What is web hosting? and how to choose the right type

Every website you visit while browsing the web is hosted on some form on web hosting, web servers are specialised computer systems that leverage cloud computing and are set up with one purpose in mind – to host websites. This means that all asp...

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Using WordPress as a website CMS

WordPress is a well known and popular CMS (content management system) for running blogs however it is also a solid CMS for running a website (even more so if it has a blog). While its true WordPress is targeted towards running a blog is more than cap...

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How to find industry news to blog about

One of the hardest things to do when you run a blog or website is to think of new content to keep your website fresh and up to date, this blog post will look at ways of keeping updated with industry news to help find topics that you can blog about. T...

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What are website wireframes?

Wireframes have been around for years and chances are you have been creating them for all sorts of projects – not just web / website related ones. It is essentially a name given to the process of drawing out rough sketches of what the website w...

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Optimizing images on your website for SEO

Search engine optimization is an ongoing job, there is always more you can do to improve the ranking of your website in the search results. Once you have covered the basics of page title and descriptions as well as sorting out the content structure t...

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What is a bespoke website and what are the benefits?

In this blog post we will be looking at a few different website design methods and exploring the benefits of each method to help you make the right decision for your next website project be it a website redesign or a new business just starting out wi...

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Social Media and Its Role in the Business World

There’s a good chance that you, your partner or someone in your family is already a member of a popular social networking website. I’m talking about the giants like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Apart from using them to socialise with friends a...

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Dropbox – save your files in the cloud for free!

In this post i will be looking at using Dropbox a free on-line cloud storage service that has a wide range of uses from backing up important documents to transferring files into your iPhone. The first thing we will need to do is sign up for a Dropbox...

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The uses of QR codes on a website

This blog post is going to look at the uses of QR codes on websites, firstly what is a QR code? QR codes are small squares of smaller boxes that users can scan using their smart phones (iPhone, Blackberry and android for example), when they scan the ...

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What is responsive website design?

One of the latest trends in website development is something called responsive website design, but what is it and why should it matter to the average user? Responsive website design Standard websites are designed for a fixed width to ensure they disp...

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