A clean, responsive website is essential. Often overlooked is the WordPress admin area. This monochrome admin interface can suffer from being cluttered with meta-boxes, fields, options and menu items galore. The colour scheme itself can be a jarring experience from the client’s own brand on the core site, and for those of your clients using WordPress […]
Getting a brief from your clients can be difficult for several reasons, including:
They are not sure how to explain what they need.
They are not sure what they want.
They lack the technical understanding of what is possible.
With a vast array of hosts available all offering low prices and bundling in your email hosting, it can be tempting to grab a cheap deal. However when focusing on site performance, and team productivity this is not necessarily the ideal email setup. For example, several active email accounts on a server can create an unwanted burden […]
Paying a designer and a developer to build landing pages can be time intensive and costly. To add to the frustration, should a particular page not convert the way you were expecting, there is more cost associated with evolving the design. You use WordPress as a business, you love how easily you can create content, […]
WordPress is extremely flexible, and with the right plugins it provides functionality and speed for any number of website requirements and scenarios. One of the most common requirements of websites today is some form of e-commerce. Selling online is not necessarily a case of adding items to a cart and checking out. For many businesses, what […]
When someone mentions to us they have tried WordPress, we instantly think, “Do they mean WordPress or WordPress”? Yes, just to make things a little confusing there are two major WordPress websites both doing things in very different ways. Let’s explore the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com This is run by a company called […]
Having an idea for a new product or service can be extremely exciting. The temptation is to immediately go about raising money to build the application, or to setup the business before you even know if there is a potential customer base for your idea. Unlike the startups in Silicon Valley, most of us do […]
When working on WordPress builds, it can be very easy for a project to spiral out of control. Your client may have tonnes of exciting ideas, and as the system you are developing grows, your client see’s new opportunity for new features. As an agency, as long as you have agreed that these changes are […]
It is tempting to jump straight into a WordPress build without spending too much time planning. It’s all easy right? What’s to think about!? There are an abundance of WordPress themes and plugins out there. The WordPress community is huge. There is a wealth of WordPress developers you can call in for an emergency if needed so whats the problem? […]
In yesterdays post we explored the importance of having a Web Application Firewall for your WordPress website, and then we walked you through how to secure WordPress with a firewall using Cloudflare. Today we are covering Sucuri. Sucuri has evolved into more than just a WordPress firewall as they are now covering all sorts of different platforms. […]