Posts by Barbara Schendel

How to tell if an email is a scam or phishing

I often get emails from clients asking me about the legitimacy of messages they get, and here are a couple of common ones that I wanted to bring to your attention: 1) Fake Domain Expirations: A common scam is from companies warning you that your domain is about to expire, and trying to get you…

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TribeNet.org

Created for ReKnew, this site was created to help visitors find people and churches (which share a similar theology) near them. It uses a custom post type (for the churches) with custom fields (using ACF), which are populated by Gravity Forms, and geolocated by a geomashup plugin. It also has a membership feature (using Ultimate…

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Give Us Wings

GiveUsWings.org is a nonprofit dedicated to Rebuilding Villages and Restoring Hope in Kenya and Uganda. They wanted a website that demonstrated their unique approach and showcased the positive achievements they have had, and also made it easy for people to participate. To that end, we modernized their logo, created a website running a custom theme…

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Create a Stripe customer without capturing a charge

A small but important difference between the Gravity Forms +Stripe plugin from Gravity+ vs the “official” Stripe addon by Gravity forms, is that the latter does not automatically create a Stripe customer on Products/Services charges. This means you do not have access to customer payment info, for example if your form charges a deposit and…

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Treks 2 Rwanda

Treks 2 Rwanda provides expertly guided tours and safaris to Rwanda. The website treks2rwanda.com is a sister site to access2tanzania.com which offers tours and safaris in neighboring Tanzania.

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Minneapolis Grain Exchange

For three years running we have created the annual report for the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. Since its inception in 1881, MGEX has been the principal market for Hard Red Spring Wheat (HRSW) – first as a cash market, then futures and options. They have three buildings located in downtown Minneapolis, including the historic main building…

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ReKnew.org

A large blog for well-known theologian Greg Boyd, ReKnew.org features thousands of posts which are categorized using multiple custom taxonomies (category, topic and bible verse). The design was created with usability and distraction-free reading as the most important goal. It resulted in a crisp, clean site with minimal navigation and shortcuts back to the topic…

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Prosthodontic Associates

Prosthodontics is a type of dentistry related to cosmetic dentistry… they do dental implants, dentures, that sort of thing. Since they perform medical services, using a regular simple contact form was out of the question because of HIPAA rules (which protect patient information, so you can’t just send them over a regular web connection). So…

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Sencha Tea Bar – Tea Catalog

Formerly the Tea Garden/Steepery Tea Bar, Sencha Tea Bar has recently undergone an ownership and rebranding as Sencha Tea Bar. They have over 100 kinds of loose leaf tea in their stores, all beautifully detailed in this richly detailed image-heavy catalog.

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International Jacques Ellul Society

The International Jacques Ellul Society connects scholars and friends who share a common interest in the legacy of philosopher and theologian Jacques Ellul (1912–94). This site 40 pages of mobile-friendly content about Jacques Ellul, his writings and his major themes. “Thanks, Barbara, for helping us up the steep mountainside and over the summit of our…

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Wingspan Life

Wingspan Life Resources is a non-profit organization that offers residential care in group homes and in-home programs to adults with developmental disabilities. We gave them a modern site that was crisp, clean and simple, with a very clear call to action — this in turn has resulted in an increase in much-needed donations. You can…

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