Abandoned WordPress Plugins
Plugins add functionality to WordPress sites and are often free. Issues arise, however, when they are no longer updated. Read More
Mailbox or Email Forward?
When adding email addresses for your website, you have two choices: a mailbox or a forward. What are the pros and cons of each, and which option should you choose? Read More
Tips to Avoid Ransomware, Hackers
Ransomware and hackers should be taken very seriously – we see their intrusion attempts and attacks constantly. Read our five most important tips to protect yourself and your business. Read More
Hold Off On PHP 8 – For Now
PHP 8 is the latest version of this popular server software that powers many websites. However, it's best to hold off on upgrading to this latest version for now. Read More
Keep Your Website Secure
We've noticed a significant increase in the frequency of hacker intrustion attemps on all websites during April 2021. It's never been more important to keep your site secure and performing at its best. Read More
Our eCommerce System vs WooCommerce
New Media Design offers a robust, highly-customizable eCommerce platform that's served small- to medium-sized businesses since 2003. It beats WooCommerce in multiple ways, including customization options, integration with existing sites, ease-of-use, and cost. Read More
Quality Content Key to Visits
If you're looking to drive high traffic to your website, you need something to attract visitors. Quality content draws an audience, as we saw with one of our own clients. Read More
PHP 7.4 Update
All websites running PHP – including all WordPress websites – must be updated to version 7.4 before Dec. 6, 2021. To keep your site secure and performing at its best, your server needs to run this latest supported version of PHP. Read More
System Updates Expand Your Options
We've released significant system updates every month since the start of 2020. This means clients using our system, and under a current maintenance plan, automatically receive these improvements to functionality, features and security. Read More
Revitalized Site Goes Live
We are very proud to announce go live of this newly refreshed site. Working very closely with the client, we spent extensive time reorganizing and reinvigorating the content and design. The end result is a much more focused and attractive site. Read More
We've Partnered With Mailchimp
As a proud Mailchimp partner, we're excited to show you what you can do with their marketing platform. Grow your business using multiple, targeted email marketing campaigns that we can integrate into your website. Contact us to learn more! Read More
New Cloud Backup Service
We are now offering a new Cloud Backup service that protects your site's precious data. It's automatic, secure and affordable! Read More
Quick, Affordable eCommerce
You don't have to spend a lot to add eCommerce to your website. If a simple one-page order form is all you need, we can provide a quick and affordable solution so you can accept orders online. Read More
Use Your Website To Sell Local
With the coronavirus affecting just about every business, it's time to think outside the box. Here are several important ways to get goods and services to your customers in these challenging times. Read More
Ideas To Help Your Business
During these challenging times, we are reaching out to our current and potential clients to offer them multiple ideas on helping their businesses. We are here to help! Read More
Why Would Hackers Target My Site?
Hackers will target ANY website for a variety of reasons. Just because you have a small business or relatively simple site doesn't mean you are immune from attacks and disruptions of your website. Read More
Why Refresh Your Site?
Is it time to refresh your website? There are many reasons why now may be a good time to do so. Read More
Now Offering Payment Plans
New Media Design is now offering payment plans to our clients. This is a great way to take on your new ambitious eCommerce or custom web application project and spread the cost out over months. Your monthly payments are interest free and can be used for any substancial project or upgrade! Read More
Important PHP Updates
Many websites, including all WordPress websites, use a web technology called PHP. To keep your site secure and performing at its best, your server needs to run the latest supported version of PHP. Read More
We Can Help You Succeed In 2020
The success of our clients is our top priority. We will always put in that extra effort to ensure your website achieves the goals you've set. We will work within your budget and timeframe and will be with you every step of the way. Let us help you succeed in 2020! Contact us now to get started.
Top-Notch Customer Service
We pride ourselves on providing top-notch customer service to our clients. You are always our priority! Read More
Free Site Security Checkups
Hackers will take advantage of any and every exploit they find. Don't let them take your site down or access your customers' sensitive data. Contact us to schedule your free Site Security Checkup now!
Secure Your Site Now
We've noticed an increase in hacker activity and intrusion attempts across all sites. If you've signed up for one of our yearly Security & Maintenance Plans, rest easy as we have your site covered. If not, don't wait until your site goes down or is hacked to do something. A little bit of prevention will go a long way so Contact us now!
WordPress 5.0 Release
WordPress 5.0 was released on Dec. 6, but we recommend clients hold off on upgrading to it. Read on for more details. Read More
Free Website Checkup
IMPORTANT: Your WordPress website may be running a version of important software that needs to be updated before the end of the year. If you're not sure, please contact us for a FREE checkup! Read More
Convert Your Product Catalog
It's a good time for spring cleaning and that includes your printed product catalog. Converting it to digital offers a ton of benefits and we offer affordable options for you to do so. Read More
What is a WordPress hybrid?
WordPress gives you lots of power to create and manage websites. But what if you need specific functionality that's not available in a WordPress plugin? That's where hybrid sites come in. Read More
What Makes Us Different?
There are a lot of web and app development firms for you to choose from. So why choose New Media Design? Three reasons: expertise, dependability, and honesty. Read More
Keep WordPress Sites Safe
WordPress makes it easy to create and manage websites for your business or personal use and is widely used. Because of its popularity, however, WordPress sites have become major targets for hackers. Keeping your WordPress site safe and secure is critical now. Read More
Prep for Holiday Sales Now
For our eCommerce customers, now is the time to prep for holiday sales. Consider using discount codes or targeting previous customers using order emails. Free or reduced shipping is also a big incentive for customers. We can help you get your site just right, just let us know!
New Major System Release
Version 6.1 of our system has been released! The update includes many improvements, fixes and new features. We will continue to improve this new code. One feature our users may notice is wider Admin pages (which shrink nicely to fit smaller screens) as well as icons courtesy of Font Awesome.
Custom Contest Manager
We created a custom contest manager for Jetty's two annual surfing events, the Coquina Jam and the Clam Jam. The system allows participants to sign up online, manages teams, and displays winners using a leader board format. Read More
Tech News on Facebook
Technology is always changing and you need to change with it to keep your business successful. Please check out and "Like" our Facebook page for daily news updates related to eCommerce, apps, design and general tech trends: NMD on Facebook
Important client notices
If you are currently a New Media Design client, please read our latest important notices regarding legacy support, PHP versions, and mobile websites. Read More
eCommerce built your way
There are many, many eCommerce systems out there, but only one business that runs exactly the way your business runs. So why use cookie-cutter eCommerce tools? Instead, have us build a custom eCommerce system to match your needs. Read More
The key to building an app
Creating a native app for iPhone and/or iPad is very intensive, more so than web development, and therefore is generally costly. I've found that one of the most important steps in creating an app is figuring out how to monetize what you want to build – and doing so before you build anything! Read More
SEO optimization works
With a few hours worth of updates to this website, we were able to significantly increase search engine traffic and new business leds. One key factor was creating keyword-rich URLs and page titles throughout the site. Read More
Fish Circle app updated
Version 1.5 has been released with many new features, including sort options at the top of all lists, embedded Map views for bait shops, ability to delete catches, and many UX improvements, plus better performance! Read More
Integrating your data
Data is only as useful as you make it. We recently helped a client give customers full access to their order history by creating a bridge from the company's main frame computer to their website. Read More
Moving to mobile apps
With many people using smart devices on a regular basis, it's obvious that supporting your business with mobile apps is important. But how to get started? Start with a small app that does one thing well and build off your success. Read More
Get responsive now
To reach as many customers as possible, your website needs to be "responsive." What does this mean? In a nutshell, your website will look and perform well on the myriad of devices used today, including desktop computers, tablets and smart phones. Read More
Backups are critical
Your website files and data need to be backed up regularly. This is especially true for any site that features dynamic content, such as WordPress, or one in which data constantly changes, including eCommerce systems. We provide automated solutions that backup both your files and data to the cloud. Please Contact us to learn more.
Mobile app development now offered
New Media Design is proud to announce that we now offer full mobile app development services for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. There's so much you can do with an app, let us help you get started now. Read More
Intranets empower employees
Intranets are private, internal websites that medium to large companies use to help their employees do a better job. A custom built intranet can provide exactly the tools and services that give your workers everything they need to perform at their best. Read More
Tips for social media
Social media continues to be a hot topic when it comes to even the most basic websites. But what should you and your business do when it comes to Facebook, Twitter and all the other options that are available? Read More