Helpful Icons

Icons enhance the aesthetic of websites and can provide a better user experience. In terms of visuals, interface icons should be varied enough to be distinctive, while being consistent enough to work as a cohesive whole.Snohomish County Fire District Custom icons for...

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How to Set Up Website Notifications

How to Set Up Website Notifications

A Solution for Website Notification Issues Your Gmail or Google Workspace (G Suite) account can be used to fix email delivery issues on your site! Accent45 can help you achieve this by setting up WP Mail SMTP using your Google Workspace or Gmail mailer in three easy...

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Website photos ~ making the cut

Anyone can take a great photo ~ shoot usable webs images, using our tips A great photo on the homepage needs to capture the visitors attention and you don't need an expensive camera to do it. Your smart phone can take great photos as long you follow some basic rules....

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Why Should I Blog?

Blogging can be an amazing tool to grow your business. A business blog is a marketing channel that helps businesses increase visibility online, brand awareness, blog subscribers, and support business growth. Here are a couple reasons why blogging can be right for your...

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Google Analytics 4

If you are a client of accent45, Google Analytics 4 recently been installed on your website. GA4 was released in October 2020 and has replaced the previous system, Universal Analytics (UA). Some of the new GA4 features include: Advanced AI-powered insights and...

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Is a Free Website Right for You?

Free at first. Creating a totally free website may sound like a good idea at first, why pay for something when you can do it yourself for free? But this is a very common misconception. Creating a totally free website for your business is not the best idea. When we are...

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Helping a Victim of a Hacked Site

Hacking can be one of the worst things to happen to a website. They can range from being a slight nuisance to a serious security violation. Personal information and customer data can be stolen. You may think that you won’t be hacked, but it happens more often than...

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Get More Customers in Only 5 Minutes

If you haven’t claimed your Google My Business page, do it now! Google displays your business above others once it’s claimed. It only takes 5 minutes to set up Google My Business, and yes, it’s free!

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Domain Renewals

If you own your domain name or it has been registered for you, chances are you will get a letter or email from a domain registry scammer. These are from fraudulent registries trying to trick people into sending them money to renew the lease on their domain name. Some...

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My favorite WordPress Plugins

Here are a few plugins I can recommend to install on your WordPress website. Most WordPress plugins are free and super easy to install, as long as your theme is fairly recent -- 3 years or newer. Sometimes the theme you choose doesn't always do everything you want it...

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The Transition to Flat Logo Design

You might have noticed the slow transition over the years from detailed, realistic looking logos to clean and flat designs. All kinds of brands made this switch, but why? As with clothing, trends in design change all of the time. At one point, good design meant lots...

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5 WordPress Mistakes

Whether you are WordPress novice or a seasoned vet, there are some traps that are easy to fall into. These are the top five mistakes that anyone can make when using WordPress. 1) Too Many Plugins There many different types of plugins and each can impact your website...

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Installing plugins in WordPress

Plugins are like apps for your WordPress site. They allow you to add additional features like contact forms, photo galleries, a shopping cart, and loads more to your website. To install plugins, first you need to visit Plugins » Add New page in the WordPress admin...

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How much does it cost to build a WordPress website?

While WordPress itself is free, you will need a web hosting account and a domain name to use it on a live website. These are two separate costs and are best when purchased with the same web hosting provider. You can get started by signing up for a shared hosting...

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