can have a big impact on the bottom line of your business. Google often changes their algorithm, making SEO more tricky — some of these Google’s algorithm changes are small, and some are really big. The real winner in SEO strategy these days? Going local. We’ve seen this trend coming for some time, but Google’s local focus is only growing as people search more locally and use their smartphones to search.
Is your information really secure? Don’t use passwords with names or words that can be hacked — use a password generator to be sure your passwords are safe and unhackable.
It sometimes seems hard to find the specific WordPress post you’re looking for, but learning to search WordPress makes it easy.
Learn how to go through your comments and sort out the spammers from your real fans.
Marketing professionals, freelancers, bloggers, networkers will all enjoy WordCamp Birmingham.
I’ve been an advertising professional and a motivational speaker. I’ve been a potter and a wedding coordinator. I’ve been a CEO and a lawyer and a musician and graphic designer. It’s not because I’m a secret agent or anything (although that would be pretty rad). It’s because I’m a ghostwriter, and that means it’s […]
Certain changes in WordPress don’t have to be done one at a time — learn to make multiple changes at once!