State of the Web – Autoplaying Audio and Video

Posted by on 3 Jan 2018 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Skills and Learning, Technical Guides, Technology News | 0 comments

It’s an ongoing debate – users do not like videos to autoplay (apart from YouTube), and designers want their website to feature their video and audio immediately on visiting the page. In the distant past, this has often been ‘solved’ by using Adobe Flash to play videos. Browsers soon caught up to this madness, and added ‘click to play’, forcing users to click to view Adobe Flash players. Since the replacement...

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Which Payment Gateway

Posted by on 2 Dec 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Skills and Learning, Technical Guides, Technology News | 0 comments

Often, the choice of which payment provider to use is a case of which offers the lowest cost, or which offers the functionality that’s required for your business. Once past these limitations, many payment providers are the same; offering either an on-page or external redirection site to take payment, and returning a secure callback to verify that payment has been taken. Some of the best payment providers are simply because of their new...

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Keep up with Magento 1.x and 2.x Maintenance

Posted by on 12 Oct 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning, Software, Technical Guides | 1 comment

Probably the most tedious part of running a website is the constant maintenance and updates. Continuing our previous post on WordPress, we’ve put together a quick guide of routine checks and changes for both Magento 1.x and 2.x. A poorly maintained website can be a security nightmare, or even impact on your website appearance and search position with potential attacks and spam. Backups Always always keep a backup – but more...

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Keeping up with WordPress Maintenance

Posted by on 24 Sep 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning, Software, Technical Guides | 0 comments

WordPress maintenance is a tedious and thankless chore, but absolutely essential to the smooth-running of your website. A poorly maintained website can be a security nightmare, or even impact on your website appearance and search position with potential attacks and spam. We’ve put together a basic list of the most essential WordPress maintenance; Backups A backup is only ever useful when you’ve forgotten to make them! It’s an...

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Design Strategy: How to annoy your clients

Posted by on 19 Sep 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Skills and Learning | 0 comments

Many successful websites will go through multiple rebrands before settling on a design; few people probably remember how Facebook used to look. Many more websites are unpopular simply almost because of their design flaws. From technical reasons, such as being stuck on old frameworks and systems, or creating problems such as having too much or too little on the website, to poor understanding of their clients needs. Everyone’s views on...

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.uk Domain Names – register before June 2019

Posted by on 14 Sep 2017 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Skills and Learning, Technology News | 0 comments

If you already own a .co.uk domain name, you may be able to register the .uk version – but make sure you do so before June 2019. After this time, anyone can register these domains and compete with your business. This means that if you already own frag.co.uk, you may be able to also register frag.uk. Who does this affect? In 10 June 2014, Nominet (the UK domain registrar) launched the new shorter, sharper domain name .uk into our UK domain...

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