About Julie Wolpers

Webcurrent Communications is the web publishing and creative services company of Julie Wiens Wolpers, a former daily newspaper editor, reporter and photographer. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1980 from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. A resident of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Julie has worked in professional publishing since 1979. She has been producing websites since 1995 and established Webcurrent Communications in 1997.

Optimizing Your Posts and Images for Social Sharing

Recent changes at Facebook have us scrambling to be sure our content displays well for social sharing, and it’s especially important to note  that Facebook has recently changed the  aspect ratio for images from square to 1.91:1 for both its mobile and desktop feeds.  Square images now appear cropped, often poorly. We have found the following helpful guides and links: […]

By |2016-11-23T10:23:55-06:00November 25th, 2013|Adventures in Web Development, Tech Tips, Tips for Entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Optimizing Your Posts and Images for Social Sharing

Weddings and Commitment

I am fortunate today to be celebrating 32 years of marriage. Since it seems to me that fewer and fewer young people are choosing marriage these days, at least not without a trial run that involves living together for an unspecified, usually lengthy, period of time, perhaps I might have some advice to offer. Not because I am an expert on marriage. Far from it. But because I am, at least, able to say that I made a commitment, I have stuck to it, and so has my husband. And that has made all the difference. […]

By |2016-11-23T10:24:01-06:00June 20th, 2013|Health, Mind & Spirit, inside|Comments Off on Weddings and Commitment

Happy Birthday, WordPress

I have to admit I arrived fashionably late to the WordPress party, believing it was not yet ready for prime time, until I was actually forced into using it when Blogger decided no longer to support FTP. At the time I had 22 clients whose blogs I had happily integrated into their Dreamweaver websites using Blogger as an engine. […]

By |2016-11-23T10:24:09-06:00May 27th, 2013|Adventures in Web Development|Comments Off on Happy Birthday, WordPress

The 100-Mile Yard Sale

When I was in college, I wrote a feature story for the Columbia Missourian about yard sales, tracing how the used or discarded can find new purpose in the eyes of someone else. One man’s junk is another’s treasure. So quaint. But when I wrote that article I was young and naive. I had no idea just how much STUFF a person can actually accumulate over the decades of their lives […]

By |2016-11-23T10:24:18-06:00May 23rd, 2013|Faces & Places|Comments Off on The 1