Tips, Tutorials & Marketing

Get Google Reviews in 5 Easy Steps

By Paul Halagan / June 25, 2019

Recently I had the opportunity to give a 5 Star Google Review to a business that did work for me. I was very happy with the service and took the […]

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Planning Social Media for Your Business

By Paul Halagan / June 21, 2019

What social media channel is your target audience likely to be using? Facebook, YouTube, Linked-in, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest are the main channels to look at. Facebook is often the focus […]

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What Are WordPress Pingbacks & Trackbacks?

By Paul Halagan / May 9, 2019

If you’ve ever dug into the WP dashboard while blogging you may have come across pingbacks & trackbacks and scratched you head as I have. What are they?  What they […]

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Organizing Your Media on WordPress

By Paul Halagan / May 3, 2019

I often build sites with  lots of images, pdfs that can become a real headache to manage. In the past I’ve used Enhanced Media Library. It’s easy to use and […]

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Adding ReCaptcha to Gravity forms

By Paul Halagan / November 20, 2018

What is reCAPTCHA and why would should you like it? ReCAPTCHA is a test used on intake forms designed to foil automated bots that add spam to your inbox.  There […]

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Every Organization (Still) Needs a Website

By Paul Halagan / October 12, 2018

Every organization has (or should have) a website. How useful it is? Is it helping your organization reach its goals? The purpose of a organization website has been evolving since […]

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ADA Compliance for Wordpress Websites

ADA Compliance for WordPress Websites

By Paul Halagan / March 3, 2018

ADA Compliance for WordPress Websites is possible. If you have an organization with a website that has been around for a while, chances are ADA wasn’t taken into account when […]

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Updates at Halagan Design 2017-2018

By Paul Halagan / January 12, 2018

We Don’t Stand Still 2017 was a year of adding new clients and new systems at Halagan Design. As websites evolve and the web expands our focus continues to be […]

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Web Traffic: Where does it come from?

By Paul Halagan / December 13, 2017

You may have a great website, but do you have great web traffic from your target audience? Understanding web traffic sources can help you boost your web traffic. Here are […]

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Create an easy to remember password that’s safe

By Paul Halagan / August 16, 2017

I was listening to All Things Considered the other day and “All Things Tech” and they talked about new guidelines for creating password easy to remember password making it easier […]

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Fundamental Rules of Web Marketing

By Paul Halagan / April 26, 2017

Some people might be under the misconception that they just need a new website and their marketing will be resolved. I’ve create a list of some of some fundamental rules of web marketing. There are six areas considered and 5 rules listed for each area.

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HTTP vs HTTPS, Safe or Unsafe, Google Weighs In.

By Paul Halagan / January 17, 2017

  What’s HTTP? HTTP precedes www.yourdomain.com and it tells the browser to connect using Hypertext Transfer Protocol. HTTP is a standard protocol developed to allow client and server to communicate […]

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Wordpress Security

WordPress Security Tasks

By Paul Halagan / October 20, 2016

A checklist from Kristen Wright at iThemes Web security is a big deal. Keeping a website secure is incredibly important. Case in point, Equifax. Here are some tips for maintaining […]

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WordPress Hosting 10 best from Elegant Theme’s Blog

By Paul Halagan / September 12, 2016

Tom Ewer at Elegant Themes put together a top ten list of managed WordPress hosting. Choosing the right web host is one of the most important decisions to make, and also […]

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