Blogs & Tutorials

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

By Adam Collins

28th April 2018

Article Overview

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

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Blogs & Tutorials

Using WordPress taxonomies

By Adam Collins

28th April 2018

Article Overview

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

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Blogs & Tutorials

WordPress Custom/CMS Menus Tutorial

By Adam Collins

28th April 2018

Article Overview

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

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PHP & Mysql

How to reset custom WordPress queries

By Adam Collins

27th April 2018

Article Overview

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

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Blogs & Tutorials

Using the WordPress Import / Export tool

By Adam Collins

27th April 2018

Article Overview

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,

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Blogs & Tutorials

What Skills Do You Need To Be A Web Designer

By Adam Collins

28th January 2018

Article Overview

1. HTML – Having a good understanding of HTML, XHTML etc is fundamental in Website Design, and almost becomes second nature to more experienced Website Design professionals. Although this is regarded as the easiest of web technologies, it almost becomes the most essential. 2. CSS – Ability to represent your design using as CSS wherever possible will reduce your overall

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Blogs & Tutorials

Social Media Marketing for Small Business

By Adam Collins

25th January 2018

Article Overview

The vast majority of small businesses make use of social media as a marketing tool, but only a small proportion of them do so with maximum effectiveness. A recent study found that while more than half of consumers communicate with businesses using social media, only 8 percent were satisfied with the interactions. If you want

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How to add your business to Google maps

By Adam Collins

25th January 2018

Article Overview

If you’ve ever used Google Maps to help you navigate your way around an unfamiliar area, you’ll know how useful it can be. What you may not realise is that Google Maps is also an extremely powerful marketing tool for small and medium businesses. Not only will a listing here ensure customers have access to

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Blogs & Tutorials

5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Business

By Adam Collins

25th January 2018

Article Overview

No one launches a business with anything other than an expectation of enormous success in mind, but the sad reality is that three out of every four startups fail in their first three years. The classic adage – prior planning prevents poor performance – is rarely truer than when applied to the world of business.

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