In addition to building out the site, I also provided instruction in best blogging practices, SEO management, and promotional strategies.
My client wanted a design that reflected her professional attitude—strength, femininity, and business savvy. Her logo was red, so I went with a split-complimentary blue and purple palate to emphasize those qualities.
Now, normally https certificates need to be purchased—and renewed—from an external registrar every three months. However because I always setup independent cloud servers through Digital Ocean, I was able to install a serverside system capable of generating free https certificates automatically.
In my experience most themes, whether they claim to be “responsive” or not, require adjusting through CSS (and sometimes more intensive means) to create a seamless experience across mobile platforms.
“With Peter in my corner, I have no technical worries.” —Pamela McMullen, The Mapping Studio LLC
The real trick with this site is that it has to house two largely disparate (yet frequently overlapping) portfolios—namely freelance writing and web design.
One of the biggest challenges was setting up the shopping cart to be as richly featured as possible while keeping the overhead—both in terms of plugin costs, and server processes—as low as possible.
Nina needed a simple site that could serve as the hub for her freelance writing and translating business. She wanted a straight forward, minimalist design that still retained a classic, sophisticated feel.
This has got to be one of the most delicious projects I’ve worked on to date. I mean seriously…Who doesn’t love ice cream?!