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SendGrid, an alternative to Mandrill to send messages from your website

SendGrid, an alternative to Mandrill to send messages from your website

        Filed under: Drupal, WordPress

  As you may already know, Mandrill changed radically some time ago, now you need to have a paid subscription on Mailchimp to be able use the transactional message delivery service a.k.a. Mandrill, and you will need to pay for that component as well, so it can be complex and at the same time a bit…

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WordPress is still the most popular CMS 13 years later

WordPress is still the most popular CMS 13 years later

        Filed under: WordPress

WASHINGTON, DC – As a web development agency in the Washington DC metro area, we get a ton of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from government agencies and federally funded nonprofit organizations. While many of them are to support an existing Drupal website, a lot of them are also to convert from Drupal to WordPress or…

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Photos of WordPress WordCamp Miami 2014

Photos of WordPress WordCamp Miami 2014

        Filed under: Web Design, WordPress

Last weekend inQbation attended the 5th annual WordCamp event in Miami. Here are some of the photos we took during the event. Below is the cover presentation of John James Jacoby, BuddyPress and bbPress lead developer, who gave a presentation about the history of those two projects. Seven members of inQbation attended Miami Wordcamp. We took advantage of the great networking opportunities to promote our most…

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WordPress for Government and Enterprise Summit

WordPress for Government and Enterprise Summit

        Filed under: Web Design, WordPress

WASHINGTON, DC – May 6, 2014 – inQbation was fortunate enough to have been invited to  the first WordPress for Government and Enterprise summit, an exclusive event held in Washington DC at Chief, to hear from Matt Mullenweg, (@photomatt) co-founder of WordPress & founder & CEO of Automattic, his ideas about how government websites can be better and…

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What I learned at WordPress VIP 2014 in San Francisco and Napa valley

What I learned at WordPress VIP 2014 in San Francisco and Napa valley

        Filed under: Web Design, WordPress

Apart from learning about wine, and that Napa is such an amazing place in the world, there were a bunch of stuff that I learned from the workshops I attended about security and performance, and from the conversations I had with the team from Automattic and the other attendees of this event. Vagrant, and deploying virtual…

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Drag-and-drop content layouts in WordPress

Drag-and-drop content layouts in WordPress

        Filed under: How to, Web Design, WordPress

WordPress is a great Content Management System (CMS), but it often falls short when dealing with pages (or posts) that require a layout different than a linear one. Fortunately, WordPress is very flexible in terms of extensibility, allowing the developers around the world to create plugins that improve or add new features to the CMS. For…

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WordPress: Call to undefined function wp()

WordPress: Call to undefined function wp()

        Filed under: Web Design, WordPress

WASHINGTON DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia Recently, one of our clients reported that they were seeing a PHP Fatal Error when attempting to access their website. Here is the error we saw: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp() in <WordPress path>\wp-blog-header.php on line 14 I did some research and ended up checking…

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WordPress – How to fix the “White Page of Death” after server change

WordPress – How to fix the “White Page of Death” after server change

        Filed under: How to, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

WASHINGTON DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia Today, while setting up a staging instance of a client’s website on which I would be previewing changes prior to applying them to the production server, I encountered a strange issue. All of the client’s Page content, that is nodes created under the Pages heading in the WordPress…

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How to add a target _blank on a WordPress menu item

How to add a target _blank on a WordPress menu item

        Filed under: How to, Web Design, WordPress

The new features of WordPress 3.x are great and allow us to customize the websites and manage the content flexibly. The Menus module is one of those wonderful features, but by default, it doesn’t allow to specify some attributes of the  menu items, like the “target”. In my opinion, the WordPress administration area design is…

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