General Posts

Meltdown and Spectre

Google’s Project Zero team recently discovered a vulnerability related to all Intel-based systems running world-wide, long story short – there’s a security flaw with the way in which the CPUs deal with virtual memory processing; https://meltdownattack.com/ New kernels are being prepared by Linux communities, once released (we expect within 24 hours) we will begin testing…

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Google to penalise mobile popups

We all know the annoying popups that get in the way of the content you are trying to view and then struggle to get rid of as they have minute close buttons. It seems Google also finds this annoying and is set to penalise sites that use them on mobile devices. The popups are now…

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Mailing List Integration with your website

Keep your customer database up to date with mailing list integration There are various ways that your website can capture interested visitor details so you can add them to your mailing lists. However you do this your mailing list should be kept up, and easily allow people to unsubscribe if they no longer want to…

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Writing a blog – the first 6 months

The first 6 months of me writing a blog! This subject is a case of practising what I preach, so I thought I would put out some of my thoughts from my writing a blog on website design over the past 6 months.  This is something that I recommend all my website clients try and do,…

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Considering the .UK Domain Name?

June 2014 saw the launch of the shorter .uk domain name Something which happened last year but I think is worthy of mentioning again.  This is great news for UK businesses allowing them to have a shorter, snappier sounding domain name.  Nominet who manage the registration of the .uk top level domains (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk and so…

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Responsive Mobile Design – why is it important?

Why is responsive mobile design important for my website? Its primarily about the usability of your site for your visitors, and it makes sure that the content is scaled and displayed in a friendly manner.  Websites which aren’t mobile responsive can be difficult to navigate around, particularly if the website wasn’t laid out well to…

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What do I do with my new website?

I’ve just launched my new website, that’s it right? Time to sit back and relax with a cuppa now you have launched your new website, that’s another item ticked off your to do list.  After thinking how easy that process was you are starting to think that perhaps there must be a catch. Let’s just say there…

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Simple Website Design Mistakes To Avoid – Part One

Simple Website Design Mistakes To Avoid It’s said that a visitor to your site will take seconds to decide if you provide what they are looking for.  There are many potential website design mistakes which will cause visitors to close your site and visit elsewhere.  It goes without saying that you won’t find any of…

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