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
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 … 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
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 … Read more
As always, there is a huge number of options when considering an eCommerce platform. Not least of all, matching the features and requirements for the running of the site – but also the theming and design, as well as handling ongoing management. We’ve worked with many of the options available, and detailed some of the … 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.