Author Archives: Lauren Pittenger

The SSA Website Home Page

Building Connections: A Custom WordPress Theme for SSA

We recently had the pleasure of designing and developing a new website for the Seismological Society of America. The Seismological Society of America, SSA, was eager to better connect with its members via its own website, and for its site to be a more versatile platform for attracting new members. Under the leadership of our friends and colleagues at Tadpole Collective, we designed and built a new custom WordPress theme for SSA. Continue reading »

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WordCamp US

Looking Forward to WordCamp US: Heading to Music City, USA

With December only a few weeks away, we are looking forward to attending one last WordCamp – the biggest WordCamp in the US, WordCamp US (WCUS).
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LBDesign Mini Project Update

Mini Project Update: VIP + ARH

At LBDesign, we help many different clients manage and grow their online presence through website design, marketing strategy, copywriting, social media, and more. Recently we helped two longtime clients step up their presence. Continue reading »

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How I Built It: An interview with Liam Dempsey

How I Built It: Liam Dempsey + a WordPress Meetup

As we highlighted in our newsletter last month, Liam Dempsey was recently interviewed on a new, popular podcast, How I Built It. Through his podcast, Joe Casabona interviews women and men about how they built a product, a WordPress plugin, a successful business and more.
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Charitable donations of food and drink

MLK Give Back Day

With MLK Day of Service around the corner, we are looking forward to and preparing to be of service as a team in suburban Philadelphia. We will be joining volunteers to assemble bags of goods for those experiencing addiction in the Philadelphia community. Continue reading »

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Liam Dempsey in Movember 2016

Have You Met Gary? Help Us Raise Awareness About Men’s Health Issues

Some 15 years ago, Liam first grew a beard. It was a goatee, if Liam’s memory serves him correctly. Shortly after he began sporting facial hair, a friend asked Liam, “What do you call that?” Upon reflection, Liam now appreciates that his friend was asking about the name of that style of beard. However, at the time, Liam thought his friend was, quite literally, asking the name of his beard. Then and there, Liam named his beard, Gary. Continue reading »

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WordCamp US Volunteer

Join Us at WordCamp US

With December just around the corner, we are greatly looking forward to and busily preparing for WordCamp US, the largest WordPress conference ever to be held. For the second year in a row, WordCamp US will be held in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. Continue reading »

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Coleman Hawkins

What We’re Excited About in WordPress 4.5

Last Tuesday saw the release of WordPress 4.5 “Coleman,” the first major WordPress release of 2016. With it comes some exciting new features that we’re eager to begin implementing into our daily workflows.

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Collecting Donations with WordPress

Online Donations With Your WordPress Website

For directors and chief executives of charitable and non-profit organizations, increasing online donations presents real challenges. As part of our daily work at LBDesign, we regularly help such organizations implement and market new or updated WordPress-driven online donation functionality. Continue reading »

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Contributing to the WordPress Community in 2015

Contributing to the WordPress Community in 2015

As communications designers, WordPress is an integral part of our everyday lives. We use it to publish our own content, as well as our clients’. From the occasional blog post to sharing event details around the country, WordPress is our go-to tool. We use it to sell products, collect donations and build e-mail marketing lists. Our primary focus is designing and developing custom WordPress themes. We’ve even recently begun to use the Genesis framework for select projects. Continue reading »

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