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Set CSS Variables to give WordPress clients more flexibility

So recently I’ve been mulling over how to utilize color options I created for a client in the WordPress admin.  We use SASS to compile our theme’s CSS but really wanted to utilize the color options we created with Redux Framework.  Say you wanted a user to be able to define their header background color.  You could […]

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What are Name Servers and NS Records?


Name servers are servers that hold all of your DNS records. That’s all they do. But obviously, I just threw in another technical term which probably doesn’t help. That leaves us with the question, what are DNS records? As an oversimplification, DNS records are a list of records that tell the internet where to send […]

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Removing TLS 1.0 and medium cipher suites from nginx for PCI compliance

The other day one of our clients received a report with some changes needed for PCI compliance. For the most part, the changes needed were small but they can be tricky to implement so hopefully this post helps. 1. Upgrade to the lastest version of your Linux Distro (Ubuntu 16.04 in our case at this […]

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Keeping your WordPress site up to date helps keep it secure.


This may seem like a simple premise, but keeping your website installation up to date can save you a lot of headaches. Below are some options we suggest to make sure you keep the bad guys out of your wordpress! How to keep your site up to date We suggest updating your WordPress website at […]

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Fixing the ‘regeneratorruntime is not defined’ error while using async-await


Async Await Ever since node 7.10.1 async-await functionality has been available, making our asyncronous code look more like syncronous code and therefore more readable. The Problem With my node up to date, I began using async await in my code. I was loving how clean and readable everything was when I ran into an error. […]

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Why Mobile Responsive Web Design Is So Important


When we sit down with a new client and they tell us what they want for their new website we almost always get, “I want my site to be mobile responsive” as one of their top priorities. But what is mobile responsiveness and why is it so so popular and important? When a website is mobile […]

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How to Create a Squarespace Website

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Guys, today I will be showing you how to recreate Squarespace’s Momentum template from start to finish. When I first started using Squarespace I wanted to watch other people building websites using Squarespace’s templates. I am a visual learner, and even though Squarespace is easy to […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Use Squarespace


I have been using Squarespace for almost a year now to build websites for Chiedo Labs and can honestly say I have not been disappointed yet! From it’s superb functionality to gorgeous templates, I believe Squarespace has the ability to take your business or blog to the next level. I’ve listed my top 5 reasons why I […]

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How to Move Your Blog from WordPress to GatsbyJS

Last week, I moved our entire website from WordPress to GatsbyJS. For those curious as to my thought process, it was this. We run a web development shop and although we were using WordPress to power our website, we weren’t using WordPress to do much at all. We were writing all our blog posts using […]

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