The title is a bit misleading because the forum has actually been live for a couple weeks, but I’m finally getting around to writing about it. This was phase two of our overhaul of galleryserverpro.com.
Phase 1 was going from a hand-built ASP.NET site to one based on WordPress. I was hesitant to get out of my comfort zone since WordPress is written in PHP, about which I knew little or nothing. But it would have been a massive effort to hand build a new site while trying to get all the bits and pieces right, like SEO, responsive design, accessibility, etc. Turns out it was a good move, as WordPress – and especially its vast ecosystem of plugins – gave me just about everything I wanted and then some. I bought a professional-looking theme and was able to put together a modern, responsive site that is already showing vast improvements in SEO. For example, […]