How can I help with your website?
Re-theme it · Update or fix it
Design and build a brand-new website
Set you up to build your own site
Patty J. Ayers
Website Developer and Consultant
19 years in professional website development · 8 years specializing in WordPress · Over 120 websites built for over 100 clients · Co-author of best-selling web development textbook · Adobe Community Expert, 2005-2009 · Macromedia Support Forum Team member, 2001-2005 · WordPress.org Support Forum volunteer · Professional tutorial author · WordCamp participant · Producer, WordPress teaching videos · Author, in-depth WordPress 101 course
From Patty’s Portfolio
“Patty is technically talented, creative and easy to work with — a true professional. Her work has always surpassed my expectations and she’s never missed a deadline.”Amy Tiemann, Ph.D.
“Patty is a dream to work with. She’s professional, creative and incredibly responsive to questions. I recommend Patty without hesitation.”Perri Kersh MAEd
“Working with Patty Ayers to develop my business website was a pleasure! It was money well spent. Throughout the process, she was very attentive, concerned and dedicated. Patty knows her field inside and out and she delivers.”Sue Ann Miller
“Patty Ayers has played an integral role in the success of my business. She was completely committed to the success of our project, and extremely patient with us to ensure that we received the quality that we wanted.”Shari Whetten-Goldstein
“Patty Ayers was invaluable… She has a high level of technical knowledge, but is, at the same time, excellent at translating that techie information into language understandable to the non-IT person. She is patient, professional and wonderful to work with.”Maureen Dolan Rosen
“We found Patty to be professional and knowledgable, creative, personable, and with a tremendous work ethic. We are 200% satisfied with our experience.”Perry Verille
Fees and Policies
Initial consultation by phone and follow-up discussions free with no obligation
Written Agreement when enough information has been shared
For all work, $70/hour
New websites and complete redesigns start at about $2,000.
Each project is a little different; let’s discuss yours and I can give you an estimate.
Patty is committed to honesty and fairness in all business dealings, and to considering her clients’ best interests as the highest priority in all work.
Registered with the Better Business Bureau of New Mexico and Southwest Colorado
Member, Paonia Chamber of Commerce, Paonia, Colorado
Send Us an Email
You can also just email directly: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call Patty at 919-265-9633
U.S. Mail Address: P.O. Box 1730, Paonia, CO 81428
Themes vary a lot in how they can be customized
It’s not possible for us to provide a straightforward set of procedures for customizing a theme, because themes vary a lot in this respect. We offer some general guidelines here; you’ll need to find out the specifics from the instructions provided for the theme you’ve chosen.
What do we mean by ‘customization’?
Separating content from presentation: In the world of website development, an important distinction is made between content and presentation. Content consists of the actual text, images, and other media. Presentation is the manner in which it is shown. This distinction is essential to the way the Web is designed to work and is a foundational concept to bear in mind. read more…