Web Design News

What is your new website designed for anyway?

If we get approached by a customer who wants a new website design (or even a rebuild of their existing website) the first question we ask is "what is the purpose of your site". Hopefully this isn't too cryptic, but by that we really mean "what is this website meant to do" and "who will be using your new website"?

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The dangers of budget website hosting...

We were recently contacted by someone who had encountered an issue with their website. They were using a low cost hosting provider which had worked for a couple of years without to many issues, but out of the blue their site had fallen over and the support desk had made some attempts to fix it, but with little success. As...

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You spin me right round - A Guide to Carousels on home pages

There have been some interesting findings published recently about how users interact with a carousel (or slider) on a website home page.

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Check your web hosting

Having had an interesting week working with other peoples web hosting, I thought I would share a few things that are worth bearing in mind when hosting your website.

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Does your business .sucks?

It seems that we get new domains being launched on a semi regular basis these days. Where once we could only choose from a country specific domain (like .co.uk, .fr, etc) or a .com or .biz, now we have the choice of .co.uk, .uk, .london, .me and many more.

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The many faces of selling

Just read a very interesting article by Nick Atkinson about the changing face of retail, from the High Street to the internet.  It appears that consumers are starting to value a more customer service based experience, rather than just 'I can buy it cheap on the internet'. Could this be a return to the face to face experience we used...

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An amusing take on the ever expanding connectivity of devices!

Chris Matyszczyk over at CNET has posted up an interesting conversation that he is apparently having with his furniture!

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Things to think about when setting up a webstore

When setting up a web store, there are several key things you must think about before you even get to building the store:

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PIcked this up over the weekend

I saw this in a local health food shop over the weekend and couldn't resist a purchase!

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How to build a website

How do you build a website? Surprising, It is not actually just about writing code. It is about understanding a business and the reasons why a website would benefit that business.  The first thing is always to plan out what the site needs to do, who it is aimed at and what sort of content it is going to have....

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