Web Site Redesigns

Here are a few of the projects I’ve worked on where a broken down old web site got a new focus and functionality using WordPress.

International Leadership Association


ILA old web site screenshot


ILA new web site screenshot

This challenging project took a team effort to re-design a 10 year old web site built on a proprietary CMS  with WordPress.  Not only did the site get an entire makeover using templates created with Elementor, a large volume of copy, images and videos were moved to the new site which features an entirely new navigation scheme.





I took an old site build with a custom CMS that was out dated featuring art direction that was rudderless. For the makeover my client chose the popular Zerif Lite theme giving us an engaging design. The copy was updated to let prospective clients know that Rapidemand is a leader in making large technology deals.

Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests


Screenshot of ARCWP webiste before the makeover


Screenshot of ARCWP web site afrter makeover

For this project I migrated the site from a very small web hosting company to SiteGround, a major player in WordPress hosting.

Using the popular GeneratePress theme I met the objective of using the color story of the old site for the new one.

We also reorganized the content using Blog categories. We added an easy to use translate plugin to serve their world wide audience. We put into a place a better way to play the site’s many videos.

This client was very hands on as her knowledge and interest in WordPress was very strong. We had a very enjoyable collaborative effort.

The Canadian Mineralogist


Screenhot of the CanMin web site before the maeover



Here I moved the client’s site from wordpress.com to WP Engine, a managed WP hosting service. That was quite a leap.

We replaced very confusing, bloated site navigation with a streamlined approach to the content. I added 3 different Gravity Forms, one of which was a fairly complex publications request form.

I used the old site’s logo as my guide for a more appealing site header logo.

As with other projects I created a child theme based using the popular theme, Amadeus.

Gallant Editorial Services


Screenshot of Gallant Editorial Servicse before site makeover


Screenshot of Gallant Editorial Servicse after site makeover

My client wanted an easier theme to work with but to maintain, as much as possible, the art direction of her site that she loved.

I chose the popular GeneratePress theme and added several styling and functionality customizations. Attention was paid to correctly resize your Project page images.

This site was also converted to use Gutenberg just before it was officially released in WordPress 5.0.

Spa Sisters/Awakening In Nature



This was one of my favorite projects as I converted an old fashioned static HTML site to WordPress. Fortunately, the site was small and I was able to copy/paste the content.

The client loved Elementor which was the new WordPress page builder during the project. We used it to integrate PayPal buttons and forms generated by the Contact Form 7 plugin.

My Pledge To You

Here are my values I bring to every project.

You’ll never say, “I can’t find Bud” or “He never responds to me.” I take pride in getting back to clients quickly.

The Golden Rule of web development. I could not live with myself if I didn’t take this approach.

My fees are flat so you know the cost of your project. If something goes outside of our Agreement then you’ll know what that costs beforehand. No surprise

I’ll always suggest a preferred approach to solve a problem. If you don’t like it I’lll do it your way.

Clients know things too!

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