I just wrapped up a website that is my best design to date. Everything looked fine, we went live. And then all of the Youtube videos broke from their 16×9 ratio that they were on the development site to being these tall/skinny rectangular boxes.
Open Source Content Management Systems (CMS) has been around for a while, but technology is now at a place where CMSes are becoming common knowledge in the business world. Wordpress is a becoming buzzword in the small business community. But a word of caution – just because something exists doesn’t mean that it should necessarily be used, unless you have educated yourself and weighed the benefits and risks first.
Using the featured images feature of Wordpress, themes can be made much more powerful. Not only do properly configured featured images make the site load faster and use less bandwidth, but they make the website more secure by eliminating the need for the Tim Thumbs script.