Posts by Barbara Schendel

Woodland Hills Church

This large church in Minnesota draws thousands of visitors from around the country either in person or through the podcast, partly due to the notoriety of their senior pastor Greg Boyd. The website has lots of custom-coded functionality, including the ability to search and filter sermons, classes, volunteer opportunities, and events. The theme was custom-coded…

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AM950 Radio

I’ve been working with this Twin Cities radio station since 2003, back when Al Franken was just first starting his radio show. We have gone through a few iterations of their website, the most recent having been launched in September of 2017. There is a dynamic show schedule which assembles a responsive table of showtimes…

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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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