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email to me blocked

When researching why an email sent to you was blocked. Log-in to Barracuda > Overview > Message Log Enter the email address in question, and selected the domain name the email was sent to. If an email was blocked, it will show in the list. Click on the blocked email and browse through it looking…

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Emails not sending using Contact Form 7

When using Contact Form 7 (v5.1.1) and Google’s reCaptcha v3, if you’re getting the message “Failed to send your message. Please try later or contact the administrator by another method.” everytime when testing the form, the following solution worked for me: Copy parent theme’s header.php file to the child theme’s folder, and add the following…

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Why you should collect reviews on your own website

Trent Studios reviews by Google

Between various business review websites and social media websites hiding certain reviews of your business, and the fact that anyone can write a review (whether you actually did business with them or not) of your business, I thought I would share a few reasons why you should collect reviews on your own website, instead of…

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When downgrading your e-commerce website is a good thing

Sometimes downgrading your e-commerce website is a good (and necessary) thing. A quick history: Rocky Mountain Recumbents (formerly known as Spring Creek Recumbents) had been using Miva Merchant for several years. For those that don’t know, Miva Merchant is a high-end, enterprise-level e-commerce platform. As they say, “it’s the Cadillac” of e-commerce systems. Read my…

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11 Residential Real Estate Photography Tips

I was recently asked to photograph a condo that would soon be on the market in Old Town Fort Collins, Colorado. Below are my 11 tips for residential real estate photography. 1. Walk Through: A walk around the inside and outside of the home, preferably with the realtor and a notepad, helps you get a…

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Website Upgrade for Core Fitness and Nutrition

Dennis, of Core Fitness and Nutrition, has been a client of mine since 2009, when I designed his first website and his logo. His website has undergone a few redesigns and upgrades since then. Recently, a couple plug-ins in his WordPress website weren’t playing nicely together. The Problem: Anyone who’s had a WordPress website knows…

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Corporate Portraiture for Heliograph Communications, Inc.

The Corporate Portraiture Requirements: Johannah Knudson, of Heliograph Communications, Inc., recently hired me for her corporate portraiture. Her then current photos were outdated and didn’t truly capture who she is. Before our first photo session, she said she wanted a “professional yet approachable” look. The Photo Locations: In addition to the photos having a professional…

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