Author Archives: Liam Dempsey

General Data Protection Regulation

A Brief Overview of GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law focused on the protection of personal data for all residents of countries within the European Union. This new legislation aims to give individuals greater control over their personal data and to change the approach of organizations across the world towards data privacy. The GDPR goes into effect on 25-May-2018. Continue reading »

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Philly 'burbs WordPress Meetup panel on Gutenberg

Gutenberg + WordPress: What Is It and What Does It Mean for You?

On Monday, 05-Feb-2018, the Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup focused on Gutenberg, the new content editor within WordPress. Over the course of the evening, the group enjoyed an overview of Gutenberg, what it does, when it’s likely to be incorporated into WordPress core, and where it’s heading in a technical sense. The evening then turned to a panel discussion about what Gutenberg will mean for the individual panelist’s respective businesses. Continue reading »

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The Girls Home website

Supporting Young Girls in Nicaragua with a New Website

Late last month, we published a new website for our long time client, The Girls Home. In Granada, Nicaragua, The Girls Home Central offers shelter, safety, education, and more to 34 local girls. The girls are social orphans, unable to stay with their families due to a variety of unique circumstances. The Girls Home is run by the Madre Albertina nuns. Continue reading »

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Our Approach to Web Hosting and Domain Name Registration

As communications designers, we have built our solid reputation by delivering top quality marketing and design services to businesses and non-profits in Europe, America, and Africa. We pride ourselves on our focus and commitment to our clients, always working to deliver strong returns on their investment and looking out for their best interests. It is with that focus on customer attention that we deliberately choose not to offer web hosting, domain name registration or similar services. Continue reading »

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Google Page 1 Ranking

Maintaining Local Google Search Ranking After Relocation

At LBDesign, we work closely with clients to help get them found in local Google searches. Appearing high in Google search results means being found by people looking for the services our clients provide. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Philly 2017

WordCamp Philly is Almost Here!

As involved as we are with the WordPress community, we get excited when it’s nearly time for any local WordCamp. Yet, this time we’re super excited because it’s our own local WordCamp – WordCamp Philly! Continue reading »

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WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017

WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017: A Recap + Slides

On Friday, September 8th, Lauren Pittenger drove the five hours from suburban Philadelphia to Pittsburgh to attend and speak at the second annual WordCamp Pittsburgh. As expected, WordCamp Pittsburgh prove a wonderfully valuable experience, packed with lots of educational and networking opportunities.

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Hallway Chats

A Belated Introduction to Hallway Chats

As it’s been more than three months since Liam Dempsey and Tara Claeys launched their new podcast, we figure we should probably announce it on our website. Hallway Chats is a new podcast that introduces the unique designers, developers, marketing consultants, content creators, project managers, and more who make our community the flourishing environment we love.
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Where to find stock photos

Free and Paid Stock Photos

At LBDesign, we’ve regularly asked to help our clients find stock photos for use on their new websites or in their marketing materials. Depending on the project, we rely on both free and paid stock photos. Continue reading »

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WordPress Support Forum

WordPress Support Forums: 100 Replies In

As WordCamp US approached, I began considering how I wanted to spend Contributor Day at the WordPress conference. I reviewed the different options available through the WordPress Community and decided that Support would be a good fit for my skill set. I also thought it would be a manageable way in: answer a few tickets, see if I like the work, and meet a few people on the Support Team. It looked to be just the right amount of commitment. A good way to test the waters, as it were. Continue reading »

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