Author: Mason James

ValetMetrix: Why We Chose a Public Release

Previously I documented the origin story for ValetMetrix.  That was fun if a bit cathartic.  Today I want to share why we are releasing this software to the more general public and especially our fellow community members within WordPress. Keep in mind as we go through these, there are 5 key health metrics for any read more

ValetMetrix: Why We Chose to Create our own Software

Since our launch in 2012, Valet has operated with the goal of providing web savvy support and professional services. While the phrase is now used often, it was originally our core tag line.  Maybe one day we’ll update it a bit: “Peace of mind – since back in the day” Management. Support. Peace of Mind.  This read more

5 Reasons Valet Relies on Orion from ManageWP (and you should too)

This past week, ManageWP launched a brand new version of its WordPress management suite.  Named Orion, the project was originally announced on January 26, 2015. That first post came with a lot of optimism and the caveat that things would look very different.  Here we are just over 18 months later and at Valet we read more

5 Challenges to Wake Up Creativity

Have you every felt paralyzed by a deadline approaching you like a fast freight train?

WordPress and Drupal: Why We Went to DrupalCon

If you’re following us on Twitter(🐦thewpvalet), you know that last month, we attended DrupalCon 2016 in sweet New Orleans, LA. For five wonderful days, Mason and Kim got together with great people to learn about the Drupal content management system.

We Completely Redesigned OpenView Partners Website. Here’s How.

Over the past five months, we gave the OpenView Partners digital presence a pretty drastic makeover. We built them a completely new website, and we gave their separate OpenView Labs blog a facelift to match the new branding.

How to Launch an Event Management Website Quickly

Your client asks you, “Hey, so I have a website project that needs some complicated moving parts, but I only have a limited budget…can you help? Oh, and it needs to be done in a few weeks.”