Category Archives: Techno-babble

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Laughing Buddha Body Piercing

Years ago I took a web design gig on Craigslist. The owner of Laughing Buddha Tattoo shop in Seattle was looking for a new website. In time, sales from the new site surged! The site has evolved over the years … Continue reading

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New Handl Defense Website

Handl Defense has a new and improved website! This go-around, we decided to focus on user experience and make the website super easy to use. We also took our time with the mobile styles, making sure the site is just … Continue reading

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Just completed a few upgrades to the ClearSign website…

Thermal Exposure just completed a few upgrades to the ClearSign website… If you haven’t heard of ClearSign before, well now you have! And you’ll be sure to hear the name a lot more. ClearSign is developing some radical new technologies … Continue reading

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Cole Smithey Redesign

I recently had the privilege of working with film critic and prolific video blogger Cole Smithey. Ted Rall (the political cartoonist) recommended Cole and I work together after I helped Ted with┬áhis site. Cole’s project required quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Fix broken Apache config after Upgrading to OS X Yosemite

I finally bit the bullet and upgraded to OS X Yosemite. If you’re like me and use your mac for local web development, you may have noticed that your Apache configuration is a little out of wack. I’ve written a … Continue reading

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A New Website for Symetrix Pro Audio

Symetrix.co got a major upgrade today! I’m happy to have had a hand in it.

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Essential WordPress Plugins You Should Install on Every Site You Build

Yeah, okay. I realize it’s a bit arrogant to try to dictate to everyone in the world what plugins they should install on their own WordPress sites. So, I come before you humbly to suggest that this suite of plugins … Continue reading

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Set up your own local domains for web development on Mac OSX

I do a lot of local web development, mostly using WordPress. I have written several guides, including: a step-by-step guide to getting WordPress up and running on your local mac setting up multiple localhost subdomains for testing more than one … Continue reading
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WooCommerce Authorize.Net DPM Error: This transaction cannot be accepted. (Check your server’s UTC Time!)

If you’re using WooCommerce’s Authorize.net DPM (Direct Post Method) plug-in for handing off credit card transactions to Authorize.net’s payment gateway you may run into the following error:

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ClearSign Combustion Corporation Branding Case Study

“ClearSign chose Thermal Exposure from among several companies to help design and develop our visual identity. Since that time we have expanded their role to include corporate videos, website design and hosting and branding and messaging. We continue to be … Continue reading

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