Web Design News

New Joya store online

Joya started life as a boutique gift store in the pretty Cotswold town of Nailsworth. We met them several years ago and created an online store to help showcase their products. Then came to bamboo revolution - a wonderful fabric that was ideal for socks and clothing. After some research and many overseas buying trips, Joya began to supply beautiful,...

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Antique Silver Spoons Online Store Live

This week Antique Silver Spoons went live - it's been an interesting process as this project was to rebuild an existing well established-store. However, it was originally built in Magento using a templated theme and this theme was no longer supported, which meant that there was a limit on updated Magento. Consequently, the Magento install was stuck in an old...

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Customer Service Winner!

We had some wonderful news today - we have won the Customer Service Award in the Forest of Dean Business awards for this year! There were many categories and lots of amazing businesses who entered this year, but with the situation with Coronavirus, sadly the awards ceremony could not go ahead, but the Team at the Forest Business Awards have...

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New online store live

Extons are a well established, family run retailer, offering high end fashion from their 3 stores - in Abergavenny, Monmouth and Raglan. They had a poor web history, with a previous web company disappearing on them and then trying to set up their own store using Shopify. They did not find this particularly intuitive and in the end aborted the...

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Ada Lovelace Day

Since 2009 every year on the second Tuesday in October, all over the world, it is celebrated as Ada Lovelace Day as a recognition of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Traditionally more male dominated industries, things are now changing and October is the time to celebrate it. There are international conferences and events and a...

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New Cookies for everyone, or maybe not?

You may not be aware that GDPR regulations are changing slightly. Ongoing, all companies that use cookies may have to change how their users interact with them.

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Facebook is sharing even more data than we thought...

So the New York Times has reported on more questionable data ethics from Facebook. Basically the social media giant has arranged deals with 60 device manufacturers (can you name them all). Companies such as Apple, Amazon and Blackberry have been implicated in the report and the news is not good!

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GDPR - no BS

Many of you have been receiving loads of emails about compliance with GDPR - as have we. So we thought we would write a quick list to help clear a few things up....

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General Data Protection Regulations - Don't Panic!

It seems that everyone is talking about General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) at the moment, so we thought it would be worth letting you know how we look after our client's data and give some tips about what you need to do with the data that you keep.

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Your-ssl-certificate-may not be as-safe-as-you-thought

This is not a new story (Google announced it's plans September 2017), but many people are still unaware that Google Chrome and Firefox will be blocking websites that use SSL certificates issued by Symantec (yes, THAT Symantec) as of April this year. You many think "Well, my SSL certificate was issued by GeoTrust/RapidSSL/Thawte, not Symantec", but the reality is that...

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