Kimi’s Carpets Plus – Fuquay Varina

TLDR; This company, Kimi’s Carpets Plus in Fuquay Varina, owned by Mike and Kimberly Quinn, overpromises and underdelivers, accepting payment for work they’re not able to complete. The owner is rude, unprofessional, and has a temper with both his employees […]

Yak Milk Soap by Yak My Body

Recently my wife launched Yak Milk Soap by Yak My Body. This is a social enterprise that empowers marginalized Tibetan women with soap making skills to become economically independent. My personal favorite is the Uncle Tomba Sandlewood & Lemongrass Yak Milk Soap. […]

WordPress 4.4

WordPress 4.4 has just been released. Check out the notes and video below to see what’s new. For Users -New Default Theme Twenty Sixteen –Responsive Images –Embeds improvements For Developers –Rest API –Terms now support metadata –Comment query improvements –Term, […]

So a bar walks into an office…

Recently, my WordPress Development company announced an opening for an administrative assistant. We're looking to hire an administrative assistant in the Raleigh/Durham area. We are open to college students… — Semper Fi Web Design (@semperfidev) June 26, 2014 Imagine […]

9 WAYS TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT YOUR WORK asked me to do a guest blog post for their readers on getting serious about work. This is a website for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses, with the occasional post for someone getting started in the professional workplace. Click here to check out […]

Hard at Work

Some of the rest of the furniture for the new Semper Fi Web Design office came in today. We don’t even have all the desks yet, but the lounge bar and sofas have arrived. (We didn’t have a need for […]

Why the hiring process is like speed dating and shotgun weddings

Here’s an excellent article from Cory Miller of iThemes and Backup Buddy   On a related topic, we’re still hiring.

Semper Plugins Launches – with 30% Discount

Semper Plugins, a project of Semper Fi Web Design, has officially launched. Semper Plugins is the home of the All in One SEO Pack – Pro Version and other premium plugins to make your WordPress site work better – and work […]

WordPress 3.3

You can now download WordPress 3.3

Black Friday Sales of WordPress premium themes, plugins, services

WordPress 3.2

WordPress 3.2 is now available. Remember that the new minimum requirements are now PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0.

A Small Orange hacked

Web hosting company, A Small Orange, sent this email to its customers today. I’m reminded of when Media Temple was hacked recently. However, while A Small Orange still hasn’t let us know all the details, for instance the nature of […]

Torbert Road

Torbert Road in Pennsylvania…

Media Temple Hacked

I don’t normally do negative posts about another person or company, but I feel this needs to get out there.  A few hours ago I received an email from MediaTemple, where I host several of my clients.  It was an […]

WordPress Plugin and Theme GPL Misconceptions, Misinformation, and Perspective

I don’t have some crazy linkbait title bashing some plugin, developer, or Automattic employee/executive, but you’re here so I guess you still found the post somehow. Lately, there has been a lot of talk about a variety of issues related […]

Foreman Field – Old Dominion University

Check out the new Foreman Field football stadium facility at Old Dominion University.  The ODU stadium is still a construction zone.  The game day building in the Southern Endzone is new.  In the next several years both stands will be […]

All in One SEO Pack increased support for WordPress as a CMS

The new version of All in One SEO Pack now has increased support for using WordPress as a Content Management System.  There are also various bug fixes and security updates.  Make sure you stay up to date with the ONLY […]

Stan Crawford

I checked my mail today and found a relatively large, padded envelope. I opened it to find a signed copy of the latest album, Crazy Water, from Stan Crawford.

Sans Illegible

I’ve never been much into typography but as a habitual photoshop user, I’m burdened with some number of thousands of fonts on my computer. I recently came to the profound realization that it is silly for there not to be […]