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Why I use Genesis Framework for my WordPress sites

In praise of process There is great freedom of creativity with the right tools in place. Genesis Framework is one of those tools that has greatly enhanced the WordPress websites we build. Recently I was asked to share an overview of what Genesis is and why I’m using it at our local WPJax WordPress Meetup. If this interests you, below …

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Dev to Live Environment for WordPress

I’ve had several requests for the notes from my talk with Jeff MacGregor at the WP Jax Meetup about setting up a development environment for WordPress and the process we use to go live. So with that in mind, I’m making our slides available below. This process works with the free plugins discussed. I personal prefer to use a site …

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Reading: A Non-Negotiable

I just finished a quite lengthy, but deeply profound article by Christopher Butler on Smashing Magazine on the current state of content and information in our world: Content: A Blessing, A Bubble, A Burden. The inundation of information (in particular, digital information) in our lives has reached climatic levels. Yet the quality, and usefulness, of that information has perhaps reached …

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Launch of Campaign Website for Melvin Usery

This week saw the timely launch of my most recent project. Melvin Usery is running for re-election as Port Commissioner for the Ocean Highway and Port Authority in Nassau County, Florida. It is my honor to assist his campaign in marketing and promotion. Visit www.melvinusery.com to see the latest portfolio work by Open Sky Web Studio.

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Responding to Change

Keeping up with technology, code and design news is a daunting task all by itself.  But with the help of a good feed reader, it’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my day.  Inherent in the process of drinking from this fire hose of information, however, is the need to selectively monitor and limit what new ideas out there …

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Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center

Open Sky Web Studio is now partnering with Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center for the rebuild and relaunch of their website.   It is their mission to serve our communities through health education and resources. Northeast Florida AHEC features an effective Tobacco Cessation program and training opportunities.  They serve Nassau, Baker, Clay, Duval, St. John’s, Flagler, and Volusia counties. It …

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