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, […]



Google Analytics – How to get started

Hello everyone, Google Analytics is a service that we provide to our clients so that we may track their website traffic. It is a powerful free tool, so I created a quick walk through. First, log in to your Google account (you can create one for free if you don’t have one). Then head over […]


Design Matters – Redesign Concept

While i’m at the office I often have a design podcast running in the background. One of the podcast sites I visit most is Design Matters with Debbie Millman, so I decided to make a redesign concept in my spare time.     The current website has some awesome elements that I felt can be […]


Using Google Fonts for web.

Google fonts are a great free resource for web designers. Using them however, wasn’t straight forward for me at first. I’ve created a quick step by step guide for new web designers to use as reference. Enjoy!   How to run a google font on a site. First, go to https://www.google.com/fonts and select the fonts you […]