Church Website Ideas http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com For Small Church Web Workers Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:00:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 It’s Easy To Use Church Websites To Go “Fishing For Men” http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/easy-to-use-church-websites/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/easy-to-use-church-websites/#comments Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:52:27 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5393 It’s easy to use church websites for outreach. But, one of the biggest mistakes I see small churches make with their websites is believing “if we build it, they will come.” In other words, they build it, launch it, then sit back and wait for the masses to arrive. And, of course they don’t. Because ...

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My Transfer From Hostgator to SiteGround (And Why I Moved) http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/transfer-from-hostgator/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/transfer-from-hostgator/#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:30:39 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5310 There are about as many reasons to search for a new hosting provider as there are reasons to build a website. When the time came for me to transfer from HostGator, I had some very definite ideas about what I needed, at a minimum, from my new service provider. For me, it was about making ...

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Who Cares About Your Church Website? http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/your-church-website/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/your-church-website/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:00:51 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5289 Who cares what you’re doing? Seriously. Who cares about the work you do maintaining your church website? Not long ago, I spent some devotional time looking at passages where Paul speaks of the need for believers to “build up” one another. I started thinking about the impact of my service to my local church. For ...

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Does Your Website Content Violate Child Privacy Laws? http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/child-privacy/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/child-privacy/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:34:12 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5222 In the United States, it’s nearly Summer. And, you know what that means: Vacation Bible School! If your small church is like many others, you’ll likely want to share memories of the experience by capturing photos and video during the event, and publishing them to your website. But, are you violating child privacy laws by ...

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Why Learning To Say NO Is A Good Thing http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/learning-to-say-no/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/learning-to-say-no/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 01:30:43 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5181 Learning to say No is hard. But, I’ve discovered that learning to say No, even to “good things,” is a good thing. In fact, it’s a very good and essential thing for church Web workers. How learning to say No saved my life Growing up, I was taught that you said Yes to “nice” or ...

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Boost Church Website Security By Updating WordPress http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/updating-wordpress/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/updating-wordpress/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 19:37:44 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5165 To boost security and help protect your website against attacks, one of the most important steps you can take is updating WordPress. WordPress 4.2.2 is now available, and addresses the security issue I recently reported to churches using WordPress 4.2 and earlier to run their websites. Why updating WordPress is important Maintaining a website is ...

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WORDPRESS SECURITY ALERT: Widespread XSS Vulnerability Exists http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/wordpress-security-alert/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/wordpress-security-alert/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 19:22:53 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5146 WordPress Security Alert For Churches Anyone running a website on WordPress version 4.2 and earlier should be made aware of this problem, and must take immediate action to ensure their site is secure. In “geek speak”, a cross-site scripting, or XSS, vulnerability affecting multiple WordPress themes and plugins exists. In simple terms, a WordPress security ...

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Church Website Ideas Has A New Facebook Page! http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/new-facebook-page/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/new-facebook-page/#comments Sat, 02 May 2015 13:57:23 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/?p=5132 I am SO excited to announce that Church Website Ideas has a new Facebook page! YAY! That Page has been a long time coming. I’d actually started creating it right after I acquired CWI. But, once I got started with transitioning the blog, I realized Facebook would have to wait. This year, I was determined ...

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So Grateful To My April Sponsors http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/grateful-to-april-sponsors/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/grateful-to-april-sponsors/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 20:06:04 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com?p=5127&preview_id=5127 My Sponsors are absolutely heaven-sent! And I’m so grateful to them! They make Church Website Ideas possible because of their faithful, generous support. Travis Sinks of Tnsinks Designs joined me during April to support the work here at Church Website Ideas. Woohoo! Ministries of all size can benefit from the high-quality design, content management systems, ...

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Ultimate Beginner’s Guide: How to Use Infographics to Create Fabulous Church Website Content http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/church-website-content/ http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com/church-website-content/#comments Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.churchwebsiteideas.com?p=5071&preview_id=5071 The goal of every piece of church website content you produce should be clear, simple communication. And, there’s no better way to clearly and simply convey complex information than with infographics. In fact, an intelligent, well-designed infographic also can bring to life dull, uninteresting church website content. I recently created a simple infographic for my ...

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