KMDD Help Blog
Tips for WordPress, marketing and more.
GDPR & Your Website’s Compliance
Domain Name Ownership
Our Domain Name Policy Prior to 1-1-17, KMDD provided domain name registration, and even domain name transfer to Siteground, for the ease of our clients. Many preferred having both managed and billed by one entity- us. However, when we register a domain name,...
Why We Use Siteground Hosting – 2018 Version
They have the best service. Period. We're not the only website designers who feels this way! Read this amazing set of Siteground reviews.
Which Image Size?
Divi makes adding images to your website easy. The challenge for some however, is knowing the correct image sizes to use in each instance. There is no standard “perfect” size for all websites because each website is different. But, there are some things you can do to...
Domain Name Privacy
As of 1/1/2017 all KMDD domain name clients are required to purchase Domain Privacy. You will see an increase in your annual domain name charges to reflect this change. See updated Terms & Conditions here. Benefits of Domain privacy: The domain privacy protects...
Take Control of your Hosting Account
We’ve been a happy user of SiteGround’s web hosting services for over a decade. All KMDD website clients are hosted at SiteGround through our reseller program. Your resold account limits your support with Siteground to contact through KMDD. Learn how to gain 24/7 support with a self-hosted account.
How to Update Your WordPress Site
Updated June, 2022 This mini-tutorial is aimed at clients who have some knowledge of WordPress and are comfortable with the interface. If you need assistance, contact KMDD for fees to help you update. We take no responsibility for incorrectly working sites that are...
DNS (techie level) Stuff
Your DNS (Domain Name Servers) number are a set of numbers recorded at your domain name registrar that tells the internet which server to go to to read your website (and other) files. There are DNS "Records" for your website (A-records), your Mail (MX- Records) and...
Future Proof your WordPress Site
"WordPress runs a third of the internet." I heard this statement at WordCamp US in December. This is up from previous estimates in November of the same year! What does this mean for you, KMDD client? It means you're running a modern, sustainable website with a pretty...
Siteground Hosting Server Updates
Siteground will be performing a major upgrade of their shared hosting infrastructure and many of the KMDD sites will be migrated at the end of January. The upgrade is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 01:00 AM – 06:00 AM CST
Although the upgrade looks quite complicated due to the number of modifications it involves, it is actually straightforward and standard as a procedure. We have already set up the new platform and we will simply migrate your data from the old to the new platform.
Best Security Measures
Stay proactive for a secure website
All websites created by KM Digital Design use the WordPress software platform. Unless otherwise requested, all are hosted at Siteground web hosting. This means you have some great security measures right out of the gate. However, malware and hackers are everywhere. To keep your site clean and unblacklisted here are some rules we require our clients to follow:
Guerilla Marketing and Storytelling
Anything connected with the word "Guerrilla" seems slightly edgy and more than a bit fascinating, don't you think? Guerrilla marketing is an advertisement strategy concept designed for small businesses to promote their products or services in an unconventional way...