How do I point a domain name to Department727 servers (Advanced Network)
The instructions below outline how to point a domain to a Department727 server. It should be noted that the screenshots below are from GoDaddy. Depending on the domain registrar the domain that you will be pointing is registered in, the interface may differ slightly. However, the instructions below should be applicable for most domain registrars.…Read More
Taxes – Does my accountant need to send you a 1099?
Because all income we receive is paid through PayPal, it is PayPal who automatically issues us a 1099 for the year (it’s actually a 1099-K). The 1099-K that we receive from PayPal includes all income that we’ve earned throughout the year and is what our accountant uses for our tax returns. If your accountant needs…Read More
Switching your email to Google Workspace (formerly G Suite)
Google offers a great platform for businesses to communicate easier (like Google Voice) and be more productive (like Google Drive), one of the most useful tools is the email service. Imagine your business email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with all the tools and feature that a Gmail account has… that’s Google Workspace. It’s so good that we use…Read More
How do I change the publication date of a blog post?
By default when you publish a blog post, the date assigned to the post is the date that it is published on the website. The posts display on the website based off of the publication date (in chronological order). However, you can manually change the website publication date associated with the post. To do this,…Read More
How do I use BackupBuddy to migrate a website?
To learn more BackupBuddy (including requirements, tutorials,etc…) please go HERE. If another provider will be migrating the website to another server, please follow these instructions. We will be providing two files (a .zip and a .php file) that you can use to migrate the site: STEP 1) The first step is to FTP the two…Read More
How do I share files using DropBox?
Sending small files over email works great but what happens when you have a large file (over 20 MB) you want to share with us? The best way is to use a cloud storage service and share the files using that service. This works much better than sending the actual file because instead of send…Read More
How can I check where a form is sending the email notifications to?
If the site uses Gravity Forms (most do) you can easily check where email notifications are being sent to by following these instructions: 1: Login to the WordPress admin area 2: Click on Forms (left side of screen) 3: Move your mouse over the form you want to check, then Settings and then click on…Read More
Setup and configure a SMTP email server
When emails are not being by the server and you’ve tried everything else… the last course of action is to setup a SMTP email server. This is basically an email account that sends emails. While it sounds simple, it’s a very complex thing to setup, however here are the basic steps: Create a new Gmail…Read More
Can all videos be used as a background to a row?
While we can place any MP4 video as a background of a row, that does not mean that all videos will work as a background of a row. Here are some things to keep in mind when creating a video for the background of a row: No words: Make sure that there are NO words…Read More
Understanding Portrait VS Landscape
Some photos work well in some places on a website and other photos will not. Most of the time this comes down to the orientation of the elements within the photo. There are two types of orientations in photos, either Portrait (aka: Tall, Vertical) or Landscape (aka: Wide, Horizontal). Here is a diagram of each:…Read More