“What do you mean my site is ‘Not secure’!?”: SSL, HTTPS, and how you can get that magic green lock


Hi everyone! My name is Corey Adkins, I’m a junior developer working for Press Up and will be publishing new content here from time to time. Here’s something I wrote originally for my site, GoodPress Development. Enjoy! The SSLpocalypse has come. Not really, but on July 1st, Google Chrome began marking all sites that are […]

Why You Need a Plan for Site Support


Jenga | why you need site support

The moment your website launches, support starts. Ongoing support is one of the most underappreciated costs of owning a website. The moment your website launches, support starts. Believing otherwise is a bit like buying a pet goldfish and being surprised that you also need to pay for fish food. Why You Need Support You need […]

Video: The Three Plans You Need to Have in Place Before Starting a Website


Here’s a video about what makes websites succeed and fail. The video explains that every website needs three kinds of plans to succeed: A strategic plan: the overall vision (inspiration) for the site, turned into measurable goals, with evidence that the goals are achievable by the site owner, and a look at strategic risk (possible challenges and obstacles to […]

What You’ll Need to Invest in Your Website


A website is not a purchase; it’s an ongoing investment. This is perhaps the most important thing you can hear before having a site built. We’ll be exploring this distinction by looking at what proper website maintenance requires. Before that, though, we’ll be using a (we hope memorable) metaphor to examine the ways most websites […]