What exactly is SSL and why does my site need it?

What exactly is SSL and why does my site need it?

The fast and simple answer is that since July of 2019, Google will mark your site as unsafe if you don’t have an SSL certificate. And that means you’ll lose visitors to your site by the score. But maybe you want to know more… If so, read on. What is...
Welcome

Welcome

Hi, I’m M.A. Bell and I’m writing this blog to chronicle my transition from full-time Mom to successful graduate of the intensive Web Technology A.E.C. Program at John Abbott College, and, hopefully, on to a job as a web designer

Why WebMom?

Why WebMom?

Let’s face it, we aren’t aging the way our parents’ generation did.
And so I decided to revive webmom.ca, as a blog for women like me, who feel they are largely being ignored.

Why WebMom?

Midlife Women Bloggers

As women in our “Second Act” in our society, we are a growing demographic, and more and more of us are using blogging as a means to express ourselves

5 Common WordPress Mistakes

5 Common WordPress Mistakes

Mistake #1: Using the default username Everybody knows that they need a strong, hard-to-guess password, but you’d be surprised at how often people, even sometimes professionals,  use the default username set by the system (admin, right?). This oversight can cost...
Child Themes

Child Themes

I started this post yesterday and didn’t get it finished (that’s a subject for another post). And in a wonderful display of synchronicity, while checking my blogging groups on Facebook this morning, I saw a post from someone asking about child themes. And...