Every month, my work is seen and used by hundreds of thousands of people. I am available for hire with building new web sites, and managing existing sites, help with updates, consulting, new features, training, etc…
I work with directly with business owners to build streamlined, effective web sites. I also work with advertising agencies and marketing consultants on their clients' sites.
The large majority of my projects are built using Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla, although I also support Magento, OSCommerce, and almost any other open-source platform.
Covington Creations, LLC (CEO)
Builds and maintain web sites for small and medium businesses, mainly in the PA/NJ/MD area. Main focus is customizing open-source content management systems, frequently working with graphic designers, photographers, copy writers, and project managers to produce and implement cutting-edge web applications. Over 15 years of programming experience.
Mangos, Inc. (Internship in Account Management)
As an intern with Mangos, an award-winning full-service ad agency, I assisted account managers with competitive research, worked alongside creative directors, as well as various designers, writers, and managers. Worked within all three major departments – account management, creative, and production.
Graduated from the Marketing Program at Shippensburg University with a BSBA. During his final semester, was hired by the College of Business to redesign the school’s web site. Coursework included a concentration in sociology, psychology, and art.
Programming (HTML, CSS, PHP, etc)
Mac and PC
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office (including Access)
Slack, Asana, other collaboration tools
When comparing transactional email providers, it's important to confirm whether or not the plan includes "activity history" so you can use that provider's dashboard to see each individual e-mail that your website sent. This lets you determine if that lost password email, or the contact form notification email, was delivered properly.
Having problems with receiving email from your website? You most likely have a misconfigured web server.
I recently received this scammy email from Linda Alvardo regarding loc8nearme.com and wanted to share some findings. This is a "link building" attempt where they are asking me to change a local business listing where they found a missing website address.
CiviCRM is a perfect fit for any organization that collects membership dues, such as a chamber of commerce.
Beware! Fake emails being sent to InMotion customers - one of my other clients forwarded me the same thing last night - it looks like some bad actor has received a copy of InMotion's customer database. Do not click on the "Verify Email Address" link in these emails!
cpanel.net is a legitimate site but this emails are spoofed / fake!
I recommend using this tool to confirm your site is accessible:
AccessiBe - I tested the AccessiBe platform and their accessibility widget is blocked by uBlock and other popular ad blocking scripts. My suggestion is to fix the underlying issues by making the adjustments in your CMS, or at the server level, rather than relying on a third party 'band aid widget'
Google is finally making it easier for you to make sure your personal information doesn’t show up in online search results – and all it took was hundreds of thousands of requests over nearly a decade.
Directly from Google:
Not sure what to do about this alert regarding Google Analytics?
Universal Analytics will no longer process new data in standard properties starting in 2023. Prepare now by setting up and switching over to a Google Analytivs 4 property.
- Or this email? -
We'll soon sunset Universal Analytics
On July 1, 2023, Universal Analytics will stop processing new hits. If you still rely on Universal Analytics, we urge you to prepare for the future by moving over to Google Analytics 4, our next-generation measurement solution.
Google has recently announced some changes coming to their Analytics platform.
If your website was created before October 14, 2020, most likely changes will be required in order to continue using Google Analytics.
One of the frustrations I've encountered with the K2 extension for Joomla is the lack of a "description" when editing tags. It allows for a description under categories, not tags. What gives?
Here is the solution:
Are you in the process of switching domain registrars? This helpful guide will help navigate the process.
The image below illustrates the flow of a domain transfer, including the actions taken by each of the parties involved. Please note that all confirmation emails are sent to the Administrative Contact email address listed for the domain. (See attachment below)