Category: Website Development

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2016

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the difference? If you’re new to the world of WordPress or website development, you may be wondering what the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org is? The short answer is; WordPress.com is a service and WordPress.org is software. Both do the exact same thing and they do it exceptionally well, however they each deliver the […]

So You Want To Make A Website

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Over the course of my career as a website developer, I have had many people interested in wanting to learn the basics of making a website. I always advise them to getting to learn two basic entry-level skills necessary to understand and build the foundation of any website – HTML and CSS. The world of website […]

How To Install A Local Web Server

Posted: Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Ever wanted to set up a local copy / version of WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Drupal or any other PHP / MySQL Content Management Framework on you own PC? In this guide, I will show you how to install a local web server on your own machine. Any decent web server requires at least 3 minimum […]

Add Custom CSS To a WordPress Theme

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Using themes in WordPress is fantastic for getting your website up quickly, but what if you want to add custom CSS to a WordPress theme and override the styling? One way to change the default behaviors of WordPress is using a file named functions.php. It goes in your Theme’s folder. – WordPress.org Codex There is […]

My Top 10 Recommended Brackets Extensions for 2016

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Brackets from Adobe is one of the fastest growing used text editors for web developers. Released just over a year ago, it’s become a great free IDE to code with and I’m finding it preferable to use over Sublime and Atom. “A modern, open source text editor that understands web design.” Because it’s relatively new on the scene, some […]


About Martin Grondein

Martin Grondein is a website developer Durban, South Africa. He specialises in PHP/HTML5 Website development particularly modern Wordpress websites.