WordPress Plugin Developer

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wordpress plugin developerSierra Sustainable’s new website created by WordPress plugin developer www.bretglassett.com is based on the Green Earth wordpress theme from themeforest.net.

The Green Earth theme is a fully responsive wordpress theme featuring 450+ fonts, SEO optimization, drag and drop page builder, font uploader and localization support. It is a very flexible general use theme that is oriented towards green businesses, eco friendly businesses and sustainable businesses.

Sierra Sustainable hired Grass Valley Website Design and Development company Sherpa to execute their new WordPress site.

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WordPress Developer

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Sgt. Peppers Photograph’s new wordpress website by wordpress developer www.bretglassett.com – the mercury responsive wordpress theme from themeforest.net.

The Mercury wordpress theme was designed specifically as a portfolio theme for photographers with support for a  online shop, black and white skins, 20 template galleries, drag and drop content builder and instant AJAX search.

Modifications were made to the Sgt. Peppers theme to allow easier management of the image galleries and integration with their custom online photo ordering cart.

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WordPress Theme Developer

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RPA is a recent 2014 launch from wordpress theme developer www.bretglassett.com featuring  the webflow theme from themeforest.net. RPA is a Denver, Colorado based lawyer insurance company that needed a wordpress website to showcase their business services; wordpress and a themeforest responsive wordpress theme were the perfect solution.

The Webflow theme is a fully responsive theme featuring retina ready display, several image sliders, unlimited color choice, 500+ google fonts,  drag and drop content builder and video support. It is a very flexible theme that can fit a wide range of applications.

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Nevada City, CA Web Development and Design

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nevada city web development and designI recently moved to a wonderful little mountain town in the Sierra mountains in norther California – Nevada City. It’s quite the wonderful little mountain town, plenty of the arts and music available to keep oneself entertained and plenty of fresh local organic produce to eat healthy!

In addition to offering my web design and web development services for Colorado, now that I live in Nevada City, California, I also offer my web development services and web design services for this lovely Sierra mountain town of mine, Nevada City.

Sherpa is your Nevada city website design and development company.

Please contact me if I can offer my web development and web design services to your business in or around Nevada City, CA.

Telluride Mountain Village Rentals

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Wordpress Plugin Developer

Bret is great to work with. He took my dysfunctional website quickly to a functioning, improved state that exceeded my expectations. I am very pleased with the results! Bret had the IT skills and human sensitivity to interpret my sometimes vague instructions (e.g. “HELP!!!) and created solutions and recommendations that were better than asked. I appreciate too, that Bret’s cost and time estimates were accurate and that he replied promptly to questions and kept me updated on progress. I now have a rental property website that works, is attractive and is a suitable showcase for the properties I rent in beautiful Telluride-Mountain Village, Colorado. (I offer a 5% discount for rentals to clients of Bret’s who link to my site.)

Keith Brown – telluridemountainvillagerentals.com

Keith needed a quality website, based on the WordPress platform, for this Telluride, CO small business.  I provide web development services for Telluride, CO and surrounding areas. Contact me about your Rocky Mountain web site, web design or web development project needs!

Nevadacitylandscaping.com WordPress Launch

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Nevada City Landscaping

Just launched – Nevada City Landscaping! A fully featured WordPress site for the Nevada City based Lawn Care and Landscape Maintenance company Nevada City Landscaping. They are off to a great start with the new site allowing potential clients to discover their services. NC Landscaping chose Nevada City website design and development company Sherpa.

I offer web design and web development service for Nevada City, California.

Load wordpress posts by category Slug from the URL

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Here is a quick wordpress development tip to help you load posts into the wordpress loop based off the category slug in the URL. This assumes you are using the postname permalink structure for your url, e.g. mysite.com/category/testcategry.

In your functions file add this function:
[php] function getLastPathSegment($url) {
$path = parse_url($url, PHP_URL_PATH);
$pathTrimmed = trim($path, ‘/’);
$pathTokens = explode(‘/’, $pathTrimmed);
if (substr($path, -1) !== ‘/’) {
return end($pathTokens);

This function will process the slug we will pass to it from the template file. In your template file:

[php] $slug = getLastPathSegment($_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’]); // Get the last slug item
$category = get_category_by_slug($slug); // Load the category
query_posts(‘showposts=-1&post_status=publish&cat=’.$category —>cat_ID); // Load the posts

// WordPress Loop as normal

WordPress Installation Service

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With the popularity of WordPress and pre-made themes from sites such as themeforest; I am now offering wordpress installation services for people wanting to get started with a blog/website and a pre-built theme.

There are four packages available:

  • Basic wordpress for people looking to configure and setup their own site/theme.
  • A Blogger installation package for people needing wordpress to be setup specifically for running a blog.
  • A content management package for people wanting to use wordpress as a CMS tool in addition to a blog.
  • Finally a custom package for those who want a CMS and Blog setup and want it setup and tailored to their company’s identity and branding.

The Blogger, CMS and Custom packages include the installation and configuration of these common wordpress plugins:

  • Akismet
  • Backup WordPress
  • All in One SEO
  • W3C Total Cache
  • Contact Form 7
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • Google Analytics

Further theme and wordpress customization above and beyond these packages are available of course, please contact me for me for an estimate on other wordpress installation needs.

Pactimo.com Testimonial

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Bret did a fantastic job translating our design into WordPress. He not only made a truly great site for us, that is world-class, but he worked with great diligence and patience with our staff and existing data structures. We are now able to maintain all of our product data in a single location and make changes that are immediately and simultaneously replicated to our public-facing and internal sites. This new site, and the way we are able to manage our data, has propelled Pactimo forward by leaps and bounds. I would highly recommend Bret. His attention to detail, focus and work quality is unlike any other developer we have worked with previously.

Tony Kelsey – Pactimo.com