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...
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...
HubSpot vs WordPress?

HubSpot vs WordPress?

During my “Car Shopping for a CMS” webinar, I leaned heavily on that metaphor to describe the difference between a handful of CMS choices: Craft CMS, WordPress, and Wix/Squarespace. A great conversation topic arose around another option: HubSpot CMS. What does it do...
Why WordPress Works—A Forward Fest Presentation

Why WordPress Works—A Forward Fest Presentation

I recently had the honor to speak at Foward Fest Madison this year, and it was a real treat! I was able to share my thoughts and knowledge with a captive audience, and almost everyone stayed for the entire event! I shared some reasons that WordPress has been...
Migrating from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7: Straight Truth and Helpful Tips

Migrating from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7: Straight Truth and Helpful Tips

You may already know that PHP 5 is going to reach end-of-life at the end of the year, meaning the PHP Group which maintains PHP will stop providing security patches in December. While we recommend that you upgrade to PHP 7 as soon as is practical, we also know that...