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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 them […]

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Organizing Your Media on WordPress

By Paul Halagan | May 3, 2019

Is there a good way to manage your media library? 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 […]

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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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