CMS

phpExcel: Adding accounting format and review

While working on a long-standing CMS (Content Management System) project I needed to find a way to export database results into a working Excel document. For years I have been creating functions which exported .CSV files which were then easily imported into Excel, but for this project a working Excel document was needed and I […]

Content Management Systems’ (CMS) have become the norm for web design

12 years ago, when I started in the web design business I spent a lot of time building static web sites. Most of my time was spent in Photoshop at the design stage of web development. Here, I would export my design as slices in a table layout. From there I would designate a few […]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Checklist

So your very excited, you have a great new website and want to share it with the world to generate some interest in your business. The problem is that no one is finding it and other than through word of mouth you don’t know how to let the world know your awesome website exists. So […]

New responsive WordPress website with structured data

We are happy to announce the launch of our upgraded website. We realized that we were building responsive websites with structured data but hadn’t added those features to our own website (sometimes you just get too busy). So now we have made this website fully responsive to all devices, try it out on your iphone […]

Case Study: Custom Extranet and CMS for a Unique Business

We have just completed a project for a long – standing client (Bluestein Export Import Inc. a.k.a. BEI) which involved the creation of a content management and accounting system for their business. This project was unique as this client is the only company in their narrow niche. Finding an out-of -the box CMS or accounting […]

Doctors of Thoracic Surgery WordPress Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Doctors of Thoracic Surgery (D.O.T.S.) WordPress website. Working with Blammo who handled the graphic design and project management, we built a custom WordPress theme for this fantastic life saving organization. One of the challenges of this WordPress theme was the many different levels of navigation including a […]

2 new WordPress websites with geolocations

Over the last month we have launched 2 custom WordPress theme websites, both of which  are integrated with Google’s geolocator. What this does is allow locations to be searched by postal code to provide end users with the most relevant data for them.  In both cases we seamlessly integrated the locations into the WordPress administration […]

Jar Creative WordPress Website Live

Wearing my hat as the website developer for Jar Creative I am happy to announce the launch of their new website. This website pushed the limits of WordPress theme development and I am very pleased to be have been part of the team which includes Designers, Creative Directors, Project Managers and SEO Specialists. One item […]

New WordPress Website launched – Rohmer and Fenn Law

Over the holidays we launched the Rohmer and Fenn Law website. We handled both the design and development of this website and created a custom WordPress template for the client. It includes a full WordPress content management system, SEO (Search engine optimization), and all content is easily update-able by Rohmer and Fenn.

Green & Clean WordPress Website

This summer Darkstar Media designed and developed the Green & Clean Energy company website. It is a WordPress template which has multi language support. It includes a CMS for managing all content, which includes text for both languages, images, and the callouts and calls to action. The ability to create custom meta tags and descriptions […]