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  • Should I use Professional Web Development Services or a Website Builder?

    In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is crucial for businesses of all sizes. A well-designed and functional website serves as the cornerstone of a successful online strategy. While website builders may seem like a convenient and cost-effective solution at first glance, there are several reasons why opting for professional web development services […]

  • Streamlining an online booking process

    Sound Pop Academy (SPA) – an existing client of ours who initially came to us to design and build their bespoke membership website, and who we work with on a monthly basis to offer support and maintenance – recently started a new conversation with us about streamlining and automating the process for potential new members […]

  • 12 Essential WooCommerce Plugins for Developers

    We asked our developers to recommend some essential plugins for those looking to create a user friendly Ecommerce store powered by WooCommerce. If you aren’t using some of these, it might be worth taking a look at our list to ensure that your customers are getting THE best experience from your Ecommerce shop.   1) […]

  • What is Schema and how do I use it?

    What is Schema? Schema is a collaborative, community activity with a mission to create, maintain, and promote schemas for structured data on the Internet, on web pages, in email messages and beyond. As above; Schema is an active, heavily sponsored markup to help developers and webmasters better prioritise data on websites, emails and beyond. I […]

  • How we optimised load time on an image heavy WordPress website

    I’m sure most of you have experienced this before.. You visit a beautiful website with loads of nice images, only for the website to load REALLY slowly. This can be massively frustrating for both the developer and also the user, as slow websites will most definitely lead to users leaving your website prematurely. We encountered exactly this problem with one of the […]

  • Google ranking algorithm changes to affect non-mobile friendly websites

    Big news! From 21st April 2015 Google is making changes to its mobile search ranking algorithm to reflect the mobile friendliness of websites. What does this mean in practice? Say your site currently ranks #2 when someone searches “Garden Sheds London”, it will currently also show it second spot when someone searches on their mobile device […]

  • Responsive Images and WordPress

    The number of users browsing the web with mobiles and tablets has rapidly grown over the last few years. Because of this it has become more and more important for business owners and web developers to create websites that are responsive. That is, one website that works perfectly across every device. Responsive development itself is relatively straight forward. We […]

  • Why you should care about Content Management

    So today I wanted to talk briefly about why content management is so important in web design. You likely know what content management is – it speaks for itself. But why is it important? Why should you care a great deal about it? In a nutshell; It’s crucial to the success of your website and […]

  • HTML5 Audio Player

    Recently we wrote a post called Web Design for Hushh Online Radio in which we outline the design phases for their new website. Since that post, they’ve asked us to work on a number of other small projects for the site, one of which I had no prior experience of –  HTML Audio tags. The brief was […]