Colophon

Colophon is one of those pompous words out of the designer dictionary meaning, ‘how this site was made’. In mine, you’ll read about what I use to create mine.
Decorative featured image for Thoughts and Designs Colophon page. Graphic of a powerful, strong woman with one hand on her hip and another hand raised over her head victoriously

Photography and Artwork

Nearly all of the graphics on this site are from a premium subscription to FreePik.com, a royalty free stock art service. Most of them have been modified to reflect the Thoughts and Designs LLC brand colors or with other minor alterations.

Most photographs were taken by me, Kimberly Eddy, using my Samsung Galaxy S22. 

Professional portraits of me were predominately done by Joseph Todoroff, who serves the Thumb area of Michigan. 

Other photography was sourced from FreePik or Unsplash.com, a royalty free photography website. 

 

Platform and Hosting

This website was built with WordPress.org, an open source Content Management System (CMS). 

This website is hosted on NameCheap.

The Theme is Hello Elementor, with a custom theme design created using the Elementor Pro Theme Builder.

Custom post types and dynamic content were implemented using Crocoblock JetEngine. Filters were created using JetFilters.

Page speed is enhanced with a plugin called AutoOptimize.

Marketing and Analytics

Thoughts and Designs LLC uses Google Analytics and Google Search Console to monitor user behavior on this website so as to continuously improve the user experience based on data received.

Thoughts and Designs LLC uses HubSpot as a CRM for marketing purposes, and has implemented the HubSpot CRM into WordPress.