About Tom DuHamel

Hi! My name is Tom DuHamel and I run I Heart Blank, LLC. I started my own business in 2011 but have been making websites since 2002. Before I Heart Blank, LLC I worked for a local radio station in Hackettstown selling advertising, doing voice-overs and helping local business create compelling advertising and marketing campaigns. When I started I Heart Blank, LLC my goal was to integrate the two things I was most experienced at; marketing and website design.
24 05, 2022

WordPress 6.0 “Arturo” Released

By |2022-05-24T20:32:21+00:00May 24th, 2022|WWW News|Comments Off on WordPress 6.0 “Arturo” Released

Great news everyone!  Wordpress 6.0 "Arturo" was released today!  This update has ~500 enhancements and ~400 bug fixes.  Pretty excited to try them out.  Here's the info from the Wordpress website: https://youtu.be/oe452WcY7fA Enhanced Writing Experience Writing improvements abound, whether you’re writing a brand new post or adding elements to an existing page. Explore more ways to streamline your content creation process, including: Select text across multiple blocks for easier copying and pasting. Type two open brackets `[[` to quickly access a list of recent posts and pages. Keep existing styles when you transform some blocks from one kind to [...]

26 01, 2022

WordPress 5.9 “Josephine” Released

By |2022-01-26T00:39:48+00:00January 26th, 2022|WWW News|Comments Off on WordPress 5.9 “Josephine” Released

Great news everyone!  Wordpress 5.9 "Josephine" was released today!  This update seems to be heavy on Wordpress and Theme customization.    Pretty excited to try them out.  Here's the info from the Wordpress website: Full Site Editing Control your whole site, right in the Wordpress admin. Twenty Twenty-Two Theme And say hello to the first default block theme in the history of WordPress. This is more than just a new default theme. It’s a brand-new way to work with WordPress themes. Block themes put a wide array of visual choices directly in your hands, from color schemes and font combinations [...]

28 12, 2021

Welcome To 2022 – ALL the Changes at I Heart Blank, LLC

By |2021-12-28T23:16:53+00:00December 28th, 2021|I Heart Blank News|Comments Off on Welcome To 2022 – ALL the Changes at I Heart Blank, LLC

Introduction Writing to you about some big changes coming to I Heart Blank, LLC in 2022.  Most of it’s pretty straight forward.  We’ll go through...well, pretty much everything.  Feel free to ignore any services that you aren’t using and be sure to read any all services you are! This email/post will cover the following: New Billing System 2022  Copyrights 2022 Rates Hosting Domains New Billing System At this point you all should have received an email about signing in to the new billing system.  It’s a major upgrade on this end.  The billing system has a ton of new [...]

7 01, 2021

Happy Merry 2021 – Updating Copyrights & More!

By |2021-01-07T21:05:41+00:00January 7th, 2021|I Heart Blank News|Comments Off on Happy Merry 2021 – Updating Copyrights & More!

Hey All...a few things as we crash into 2021. First of all, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!  Now, onto business. Copyrights In the upcoming week, I will update all I Heart Blank, LLC hosted websites with the "© 2021".  To double check, just go to your website and scroll to the bottom.  If you're not seeing it right away, make sure you clear your cache.  If you're still not seeing it, shoot me an email and I'll double check! SSL's There will be visible warnings for non-SSL content in your site (even if you have an SSL).  Basically, [...]

11 08, 2020

WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” Released

By |2020-08-11T21:31:17+00:00August 11th, 2020|WWW News|Comments Off on WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” Released

Great news everyone!  Wordpress 5.5 "Eckstine" was released today!  This update brings in some really cool updates and performance for speed, search and security.  Some of these I've been waiting on for a long time.  Pretty excited to try them out.  Here's the info from the Wordpress website: Speed Posts and pages feel faster, thanks to lazy-loaded images. Images give your story a lot of impact, but they can sometimes make your site seem slow. In WordPress 5.5, images wait to load until they’re just about to scroll into view. The technical term is ‘lazy loading.’ On mobile, lazy [...]

1 04, 2020

WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” Released

By |2020-04-01T14:38:19+00:00April 1st, 2020|I Heart Blank News, WWW News|Comments Off on WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” Released

Great news everyone!  Wordpress 5.4 "Adderley" was released yesterday!  The biggest change from the release notes seem to be about the block editor which, love it or hate it, is here to stay: Every major release adds more to the block editor. More ways to make posts and pages come alive with your best images. More ways to bring your visitors in, and keep them engaged, with the richness of embedded media from the web’s top services. More ways to make your vision real, and put blocks in the perfect place—even if a particular kind of block is new [...]

31 12, 2019

Happy Merry 2020 – Updating Copyrights & More!

By |2020-01-15T20:25:04+00:00December 31st, 2019|I Heart Blank News|Comments Off on Happy Merry 2020 – Updating Copyrights & More!

Hey All...a few things before we crash into 2020. First of all, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!  Mine was pretty great; thanks for asking.  Now, onto business. Copyrights I've successfully updated all websites with the "© 2020".  To double check, just go to your website and scroll to the bottom.  If you're not seeing it right away, make sure you clear your cache.  If you're still not seeing it, shoot me an email and I'll double check! PHP Updates While doing the I Heart Sites monthly updates, I also updated a large majority of your PHP versions to [...]

2 12, 2019

Hourly Price Increases In 2020

By |2019-12-17T00:50:28+00:00December 2nd, 2019|I Heart Blank News|Comments Off on Hourly Price Increases In 2020

This is a (somewhat) formal announcement of hourly price increases in 2020.  After much deliberation and sleepless nights I've decided what the rates will increase next year.  It's been about 4 years since the last price increase. At the start of 2020 I Heart Blank will incorporate the new hourly rates.  I Heart Blank will honor all rates for contracts signed before January 1, 2020.  Check out the details below: Premier Client Hourly Rate = $115.00 The Premier Client Rate is mostly for corporate accounts.  This rate is for on-going clients who need (mostly) continual and instant updates.  While [...]

13 11, 2019