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WordPress Maintenance and Hosting 101

By Paul Halagan | Oct 15, 2019

A WordPress website is an Open Source CMS. What does that mean? Let’s break it down!   WordPress is a website framework used for create hosted websites. In a way it’s like a Christmas tree. Freshly cut from the forest it has a raw beauty and is attractive just as it is. But most people […]

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Vallone Ventures Providing Urban Design and Investment Opportunities

By Paul Halagan | Oct 2, 2019

  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 educating their audiences. Paul Halagan can be reached by email at paul@halagandesign.com or by phone at 203-689-3453. We are located in Guilford, CT. And don’t forget […]

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Glass Artist Identity Design

By Paul Halagan | Sep 26, 2019

  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 educating their audiences. Paul Halagan can be reached by email at paul@halagandesign.com or by phone at 203-689-3453. We are located in Guilford, CT. And don’t forget […]

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Planning a New Website

By Paul Halagan | Sep 18, 2019

If you feel your website isn’t helping your business or organization grow, here are a six things about web design you should keep in mind.

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Get Google Reviews in 5 Easy Steps

By Paul Halagan | Jun 25, 2019

5 star reviews help build trust in your business or organization. If you get a simple process in place, the results will be worth the effort.   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 […]

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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 […]

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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. I since tried out Filebird created […]

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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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