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Spotlight Shines on Missouri Sun Solar

It's always nice to wake up and find one of your clients featured in an article on the front page of the local newspaper. (In a non-criminal fashion, of course!) In this case, our latest client, Missouri Sun Solar, was one of the businesses spotlighted in an excellent article by Thomas Gounley of the News-Leader, titled ... More

Powell Release Jazzes Up WordPress

Like jazz pianist Bud Powell, the latest release of WordPress (4.2) adds a bit of impressionistic flair to the old standard melodies. Upgrades to the Press This app and added ability to embed external media make writing and publishing so seamless and smooth, it's like having a self-playing jazz piano at your fingertips. ... More

Why We Use Wordfence (Reason #256)

OK, maybe there aren't that many reasons, but there is one that counts, and that is: Wordfence is the best security plugin for WordPress out there, period.  Here's an excellent article on one of the ways Wordfence keeps our sites secure, titled "Remote Scanning vs Source Code Scanning". Without getting too technical, ... More

WordPress 4.0 Is Here!

WordPress -- our CMS of choice here at Diamond Mind Web Design -- has just released the newest version of their core software, version 4.0, otherwise known as "Benny" (for jazz great Benny Goodman).  What does this mean for you? Not much if you're a viewer-only of WP blogs and websites, but quite a bit if you are a user ... More

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Why You Should NEVER Use ‘admin’ As Your WordPress Username

Actually, I wanted to title this post: "Why You Should Never, Never, Never, Never, Never, Never, NEVER Use 'admin' As Your WordPress Username"...  but that might have been a bit long for SEO reasons. :-)  However, it's certainly not overkill when it comes to getting the message across.  So, why is this such a bad ... More