Steven has been developing websites & website applications for 20 years. His ability to take a design and make it a functioning work of internet art has made him a valuable part of many design projects.
Working directly with Roy Reyer at SEO Training SW, has allowed him to integrate SEO & SEM with his website development knowledge, giving him a unique skill set that allows him to find & fix problems with websites that keep them from ranking high in the search engines.
Recognition’s includes a 2010 Nomination for the prestigious Webby Awards as recognized by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences for his website Token Rock (https://www.tokenrock.com)
Currently studying Big Data & Data Science in his spare time.
Google Core March 2023 Not Just E-A-T
By now you know about the Google Core March 2023 roll out. It started March 15, 2023 and is stated that it "may take up to 2 weeks to complete" as per Google's Search Central. Some of the rumors are pointing towards E-A-T (Expertise - Authoritativeness - Trustworthiness) or the newer E-E-A-T (which adds Experience) [...]
[Fix] – Jupiter Theme: /jupiter/dynamic-styles/global/header.php on line 346
After updating the WordPress Theme on a customers website, I was shown a white screen with the line: Can't use function return value in write context in /wp-content/themes/jupiter/dynamic-styles/global/header.php on line 346 Luckily I had just made a copy of the theme before updating it. Later on, during a time when no one would be visting [...]
Laravel 5.4: SQLSTATE: Password_resets – [Solution]
I found that when doing a new install of Laravel 5.4 and using the files supplied in the /database/migrations/ folder, specifically "2014_10_12_1000000_create_password_resets_table.php", I ran into the following error: [Illuminate\Database\QueryException] SQLSTATE: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes (SQL: alter tab le `password_resets` add index `password_resets_email_index`(`email`)) [...]
Restrict wp-login.php Access With Htaccess
There's always a handful of ways to do anything, and using .htaccess to restrict access to your wp-login.php script fits right in to that logic. I'm assuming that if you are reading this that you are already aware of the .htaccess file, if you are not... The .htaccess file is a flat text file that [...]
Speaking / SEO Training
Over the years I have gone from being a very shy individual to being a fairly confident speaker with the help of Toastmasters. Here are just a few pictures of my presenting during SEO training seminars and a monthly SEO meetup in Phoenix. I have to point out that the photographer always worked his hardest to get the most awkward photo of me usually in mid sentence.