March 5, 2024

Meet the Blue Grid: Your Website’s Number 1 Best Friend

The Blue Grid: Powering Your Website’s Future – Why Choose Us Why Choose Us? Imagine having an online presence that attracts and achieves your business goals. At The Blue Grid, we offer custom website designs that combine beautiful aesthetics with flawless functionality, ensuring your brand is showcased digitally in the best possible way. Our custom designs will illustrate your unique
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April 24, 2023

Log-in Account and Personalized Access: Set Up

Setting Up a Log-in Account Log-in Account: Recently I have been working to add to some sites the ability for users to create a Log-in Account for the purposes of engagement with the site for either subscriptions to news updates or purchase of Products and Services. In order to do this, the first step is installing an account management system
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February 22, 2023

A New Look for an Old Website

I decided it’s time to update the Website for The Blue Grid. The current site was built before I started to use WordPress, and used CSS and HTML, while it handles rendering on smaller screens including Cell Phones, it really did start to show it’s age. In addition, it did not reflect the types of websites that I can easily
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August 17, 2022

Deja Vu and a Brochure too!

A little under two decades ago I experimented with using graphic design tools to build publications for personal interest.  I was moderately successful in creating the materials.  This week I had another chance to do this a create Brochure for a client.  I had all of a week to pull it all together and add corresponding updates to the matching
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July 14, 2022

New Web Sites and conversions to new Themes

New Web Sites and conversions to new Themes I have been working with the new WordPress theme for several months, and I have just completed two sites, which show some of the flexibility of the Tool, one is for the Mount Kobau Star Party I have supported this site for 8 years now since 2014.  This is a full
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December 19, 2021

More changes – New Capabilities

More changes planned, I have decided to work with the Theme Co Pro Theme. As this offers virtually unlimited flexibility to build sites without the constraint of purchase and adapting themes from various sources as I have been doing up to now and suffering the creative constraints placed upon the you by the creators of these themes. I have also
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September 27, 2020

Updating the Portfolio of Websites Supported

We are in the process of converting all the current websites to WordPress.  This will allow us to maintain and update these in the future.  In addition, we are adding more sites for other clients. Some of the recent conversions are: Some others in development are: A replacement for: A Web site for the Mount Kobau Star
July 28, 2020

Update your PHP

Working my way through my WordPress Installations to update the versions of PHP. Finding this is a tedious but necessary process. The process has resulted in breaking the site more than a few times.
June 13, 2020

It’s been a while

It’s been a while It’s been a while, traversing time and space can be an experience, since my last post on this BLOG, The Blue Grid has also traversed a lot of ground.  Our relationship with a certain Natural Gas Pipeline in the US Northeast has continued, we have worked with them to build and implement automation processes to streamline
November 23, 2017

A time for renewal at the Blue Grid

A time for renewal It’s been some time since I have posted to this blog, but over the past few days, I have found it a time for renewal. I have seen it necessary to review these websites and bring them up to date.  I hope that has been completed for now. 2017 has seen the return of website support