Changing Database Prefix in WordPress

The following blog post over at DigWp.com has a great step by step tutorial on changing your database prefix in wordpress database tables. You will definitely come across this scenario when working on wordpress websites. Change Your Database Prefix to Improve Security What I found really helpful is that you can run an SQL command […]


Think Lightweight – Logo and branding

THINK LIGHTWEIGHT   Think Lightweight is a company that focuses on applying lightweight engineering principals to traditional solid wood applications. As the company continues to grow, we worked with them to update both their website and branding. You can visit the official Think Lightweight website here. The Logo   When creating the Think Lightweight logo, we […]


Upgrade Wamp Server to PHP 7

We recently upgraded our development and production servers to PHP 7. We develop locally using Wamp Server so we needed to install PHP 7 on our computers as well. After digging around and some trial and errors I found the youtube video below. Install Microsoft Packages Install both of the following packages from Microsoft https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145 […]


Dhali Icons

DHALI WEB DESIGN ICONS Creating a more cohesive look for Dhali’s Website. Home Page Icons At Dhali Web Design, our core business involves making the web an accessible and enjoyable environment for our clients. We do this by building a majority of websites on WordPress, which allows them access to their own content and media. […]


WordPress Core Update – 4.6.0

UPDATING WORDPRESS CORE “New features in 4.6 help you to focus on the important things while feeling more at home.” Why Updating your WordPress site is so important These updates are included in your WordPress hosting with Dhali. There are five main reasons for keeping every aspect of your WordPress site up to date, which are: […]


Email Account Greylisted

If you’re seeing the following message in Outlook. “The server responded 451 Greylisted…” Below is how you can fix the error. Step 1: Go to your Account Settings Step 2: Click More Settings > Outgoing Server > Check My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication > Use same settings as my incoming mail server   Step 6: Click […]


White Glove Data

This week most of my attention was directed to a new client of ours, White Glove Data. After the initial meeting I began work on the logo that will be used on the site and branding. When this process was completed and approved, I began work on the website layout. A larger version of the […]


Search and Replace

Changing permalinks or any other string in a database can be a hassle especially if you don’t know MySql commands.  When working with WordPress you’ll soon run into this situation where you need to change a string across the entire database whether you’re changing permalinks when launching or migrating a site or just doing a […]


WordPress Themes Required Plugins

This tutorial will show you how you can alert the users installing the theme that the plugin requires certain plugins to be installed. When developing a theme you often times rely on certain plugins to add additional functionality to your theme. In this case the following theme relied on 2 Plugins. Testimonials by WooThemes, and Features […]


The Dhali Team illustration

This week I was able to work on a few fun projects regarding our team here at Dhali. Part of this was creating avatar images for us in the office. I wanted to create an accurate representation of everyone in the most minimalistic style possible. When I finished I threw them all together. This evolved […]


Case Jacket – Website Redesign

Case Jacket is a fast and straightforward case management system that is used by over 3000 people. Currently, the software is being redesigned to a more modern look and feel, so I decided that creating a landing page that reflects the new look.   I started my design with a few very rough whiteboard outlines, […]