5 Business Hacks For Start-Ups

Starting a new business venture is extremely exciting, and before you get started, you should familiarise yourself with the successful strategies of those that have gone before you. In other words, you need to conduct thorough research into how best to get started, where to invest your cash, how to create an informative and stunning […]

5 Web Design Mistakes Small Businesses Make

If you’re a small business owner, then be sure to steer clear of making the same mistakes as many who have gone before you. Web design is hugely important to the success of your business, and it needs to be compatible across a range of platforms including tablet and mobile, as well as being enticing, […]

Why Conventional Web Design Is Dead

The world wide web is forever expanding, and it’s growing at a startling rate – what’s considered new and fresh one minute is thought to be outdated the next. Trends fall in and out of favour quickly; new technologies develop and often people have to familiarise themselves with new instructions, design, and setups. Conventional design […]

What’s the difference between a Web Designer and a Developer?

It’s important to bear in mind that the line separating designers from developers is very blurred. For example I work alongside many ‘web designers’ who posses impressive ‘development’ skills and also ‘website developers’ who can hold their own with their design skills. So let’s start to distinguish and clarify the difference in roles, by breaking […]

What is a robots.txt file & How To Use It?

Ever wondered what the purpose of a robots.txt file is? We are going to share the common rules that you might want to use to communicate with search engine robots like googlebot. The primary purpose of a Robots.txt file is to restrict access to your website design by search engine robots or ‘bots’. The file is quite […]

Using WordPress taxonomies

So today I thought I’d share a few web design tips I’ve picked up whilst using WordPress when it comes to custom Taxonomies. The main scenario when these are going to be used is when you’re using WordPress as a CMS. Now, I’m not going to go into the whole building a CMS process, that’s […]

WordPress Custom/CMS Menus Tutorial

Lets take a look at how you can use WordPress’ built-in Menu feature to create your own custom menus. WordPress menus allow you to customise and overwrite the default navigation bar that simply displays all CMS pages in alphabetical order. Assuming your theme supports WordPress Menus, you have the ability to: Change the order of […]

How important is a website for your small business?

The online page is a blank canvas on which to paint the picture of your business, and the attention to detail that is given to it will have a huge impact on its success. You want it to look fantastic but equally you need it to be technically charged for successful ranking in the search […]

How to reset custom WordPress queries

So today I wanted to go over a good little tip, which I always tend to use and would definitely recommend for any bespoke WordPress development you may be doing. When developing your website design, you might come across the need to use one of the following techniques. Getting Started There’s a couple of different […]

Using the WordPress Import / Export tool

The WordPress Import / Export tool is a great feature already integrated into WordPress that has been around for quite a while now. If you are not already aware of it’s capability, or even that it exists, then read on! The Import / Export Tool is a great way of importing from existing WordPress sites, […]