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Get Google Reviews in 5 Easy Steps

By Paul Halagan | Jun 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 steps to leave a review. I’m always happy to do this and know that reviews can make a big difference to a local company. Many […]

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Planning Social Media for Your Business

By Paul Halagan | Jun 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 of social media campaigns. It has the largest audience and Facebook has created a resource of tools that can be used to create campaigns and […]

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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 do? Should I allow them. Here’s a good article by John Hughes that explains Pings and Trackbacks that does a good job of explaining them […]

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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 catagorize the media library. I ran into a conflict with Beaver Builder, which is my primary site building tool and haven’t found a replacement yet. […]

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Bioscience WordPress Theme

BioScience WordPress Theme:
ABCT | ELabNYC | Next Milestone

By Paul Halagan | Apr 1, 2019

As a member of the Design Technologies team we were commissioned to create a new Bioscience WordPress Theme that they could reuse for a series of BioScience Accelerators they run. The website is the anchor for bringing together program participants, mentors, venture advisors, team members, and the advisory board. We created a custom directory plugin […]

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website for an organic community farm

Farm Website: Massaro Community Farm Gets a New Look.

By Paul Halagan | Mar 31, 2019

We helped Massaro Community Farm reorganize and redesign their Community Farm Website with a user friendly, visitor friendly WordPress design. Massaro Community Farm is a 100 year old family farm that warns gifted to the town of Woodbridge. In return Woodbridge set up a nonprofit to manage the farm with staff and a long list […]

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Pet Care Company Website: We Let The Dogs Out

By Paul Halagan | Feb 27, 2019

  We Let the Dogs Out loves dogs, cats and all s large and small. It was a pleasure working with Rachel creating a website that would help her growing business attract new clients and get them on-boarded with a user friendly site. This WordPress website is built on the Beaver Builder theme. Beaver Builder […]

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New Foundations Group Home Gets New Branding and a New Website

By Paul Halagan | Nov 28, 2018

  Giving back to the community, we helped New Foundations Inc become more visible in their community with a new logo and a new website.     Need help with your website? Halagan Design is a marketing studio specializing in web design and marketing for expert and nonprofit organizations as well as businesses interested in […]

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Adding ReCaptcha to Gravity forms

By Paul Halagan | Nov 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 are many variations. Gravity forms is one of the most most popular WordPress form plugins. Adding reCAPTCHA is pretty easy. Really Simple Captcha is one […]

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