January 26, 2017


Design

9 Things To Consider Before Hiring A Web Design Agency

This article was updated on July 25, 2018. Web design projects are a lot of work! Whether it‚Äôs a design refresh or a completely new web design and build, there are so many factors to consider at every stage. How much content do you have, and how is it performing? What new technology do you […]

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August 5, 2016


WordPress

The Problem With WordPress Plugins

The problem¬†with WordPress plugins is that they can be¬†both wonderful and harmful. They’re wonderful because they can simplify almost any coding process you have in addition to being extremely customizable, especially if you know how to manipulate them. But they’re harmful because they can really mess up your website, sometimes beyond the point of no […]

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June 9, 2016


WordPress

7 WordPress Tips From Our Web Development Agency

Do you know how to get the most out of your WordPress website? Whether you’re managing your business’ WordPress website, your personal site, or just want to know the Forge and Smith team’s WordPress secrets, we’re happy to share! We polled¬†the websmiths to put together a list of our seven best¬†WordPress tips to make your […]

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May 19, 2016


WordPress

Developer Focus: ACF Pro ‚Äď Component Field Add-On

We like efficiency at Forge and Smith. When we encounter a web development or web design process that takes more time and¬†effort than it should, we just have to improve¬†it. Forge and Smith WordPress developer¬†Alan Chen¬†recently released a brand-new custom field add-on¬†for:¬†Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Pro. It’s¬†is one of the¬†most utilized web developer¬†plugins for WordPress […]

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May 12, 2016


Design

Adding the Final Touches to your Website

One of the things our clients appreciate most about our web design agency is our attention to detail. We take a meticulous approach to fine details that others¬†often miss, which means our websites can create a more complete user experience. We’re happy to¬†share a few of our best¬†quality-assuring¬†processes, so you can gain further insight into […]

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October 22, 2015


WordPress

The Power of Plugins: Harnessing WordPress Extension Magic

WordPress is a beautiful beast in the world of website design. It’s popular with bloggers, international companies, and everyone in between. Most are familiar with WordPress themes because the concept is easy to grasp: they’re like swatches for decorating your house. Plugins, on the other hand, are a major component in the WordPress experience, yet […]

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August 21, 2015


WordPress

WordPress Release 4.3: What’s New?

‚ÄúI have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That’s all I know.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒBillie Holiday Should we be singing the blues about the newest WordPress release? Heck no, we love WordPress. Let’s break it down. WordPress Release 4.3 Billie News of the release was shared this week¬†by Matt Mullenweg via WordPress.org. […]

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