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How We Helped JST Coaching Maintain Their Site And Boost SEO Traffic By 20%

Founded by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, JST Coaching is the leading authority on student coaching and ADHD/EF student coaching. We help JST Coaching manage a wide range of website tasks including hosting, WordPress maintenance, SEO support, and new WordPress features. How We Helped JST Coaching Grow With A Reliable Site JST Coaching was looking for a partner… Read more »

AWS Enterprise Web Hosting Review: For Mission-Critical WordPress Sites

You don’t need us to tell you that hosting an enterprise website is wildly different from hosting the “average” website. With a mission-critical website, areas like security, availability, and scalability go from “nice to have” to “absolutely essential.” And most hosts just aren’t set up to handle that kind of pressure. AWS Enterprise Hosting is,… Read more »

JointsWP 5 has launched!

JointsWP launched a little more than 5 years ago as a forked version of Bones (R.I.P.) that included some Foundation 4 functionality. Since then JointsWP has grown and is now used by thousands of developers worldwide on everything from enterprise level WordPress websites to personal blogs. We’re excited to launch JointsWP 5 today (in both… Read more »

WordCamp SLC 2017: Maintaining and Managing WordPress

WordCamp Salt Lake City 2017 was an absolute blast, full of awesome presentations and even better people. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak at the conference about our specialty – WordPress maintenance and support. Our presentation is now available in PDF form, “You Just Launched Your WordPress Site. Now What?”. Have any questions?… Read more »

Website Accessibility: Does Your Website Violate the ADA?

Restaurants, bars, schools, gyms, in fact, any business that is open to the public would be well-advised to check the accessibility of its website after a blind man recently sued supermarket chain Winn-Dixie and won. Juan Carlos Gil claimed that Winn-Dixie had violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act because he couldn’t access… Read more »

You Just Launched Your WordPress Site. Now What?

Launching your WordPress site is always exciting. You get to watch all that hard work and planning transform into a tangible asset that the world can enjoy. It’s awesome – congratulations! But here’s the deal: Your job isn’t done just because your site is out and in the wild. Not by a longshot.

Why We Love Foundation 6

The launch of Foundation 6 marked some of the biggest changes to the popular CSS framework in recent memory. At Materiell, we’ve been using Foundation for quite some time and now that we have a few projects under our belt using Foundation 6, we’re happy to say we love it more now than ever before. Here’s why. Big Things Come… Read more »

Why You Don’t Need to Update JointsWP or Foundation

As WordPress users, we’ve been trained to keep all components of our WordPress install – plugins, themes, core, etc – completely up-to-date to avoid security issues. In fact, the number one question I get about JointsWP is: how do I update JointsWP and/or Foundation? Here’s the answer: you shouldn’t. The Case for Not Updating JointsWP is… Read more »