How to Display the Excerpt in WordPress

WordPress Excerpt Field

What is the excerpt? The excerpt is a description or small portion of a blog post. Most of the time it is used on the main blog page to show small teasers for your most recent posts. The excerpt needs to be intriguing and exciting to persuade users to click through to the full post. […]

Why Your Site Should Be Responsive

Responsive Web Design

I have been making a lot of responsive websites lately. I know that the term has been around for a few years, but it seems that it is just now making it into the mainstream language for most of my clients. A New Way of Thinking I have made about 10 responsive sites (like this […]

5 Favorite WordPress Plugins I Use Everyday

Gravity Forms WordPress plugin

One of my favorite things about WordPress is the vast collection of plugins available. A plugin extends the core functionality of WordPress to do almost anything you want. I like writing my own WordPress plugins, but sometimes there is already a solution available that can save me both time and money. Here is a list […]

Strava Ride Details WordPress Plugin

Strava WordPress Plugin

I just posted a new plugin on the WordPress Plugin repository called Strava Ride Details. Using Strava’s API, it allows you to post ride details from a single ride using only the ride ID. Using a shortcode, you can add the following info to a post or page: Ride Name Distance Elevation Gain Moving Time […]

Thank You for Two Great Years!

Endo Creative celebrated its two year anniversary last month. Two years ago I started this company in an effort to serve others by building affordable, high quality websites for the small business owner. Over the past two years I have been blown away by the amazing people that I have had the pleasure to work […]

10 Easy Ways to Secure WordPress

Here are the slides from my presentation at the Fort Collins WordPress meetup on WordPress security. I cover basic tips that anyone can take to make their site more secure. Be sure and check out the resource links in the slide deck for more information about securing your site.

How to Install WordPress Backup to Dropbox

I’ve been using the WordPress Backup to Dropbox plugin a lot lately, so I thought I’d put together a quick tutorial on how to install and configure the plugin. If you need a quick, easy, and free way to backup your WordPress site, I highly recommend WordPress Backup to Dropbox. Even if your server goes […]