We’re celebrating our 27th year with a new site design! As always we’re still writing code! Site speed is becoming more of a metric for websites, and it’s super important for both SEO and for your visitors. Our last major site redesign was four years ago, and like many sites over the years this has … Read more
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 … Read more
WordPress 4.9 was released a few days ago, with some new features which are likely to cause panic amongst developers and designers, and provide some fantastic new features to users and administrators. The new version, named “Tipton” in honour of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is available for download from the WordPress site, … Read more
Whilst designing new websites, it’s common to use an off-the-shelf theme as basis for a new site. However, making changes to a theme or plugin can cause problems when it comes to upgrading. When making changes to plugin or theme code, it’s important to be aware that when these plugins or themes are upgraded – … Read more
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 … Read more
As some might say, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat”, or as the infamous Perl motto goes; “There’s more than one way to do it“. Almost all problems have more than one solution – some more obvious than others. To continue the theme, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks … Read more
We’ve put together a brand-new website, including migrating all our existing content and comments, as well as introducing some new content. We have chosen a simple WordPress site, keeping to simple material design. Of course, we have opted for an entirely responsive design to ensure desktop, mobile and tablet support within one site.