Category Archives: News

Making a Good Website Better

This months WordPress meetup on the 17th will carry on our discussion about themes. This time we’ll look at an example from theme designer Ellen Bauer, who attended our last meetup. Ellen and partner Manuel Esposito offer clean, well-styled designs, ideal … Continue reading

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August Meetup – Selecting a theme

August Meetup – Selecting a theme. The next meetup will be an update of the original held in August 2013. Visit our meetup site to enrol

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WooCommerce Support for Web Designers

WooCommerce Support for Web Designers. A listing of often-forgotten items needed in WooCommerce websites.

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Developers Night – Tech tips to finding new clients

Here’s some of the sites and tools we use to figure out stuff IP Tools –  http://network-tools.com/ Site Explorer  – https://ahrefs.com/ Site examiner – http://tools.purpleturtle.pro/site-scanner.php Woorank – https://www.woorank.com/en/user/overview Sites on the same ip – http://sameid.net/ Backlinks – http://openlinkprofiler.org/r/zeald.com Is it a slow site? – http://www.webpagetest.org/ Interesting … Continue reading

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Woocommerce, Photography and more

The February meetup looked at Woocommerce, in particular it’s use as a tool to display and sell photographs. Below is a summary of what was discussed. Woothemes kindly provided a copy of their photography plugin and will add this to … Continue reading

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The Honest Truth About Hosting

Updated Sept 2015 – Hosting is a complex, contentious topic. Even the self-proclaimed ‘professionals’ disagree. Web designers, even developers are often surprisingly ignorant upon what makes a good or bad host. The worst advice often comes from traditional IT people. … Continue reading

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WordPress.com Weekend Specials

Just noted that WordPress.com are running some special offers this weekend only. Their US$99 premium now includes free premium themes for a year, saving $120. Using wordpress.com for your small or home business was covered in and earlier meetup and … Continue reading

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