PeepSo – the social network plugin to rival BuddyPress?

A few months a new social plugin for WordPress launched. This plugin is called PeepSo and it turns your WordPress site into a social network. I’d considered writing up my thoughts on it back in July when it launched but then I wanted to give it a few months to bed in and iron out[…]

Coronado Time Ning Migration

Migrating a large Ning site to WordPress with BuddyPress

I’ve recently finished a rather large Ning migration to WordPress project so thought I would share the end result for those interested in seeing what can be achieved with the Ning archiving tool and a somewhat tortuous data cleaning and manipulation process. This local newspaper site for a beautiful island just off of San Diego[…]

Getting Satisfaction! Client’s Education Center on WordPress

Get Satisfaction powers thousands of active online customer communities, hosting more than 35 million consumers each month. Their customer ‘Education Center’ needed a revamp and to be more ‘on brand’ so an old friend from her time at Ning got in touch having seen my work developing and designing Ning websites. The brief was simple:[…]

Find a Lawyer

Migrating my Ning site to BuddyPress

During the winter I had an informal discussion with a good friend who works at a large publishing company. That discussion centered on my legal community site Defero Law, a site I set up in 2010 on the Ning platform, and the possibility of his company acquiring the rights to the site. As it turned[…]

Ballet Website on WordPress

Chelmsford Ballet Company

The Chelmsford Ballet Company are an amateur ballet company who set professional standards for all their work, involving professionals in their productions, courses, and other teaching and workshop opportunities. Based in Chelmsford, their members are drawn from Essex and the surrounding areas. Until recently, they had a website that was static, poorly designed and didn’t[…]