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I love WordPress, and I’m glad it’s been so good for so many of my clients. I like supporting my WordPress clients because they tend to be the ones who are the most keen on really using their sites to benefit their customers and grow their businesses. WP Minder came out of a desire to […]

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Our latest launches: two Colorado company websites – one for our long-term client Portable Rental Systems, and the other for Loveland-based Ace Chem-Dry. Portable Rental Systems recently expanded into a new industry, septic cleaning and pumping. They had content related to the new field on their existing website but the work had grown to the […]

So far in September Red Kite has launched two Colorado company websites – one for the non-profit Atmosphere Conservancy, and the other for Clear Surroundings Organizing. The Atmosphere Conservancy was using an older custom WordPress theme that had begun to break as new WordPress versions were introduced. We replaced the old theme with a new […]

In the past two weeks Red Kite has launched two new sites: Beyond the Brochure and Both are WordPress sites with custom themes, and both include some custom development work: Beyond the Brochure has embedded videos from Brightcove that play in a custom lightbox; Beyond the Brochure has a private section where auto dealers […]

One of my clients earlier this year had request three matched sets of HTML templates so that she could use them to revise three websites for her employer. This client was just learning HTML and had a lot of questions and a lot of requirements; and did an enormous amount of upfront research. I don’t […]

The Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center came to Red Kite looking for help with a few things: A website that was standalone, not lost amid the larger site run by Warner College; A way to accept online payment for registration and membership without going off-site; A site where they could have their own unique […]

Green Drake Photography

Fort Collins photographer Ralph Smith wanted a site for selling and showing off his work. We used WordPress and the commercial Shopp ecommerce plugin to create a product-based website that’s easy for him to update and grow. We used one of Ralph’s images as a background photo that resizes with the browser, and a simple […]

Fort Collins Baseball Club

Fort Collins Baseball Club approached Red Kite with a need for a complete overhaul of the design and code for this well-established ASP-based site. When we examined the code, we found an enormous old Javascript-powered image rollover menu that accounted for hundreds of lines on every page. Ack! We created a new theme and built […]

Gabrielle Endress, owner of consulting firm Endress Analytics, hired Red Kite to design and build a custom WordPress theme for her blog after getting frustrated with some aspects of the commercial theme she’d been using. Mainly, the featured content slider on the home page – a tool that displays an image and content from each […]