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Gecko Designs
523 N Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59802

Phone:
(406) 662-1123

Kevan Slyngstad

Web Developer

The class is exactly what I was looking for – the individual attention and hands-on lessons proved to be very helpful in my understanding of the concepts and techniques.

Sue J.

Tutorials by Kevan Slyngstad:

  • How to Upload & Link to a PDF file in WordPress

    How to Upload & Link to a PDF file in WordPress

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Uploading a PDF into WordPress The first step in getting your PDF Files onto your WordPress site is to add them to your Media Library.  Once you have upload your PDF files it is easy to place links to them on your desire desired page or pages. First things first you need to login to

  • How to Upload and Place Media Files in WordPress

    How to Upload and Place Media Files in WordPress

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Uploading a Media File into WordPress The first step in getting your Media Files onto your WordPress site is to add them to your Media Library.  Once you have upload your files it is easy to place them on your desire desired page or pages. First things first you need to login to the back

  • How to Insert and Edit Images in WordPress

    How to Insert and Edit Images in WordPress

    Written by Tim Friendson

    In this tutorial we will be going through the steps involved for easily placing images into your your pages or posts of your WordPress site.  The following is a step-by-step guide for using the Media Uploader: 1. Create a new post or page / navigate to the page or post you want to add an

  • How to Enable or Disable Comments on WordPress Pages & Posts

    How to Enable or Disable Comments on WordPress Pages & Posts

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Enable & Disable Comments from Pages & Posts in WordPress In WordPress comments are enabled on new posts and pages by default . You can change the default comments setttings for new posts or pages, as well as enable/disable comments on posts or pages you’ve already published. You can change the defaults for new posts or

  • Screen Option Settings in WordPress

    Screen Option Settings in WordPress

    Written by Tim Friendson

    What are WordPress Screen Options? In WordPress once you log into your dashboard of your site you will see a dark menu bar at the top of the screen.  Just below this bar on the right hand side you will see a grey tab with the title of “Screen Options” with a small grey drop

  • Importance of keeping your WordPress Version Up-To-Date

    Importance of keeping your WordPress Version Up-To-Date

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Protect your WordPress Site by using the Latest Version Available An important element to keeping your WordPress site secure is to stay caught up with the latest versions available for download.  WordPress makes staying up-to-date easy with these simple steps to follow: WordPress does a good job keeping its software, themes, and plugins updated with

  • How to Secure your WordPress site with Plugins

    How to Secure your WordPress site with Plugins

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Further Secure your WordPress site by Utilizing these Helpful Plugins WordPress is full of useful plugins to accomplish a long list of useful features to fully customize your site.  These plugins are also a great way to improve your sites security.  WordPress plugins are available usually in both free and as paid verities and come

  • Importance of a Strong WordPress Password with Examples

    Importance of a Strong WordPress Password with Examples

    Written by Tim Friendson

    Is your WordPress site safe and secure from malicious attacks? Its a good question to ask, as most times people do not realize that they are susceptible to being hacked until its too late. You may not be surprised to hear that the weakest point for your security online is usually your password.  A password

  • How to add a Configurable Product in the Magento Admin Panel

    How to add a Configurable Product in the Magento Admin Panel

    Written by Tim Friendson

    1.    Login to your Magento user account 2.    In the top Navigation under Catalog > select Manage Products 3.    Click the orange “Add Product” button located in the top right corner 4.      On the New Product page under the Create Product Settings area: 4.1    Select the Attribute Set to a

  • How to add a Simple Product in the Magento Admin Panel

    How to add a Simple Product in the Magento Admin Panel

    Written by Tim Friendson

      1.    Login to your Magento user account 2.    In the top Navigation under Catalog > select Manage Products 3.    Click the orange “Add Product” button located in the top right corner 4.      On the New Product page under the Create Product Settings area: 4.1    Select the Attribute Set to

  • WordPress Tutorial: How to Add Menu Items

    WordPress Tutorial: How to Add Menu Items

    Written by Tim Friendson

    A Comprehensive How-To Guide for Adding Menu Items into WordPress In this tutorial we will be describing the process of adding Menu Items into WordPress in an easy to follow, step by step format geared towards new users.  Please login to the dashboard of your WordPress site and follow the Steps below: Step 1.)  How

  • WordPress Tutorial: How Easy is WordPress?

    WordPress Tutorial: How Easy is WordPress?

    Written by Tim Friendson

    WordPress is Easy?!? How so? A common question we get asked from prospective clients is: Is WordPress easy to use? In this tutorial you will find an outline describing WordPress and some of its features that reveal the answer to this very valid question is a resounding YES! First for a little history, WordPress has

  • WordPress Tutorial: Changing your Password

    WordPress Tutorial: Changing your Password

    Written by Tim Friendson

    How to Change your WordPress Password To change your password in current versions of WordPress: In the Admin Panel menu, go to USERS Click on your username in the list to edit In the Edit User screen Scroll down the page to the New Password section and type in your new desired password in the

  • WordPress Tutorial: Linking to an Email Address

    WordPress Tutorial: Linking to an Email Address

    Written by Tim Friendson

    How To Add an Email Link in Word Press Login to the Dashboard of your WordPress site. Go to the pages section and select the page you want the email link on Place your cursor inside the visual editor window where you want the link to be Type out Email Me or the email address

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Open Graph META Tags for Social Sharing

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Open Graph META Tags for Social Sharing

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn How to Add Open Graph META Tags to Adobe Dreamweaver Websites What are Open Graph Tags for? It’s no secret that Facebook is a major driver of information sharing and website traffic generation. This is a great asset to web developers who’s primary job is to communicate and deliver messages for website owners and

  • Differences between WordPress.org & WordPress.com websites?

    Differences between WordPress.org & WordPress.com websites?

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    What is WordPress? Understanding its features & options We often receive questions about differences between the WordPress.com & WordPress.org website platforms and our reply is, “What are the goals of this new website?” There is no one-size fits all answer for this important decision. Essentially, it comes down to how customized of a website experience you would

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Rounded Corner Borders with Adobe Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Rounded Corner Borders with Adobe Dreamweaver

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn How to Add Rounded Corners to Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Websites In this tutorial, you will learn how to use CSS rules to generate rounded corners anywhere on a Dreamweaver website. What is a Border Radius? CSS3 is the most recent iteration of cascading style sheets and it affords designers more efficiency & versatility. Rounded

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a jQuery Lightbox to Dreamweaver websites

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a jQuery Lightbox to Dreamweaver websites

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn How to Add a Lightbox to Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Websites In this tutorial, you will learn how to add the popular jQuery Lightbox function to a Dreamweaver webpage without using Code View. What is the jQuery Lightbox? In today’s internet, the slickest and most common method of displaying higher resolution images or featured images

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Google Analytics using Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Google Analytics using Dreamweaver

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn to use Google Analytics with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Websites In this Dreamweaver tutorial, we show you how to add a new account to your Google Analytics account in a few easy steps. This free tool is very useful for webmasters who prefer to closely monitor the performance and health of their websites. Google makes

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a jQuery Slideshow using Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a jQuery Slideshow using Dreamweaver

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn How to Add Slide Shows to Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Websites We get requests daily from clients who want a slide show on their Dreamweaver webpages. Displaying a slide show is very useful for Adobe Dreamweaver websites needing to display promotions (or maybe just kittens). This javascript tool, called a slider, uses the jQuery Cycle Plugin.

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Google Web Fonts using Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add Google Web Fonts using Dreamweaver

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Learn How to use Google Web Fonts in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Websites In this tutorial, you will learn how to add Google’s Web Fonts to a Dreamweaver webpage without using Code View. When creating websites and webpages to publish online, developers are forced to work with a very limited number of fonts that are common

  • Dreamweaver SEO Tutorial: How to be number 1 on Google for free

    Dreamweaver SEO Tutorial: How to be number 1 on Google for free

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    How Google’s ranking system works Google’s website ranking algorithm is a closely guarded secret. No one knows the exact formula Google uses to determine which sites should appear above others on a search results page however the underlying principles of their ranking system are understood! Why it’s so good to be number 1 How good

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Getting the most out of your Dreamweaver course

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Getting the most out of your Dreamweaver course

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    Ask lots and lots of questions The most important tip I can give you is to ask as many questions as you can and to ask them right away. Our Dreamweaver course will move along at a determined pace and each concept will build off of the previous concept. If a concept doesn’t make sense

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: CSS Cheat Sheet – Class, ID, Tag and Compound

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: CSS Cheat Sheet – Class, ID, Tag and Compound

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    When and How to use Dreamweaver’s 4 Types of CSS Rules One of the most difficult aspects of learning to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in Dreamweaver is determining when to use each type of rule. Every web designer uses CSS rules in a slightly different way. Some designers use CSS classes for everything while

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a Favicon using Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Add a Favicon using Dreamweaver

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    What is a Favicon? A Favicon (short for Favorites Icon) is that cool little square image you see to the left of the URL on some websites. Favicons also appear in browser’s bookmark listings and on browser’s tabs. Favicons are a great way to give your website a bit of additional branding and customization. They’re

  • Dreamweaver Tutorial: Use CSS to replace HTML text with an image

    Dreamweaver Tutorial: Use CSS to replace HTML text with an image

    Written by Gabriel Silverman

    CSS Image Replacement Using Dreamweaver Search engines place great emphasis on the words shown in a documents’ headings (Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3, etc). For that reason we try to place important keywords and phrases into these headings. Unfortunately, there are only a dozen or so web-friendly fonts that we can use and safely

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Gecko Designs, LLC
523 N Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59802


Phone:
(406) 662-1123

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Michelle Levitus 5 months ago
Gecko Designs was a pleasure to work with while building out a brand new website. They understood what we were after and had creative and useful ideas to help us reach our goals for the website and for our organization. Communication was friendly and reliable throughout the process and they were available to troubleshoot any issues that arose before we went live, and after. Highly recommend!
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Eric Halverson 3 months ago
Gabriel at Gecko Designs has proven over and over again that he and his team offer an incredible product to their clients (me!). I've been thrilled by his communication, the products they offer, and their responsiveness to my requests. Anyone looking for a website, logo, etc.. would be making a no-brainer decision to do business with Gecko Designs.
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Martin Judnich 7 months ago
From intro meeting to final website, this was a great experience. Gecko created exactly what I was looking for, and was very timely and affordable. Great collaboration, lots of changes, and they made me feel comfortable every step of the way. I could not recommend more.
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Lincoln Mansch 10 months ago
Our non-profit organization can't find enough adjectives to describe the top-notch, professional, and amazing work Gabe and his team provides. They have been amazing supporters of our organization from answering simple quick questions, to volunteering at our events, to helping us with graphic designs and website updates for our biggest event, to helping us with the mother of all projects....redesigning our very outdated website. We are always amazed at how quickly and efficiently they work despite us coming back with little nit-picky changes and requests. We often wonder if we're their only client because they are so quick to respond....but that is exactly how they want you to feel - as if you are their only/most important client. They are always willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done right by taking very careful consideration of their clients' needs, wants, and desires, and end up producing work that is nothing short of brilliant.
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Jaycie Loney a year ago
Gabe and his team did a great job helping us with our fundraiser. They were the most affordable, easiest to work with place in town! We couldn't have been more pleased with these guys!! Highly Recommended!