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The 5 Plugins you need on your WordPress Website
WordPress websites are great as they're so flexible, you can build anything you want using the WordPress framework. When it comes to adding different functions to the site [...]
How to create a Hero Image using WordPress
A Hero Image is a great way of jazzing up a website design without having to do a lot of design work or create fancy graphics. They’re impactful and look fantastic on [...]
How to use Lottie Animation on your website
Keeping websites up to date and moving with the trends can feel like a full time job. First there’s the regular back-end updates (which I recommend you do monthly) then on top [...]
How to secure your WordPress website
WordPress is one of the best choices you can make for your website. It's universal, as in anyone can create a WordPress site, there are thousands of tutorials and support online for [...]
How to choose the right theme for your WordPress website
WordPress is often advertised as a one-stop-shop for all your website needs. Want a site you can build and edit yourself? WordPress. Want a site which will stand the [...]
How to choose the right hosting for your website
When you’re in the beginning stages of building a website or thinking of having one built there are a lot of things to think about: Domain name Branding [...]
How to sell your services via your website
Websites for businesses typically fall into two different categories - service based and product based. The rules around building the two styles of websites are different. For a number of reasons. These [...]
How to sell to multiple audiences on your website
The rule with websites is the more specific you are in what you are offering, the more successful the website will be. When you niche down to one area, one skill, one [...]
How to use your website to become an authority in your industry
Becoming an authority in your industry isn’t as easy as it looks. You need to get your message out to your ideal customer with the first stop being your website. You know [...]
How to optimise your website content for search engines
You have a website - either one you’ve built yourself or you’ve had a designer do the work for you but it’s not ranking on search engines. You can create content and [...]
How to optimise your website for search engines
With over 1.74 billion websites on the internet you need to optimise your website to make it stand out from the others. There are generally 2 main steps to this process: [...]
How to choose and use fonts on your website
One of the first things a visitor to your website will notice is the style of fonts used on the site. Alongside the imagery and the copy for the site, the fonts [...]
How to Prepare for your Website Build or Redesign
Are you thinking of building a new website? Or redesigning an existing one? Whether you’re building an entirely new website or redesigning an existing one, the process can feel clunky as the [...]
How to Install, Update and Remove Themes on your WordPress Website
When setting up a WordPress website you will need a theme to work with. This provides the template and the software to create your website (think of it like the Word Document [...]
How to upload a blog post to your WordPress website
WordPress is marketed as the website platform that everybody can use and with over 75,000,000 blogs and websites built in WordPress, this claim rings true. From the absolute beginner to the pro, [...]
How to tell your story on your website
Website designs come in many different formats and unless people are using the same template in the same format over and again, (almost) no two websites are the same. Even if the [...]
How to improve your website using these 9 tips
You have a website but it's not performing the way you wanted it to. The design works and you're happy with it but what can you do to make it more appealing [...]
How to launch your business online
Whether you’re launching your business as a sideline to the day job or have handed in your notice and spent months researching, honing and building your business, at some point you need [...]