Wanna Web Design - Cindy McQueen, Singhampton
Wanna Web Design is owned and operated by Cindy (DeVogel) McQueen from her home based office. The business started in 2008 when Cindy saw a need in the community for HTML programmers to help local businesses update their websites. It all began long ago, in the big city of Toronto. Cindy was a…
Senior Programmer / Analyst
Cindy worked as a Senior Programmer/Analyst for 6 years at Royal/Sun Alliance Insurance Company. As part of the Auto/Claims team, she maintained current programs and systems as well as developed new programs according to Business Specifications.
Following these 6 years, she then went to work at Guardian Insurance in Mississauga for 4 years. Again working as a Senior Programmer/Analyst, working on a team that was implementing a new system; IBM HUON. Guardian Insurance was purchased by ING (now known as Tangerine), the project was suspended and the company laid off most of the Systems Department.
After being laid off by ING Insurance while on Maternity leave, Cindy started working contract for Drew Morey Productions programming scripts for a Bible Kids website (colouring pages and a game) and then started Wanna Web Design in early 2008 after studying HTML programming through Durham College.
Cindy taught herself how to install and use Joomla! Content Management Systems (CMS) and designed her first website with it. She created and maintained several websites over the next year using Joomla! She then discovered WordPress CMS and has never looked back! Cindy specializes in WordPress websites, she has a vast knowledge of themes and plugins that enable functionality on every website enabling storefronts, chatrooms, product listings, events, networking and security to name a few.
Cindy can also work with other website development programs such as Wix, Kajabi, Godaddy Tonight and many other Content Management Systems. She is fluent in HTML and CSS.
For a full listing of new websites developed by Wanna Web Design click to view the Portfolio page.
Hosting, Domains & Emails
As a reseller of Godaddy, affordable Hosting and Domain names were added to the Wanna Web Design business in 2012. Hosting is owned by you, the client. Not by Wanna Web Design. Therefore you have access to your hosting anytime, anywhere. You are able to purchase new products, renew your hosting and domains, purchase emails, SSL certificates etc. Different hosting options include Cloud WordPress Hosting, cPanel, Shared Hosting and dedicated Hosting.
Cindy has purchased domains, hosting and installed websites on many different hosting platforms including Godaddy, BlueHost, inMotion Hosting, Siteground and a few less known platforms as well. She can easily manoeuvre through any hosting account to figure out how to purchase domains, hosting, set up emails, SSL certificates and install WordPress.
Education / Courses Completed
ASP.NET, Durham College, Online Studies Winter 2015
Programming in C#, Durham College, Online Studies Fall 2014
Programming in HTML, Durham College, Online studies 2002
Basics of Internet, Durham College, Online studies 2001
SYSTEMS ANALYST DIPLOMA
Sheridan College, Brampton, Ontario. Achieved High Honours Standing
Cindy lives on a farm with her husband Paul and their sons Matthew, Stephen and Jacob in the centre of Grey and Simcoe Counties, in the beautiful countryside of Singhampton (at the top of the escarpment, close to Collingwood).