Michael Giesen

A believer in the pursuit of genuine ideas, the power of numbers and all that is the internet. Michael has been a full stack web systems engineer for 10 years. Focusing specifically on WordPress based systems, usability, UX/UI, and delivering Human Solutions in a digital world.

SSL Certificates and why you need to have one

What is an SSL Certificate? SSL Certificates, or Secure Sockets Layer Certificates are fairly common across the internet. If fact, you may already be familiar with them without even knowing. Look up at the URL above, or any eCommerce site and you’ll see a green padlock with the words “Secure”. You’ll also see “HTTPS” instead […]

Web Standards / 27 Aug 2018

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The General Data Protection Regulation and You

The General Data Protection Regulation and You The General Data Protection Regulation (or G.D.P.R.) is a new regulation in EU (European Union) Law, which supersedes the Data Protection Directive and has officially taken affect as of May 25th, 2018. The purpose of this new regulation is to: Clearly inform you that your personal data may […]

Web Standards / 20 Aug 2018

The Psychology of the Web

How the colors, words, and photos greatly impact your user experience The psychology of the web is now a thing whether we like it or not. It influences how much or little we interact with a website, our likelihood of return, and even our emotion associated with a particular page. It’s no longer pseudoscience. There […]

Digital Business Practices / 13 Aug 2018