Blogs & Tutorials

The Pros and Cons of Template Web Design vs Bespoke Design

By Adam Collins

31st July 2018

Article Overview

You appreciate the importance of an online presence but are struggling with the choice between template or bespoke design. You’re not alone. This is a common conundrum business owners face. An important element in your site’s design has to be uniqueness but does a template design mean it’s going to be a carbon copy of

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Blogs & Tutorials

The Best Easter Eggs Online

By Adam Collins

31st July 2018

Article Overview

To some, an Easter egg is simply a chocolatey gift you give friends and family in March or April. However, to others, Easter eggs are little nuggets that are subtly littered throughout movie franchises, TV series’ and even online, where they link to another movie, TV show or part of the internet. These can be

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Blogs & Tutorials

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

By Adam Collins

28th April 2018

Article Overview

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

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Blogs & Tutorials

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

By Adam Collins

28th April 2018

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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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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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Article Overview

A common error in WordPress theme or plugin development is the dreaded “Cannot modify header information” – headers already sent” error message displayed on a white screen of death. Now, you could simply contact our web design Coventry team & we will fix this issue for you, or alternatively read on to fix the issue

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