How Big is Your Sandbox?

How Big is Your Sandbox?

So, you need to revamp your website. Maybe you’ve always wanted to be able to feature an employee on the home page or display a counter with the number of folks you’ve helped this year, but your older model website doesn’t support those nifty features. Knowing your...

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Getting from A to B

Getting from A to B

Here at Earthling, we build custom websites and applications that solve our partner’s business problems. Leading up to the launch of your project, some technical setup is required so that the published website allows the user to get from Point A (typing the domain...

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The Quest for Support Details

The Quest for Support Details

You wake up in a dark office, the monitor across the room lights up and you are drawn to it. You stumble toward the desk and peer at the screen. There is a note: Your blood pressure rises. Your brain races from one corner to the next. “Who is Jill?” “Where am I?!” The...

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Thanks from an Earthling

Thanks from an Earthling

If you haven't got your health, you haven't got anything. -Count Rugan, "The Princess Bride" (1987) First and foremost, during this whole wackadoo year, I'm thankful that I'm healthy (albeit a little more round than I'd like). I'm thankful that Earthlings were poised...

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

By Jamie Role, Director of Applications When I graduated from college and got my first job as a programmer, I felt like I could do anything. The first few years in the working world I felt eager and confident, but then the doubt started creeping in. I saw all these...

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5 WordPress User Roles and What They *Really* Mean

5 WordPress User Roles and What They *Really* Mean

Why is it important to know about, pay attention to, and moderate the use of User Roles on your WordPress website? Not everyone needs carte blanc access to all of the administration area of your site. Some of your content managers may only need to write their own...

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