Category: WordPress

Materiell Caps 2015 at Inaugural WordCamp US, Prepares For a Prolific 2016

As we’ve previously explained, WordCamp events in years past have been organized as conferences and run by regional volunteers who are enthusiastic about the WordPress CMS. Materiell team members have attended several of these events, including WordCamps held in San Francisco and Orange County, California. Usually consisting of development, design, and content-focused tracks, these WordPress-centric conferences are… Read more »

Materiell Attends WordCamp Orange County 2015, Engages the WordPress Community

WordPress is known as the world’s leading and most user-friendly multi-site content management system. Something even long-time WordPress end users may not know, however, is just how dedicated the WordPress social and development communities are when it comes to user engagement and continued technological innovation. As a platform that is entirely open source, WordPress relies on the participation of its… Read more »

Materiell named as a top WordPress Designer and Developer in Clutch Research’s latest national leader matrix.

As we’ve made mention of over the past few weeks, Materiell of Alexandria, Virginia has recently been awarded honors for our design and development work on individual client websites, including for American Press Institute and the International Institute of Global Resilience. These are powerful validations that acknowledge the innovative, holistic approach Materiell employs for all of our… Read more »

2014 W3 Awards Honor Materiell For International Institute of Global Resilience Website

After receiving the Best in Class Award from the Interactive Media Council just a handful of weeks ago, Materiell is excited to announce another recent recognition of our WordPress web design and development efforts. The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts has named Materiell as a Silver Winner of the 2014 W3 Awards for our creative strategy… Read more »

Materiell Awarded Highest Honor in Interactive Media Awards for Work on American Press Institute Website

The Interactive Media Council recently named the winners of the 2014 Interactive Media Awards, and we are excited to announce that Materiel has won the IMA Best in Class Award for our design and development work on American Press Institute’s website. This award serves as validation for what our clients already know – Materiell’s comprehensive… Read more »

Avoiding Common Mistakes Prior to Launching a WordPress-Powered Web Project

The web design and development process leading up to the launch of a large-scale, multi-site WordPress web property has the potential to be quite complex. In many cases, it involves the expert integration of design and development teams, each managing a different aspect of the impending launch, often simultaneously with one another. With multiple professionals working on many… Read more »

The WordPress CMS for Local Government Website Design and Development

WordPress has come a long way since it was launched a little over a decade ago. In fact, it is estimated that over 22% of sites on the web today are powered by this popular content management system. While it has always boasted the ability to run projects as varied as self-hosted personal websites all… Read more »

Maryland’s Healthcare Insurance Exchange Issues Highlight the Need for WordPress Code Reviews and Audits

Numerous concerns exist for the individuals tasked with overseeing a company’s web development project from inception to completion. There is also no question that the stakes for successful execution of a project throughout every stage of the process are considerably high. Since an organization’s website is often a consumer’s first point of contact with a… Read more »

Using WordPress to Create Intranet Sites

Managing Communications and Workload Expectations Effective communication is an essential component of all successful workflows. Improvements in the capacity to generate, store and share information have increased the workloads for staff members and managers across all types of organizations. Managers find themselves tasked with meeting ever increasing expectations and the only way for them to… Read more »

A Vehicle for Ideas – Materiell Helps the American Press Institute Renew Its Brand and Online Presence

It is often said that an image is worth a thousand words, and that in the near future, the web will kill print media. And while these statements may have some overall truth to them, the design and content of the recently redesigned website for the Arlington, Virginia based American Press Institute, API, shows us… Read more »