If you’ve ever been driving down the road and decided to take the longer, scenic route instead of the shorter and more obvious way home, you will be able to appreciate the magic of online images. Images are very much..
A landing page is a web page which serves as the entry point for a website or a particular section of a website. A website conversion means that your visitor has done what you wanted them to do. They might..
Course Overview This is the Google analytics course created by Google themselves. I recommend this for anyone starting out with Google Analytics. The course shows new users how to create an account, implement tracking code, and set up data filters…
Starting October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a “NOT SECURE” warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page, you need an HTTPS secure page. What this means is that any pages with a contact form, newsletter..
WooCommerce is now the most popular eCommerce platform on the web (stats from Builtwith), so you can rest assured you’re in good company. The new product gallery in WordPress WooCommerce 3.0 is excellent. The thumbnails now react the way that..
There are many things that we should all be doing today as WordPress developers to ensure that pages load quickly to please our visitors and of course good old Google SEO. Optimise images, basically make their file sizes as small..
If you are selling online with an e-commerce website, you need to be aware of the law. The Consumer Rights Act came into force on 1 October 2015. The law is now clearer and easier to understand, meaning that consumers..
The Consumer Rights Directive is an EU law that came into effect on 13 June 2014. The law applies to anyone selling goods, services, or digital products online via an e-commerce website and offline. Setting up an e-commerce website to..
SEO in a nutshell is a brief overview of SEO for beginners. A simple definition of search engine optimisation: it is a technical and creative process to improve the visibility of a website in search engines, with the aim of..
2015 saw mobile overtaking desktop as the number one device for accessing the web and a report published by Reuters states that 75% of Internet use in 2017 will be from mobile devices. Mobile users have different needs, there is..
We all love data and we spend time monitoring our Google analytics and website statistics. Anyone doing this will notice the increase in mobile traffic. Many key sites get a large percentage of page views via tablets and smartphones. We..
This post is aimed at WordPress developers and advanced users. There are plenty of directory plugins out there and plenty of membership plugins, many free. However none of these gave me everything I needed. For this website members needed to..
Responsive web design needs loads of testing and the web developer needs to know what they are doing. When you consider the number of screen sizes that there are to deal with and the number of different web browsers, you..
We are taking it with us wherever we go. The web used to be on our desktop behind our computer monitor but not any longer, it has been set free and placed on just about every conceivable screen size. We..
The rapid spread of mobile devices has turned the world of web design upside down. Users no longer view web content only on traditional desktop systems, but are increasingly using smartphones, tablets, and other devices with a wide range of..
CSS3 is the latest evolution of the Cascading Style Sheets language. It brings a lot of long-awaited novelties, like rounded corners, shadows, gradients, transitions or animations, as well as new layouts like multi-columns, flexible box or grid layouts. Source: Mozilla..
This is a post for other WordPress developers. Anyone looking for a way to limit content length and make custom or multiple excerpt lengths in Wordpress might find this very useful.