Launch New AdWords Product Checklist

How to build a landing page specifically for AdWords: Setup a new landing page specifically for this product’s ads. You can do multiple to correspond with AdGroups and Ad copy, but we’re going to just do one landing page per product for now. One call to action is a Buy on Amazon button that send them … Continued

Setting Up Optimizely for WordPress

The launch of Optimizely X appears to be fairly new, I haven’t learned much about it. The old issue I used to have with Optimizely was that it couldn’t test PHP values, such two different gravity forms. It appears the Optimizely X will fix that, and you can install it with Composer. But I’m going … Continued

Quickstart: Setting Up New Macs

Login to Apple ID, setup a separate password for login (recommended) Change profile picture Setup Dark Theme in System Settings>General Setup hidden dock in System Settings>Dock Remove all unused apps from the dock Download Chrome from Safari and set as default browser (cleanup and organize extensions) AdBlock Boomerang for Gmail Google Mail Checker Honey Page Ruler … Continued

Sage 9 Setup

Don’t forget to: Vagrant up: Open terminal and run: cd sites/project-folder/trellis && vagrant up Run: open . to open finder Backup original on Github: Open Github desktop app Find theme in Finder Drag and drop into Github Create and add Name “The Creation”, and commit Publish Name, and push repository Back in terminal, navigate to your sage … Continued

Getting Started with React.js

Table of Contents: 1. Introduction: Why React is Different 2. Component Basics: 2.1 First Component 2.2 Jsx vs. React.DOM 2.3 Managing States 2.4 Props Events/Refs Best Practices Directional Flow of Data 2-way Data Binding Build Processes Build an Application 1.1 Why React is Different: What is React?   Released in 2013 Bi-product of Facebook R&D Used … Continued

Gravity Forms Notifications Using the Twilio Add-on

Instant Lead Notifications: When I built a website on Bootstrap earlier this year, we were using to Zapier to notify the client of leads and submissions. When you’re a hosting company branded around being fast, you want to be punctual getting back to the prospects. To keep my overhead low, I was on the free … Continued

Project Blueprint: Jackalope.io (v2.0)

Prerequisite: Quick setup Planning: Timely: Time Tracking App Corresponding Trello board Discovery: Jackalope Media Priority 1: Local Deployment via gulp watch Remove any unnecessary hosts Installing the Roots package– Bedrock, Trellis, and Sage Priority 2: Deploy Staging Environment Deploying Bedrock and Sage via Trellis Priority 3: Develop Local Site then Deploy to Staging Design Site Create Hand Drawn Mockups … Continued

Setting up Call Tracking and Recording with Twilio

• go to twimlbin.com • click create a new twimlbin • under the xml encoding tag type:    – <Response> (capital letter needed)    – under that insert: <Dial record=”true”>555-555-5555(# to forward to)</Dial>    – close: </Response> • any invalid twiml will show in red tags • grab your twimlbin url and copy • go … Continued

Project Blueprint: Jack4.1.2

First priority: local deployment via gulp watch Remove any unnecessary hosts Installing the Roots package– Bedrock, Trellis, and Sage2.0 Second priority: staging deployment. Deploying Bedrock and Sage via Trellis adding my domain to my host file (see gas mask)   Working on Sage Locally– before we do anything past gulp watching, go to step 4. Deploy … Continued

Using Composer with Gravity Forms

Using Composer with Gravity Forms is way harder than it should be. Here’s a post explaining how I figured out how to do it. I’ll admit, I have yet to try out all of the different options people recommended, but all I know was that my solution of linking to GravityForms’ .zip download link has proven … Continued