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Technology, WordPress | October 20, 2016

WP Engine boosts SEO and security with free SSL certificates for customers.

A 2016 Google report revealed an alarmingly large number of the web’s most-trafficked sites fail to use this crucial security protocol. In the Google audit, 79 of the web’s top 100 non-Google sites do not deploy HTTPS by default, while… Read more ›
Around the Office | August 8, 2016

Top Website Developers in Austin for 2016

Willard Interactive made into the Austin Business Journal’s Book of Lists in 2016 for the Website Development category. We came in the 20th spot this year. We also made the list in 2013 and 2014. Congratulations to our friends at… Read more ›
Around the Office | September 16, 2015

OnSaleVinyl.com

We love spinning vinyl records at the office and we love saving money so we've launched a side project that shows the best deals on new vinyl records sold by Amazon. Read more ›
WordPress | September 1, 2015

WP Engine Migration Guide

We put together a comprehensive tutorial on how to use the WP Engine Migration Plugin to help you get your WordPress website migrated over to WP Engine. Read more ›
Website Security, WordPress | July 30, 2015

Keep Your WordPress Website Safe

WordPress is the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) on the market. Keeping your WordPress website site takes time and effort to keep everything up-to-date. This includes doing regular updates to WordPress core and any plugins running on your website. Read more ›
Around the Office | February 25, 2013

Creative Micro Agencies: A Better Alternative to the Big Guys

Three boutique creative agencies in Austin – Creative Suitcase, Upbeat Marketing and Willard Interactive – are teaming up to rebrand the Long Center, Austin’s iconic performing arts venue. The rebrand is part of the Long Center’s effort to emphasize its position as Austin’s Creative Home and will be the first rebrand since its opening in 2008. Read more ›
Technology, WordPress | April 26, 2012

How fast does your WordPress website load?

The page load times are a very important part of the user experience for any WordPress website. Website visitors tend to care more about a quick load time than the website design, awesome functionality, or even the page’s content. In… Read more ›