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The O’Brien Media
Insider Blog

WordPress powers over 25% of the web. Here’s why WordPress is right for you.
WordPress
Chris Grant

WordPress 5.5 nearly ready for launch! Is your website ready?

The WordPress development team has now released the first release candidate for WordPress 5.5! This is an important milestone in the WordPress community’s progress toward the final release of WordPress 5.5 to website owners. Get in touch today to find out more about WordPress website support services from O’Brien Media.

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Business
Chris Grant

A quick refresher about O’Brien Media

We’re an award-winning website design company with offices in Swindon, Wiltshire, and Shoreditch, London. We provide a range of website and web application design and development solutions to businesses and organisations across

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Small Business Spotlight
Chris Grant

Small Business Spotlight: MLSPaintings

This issue of Small Business Spotlight focuses on the artwork and business of MLSPaintings, an Etsy based business you will love for the artistic flair of its owner, Morag.

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WordPress
Chris Grant

WordPress 5.4.2 is now available, upgrade today!

WordPress 5.4.2 is now available to be installed and fixes a small mix of bugs and security issues – so we recommend installing it as soon as you can to keep your site running at its best. For O’Brien Media customers with support agreements, WordPress 5.4.2 will be installed as part of your monthly maintenance service,

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BigCommerce
Andy Smart

Making the move from Blueprint to Stencil based themes in BigCommerce

If you’re using BigCommerce, but are still on the Blueprint theme, you should get in touch with us today to discuss an upgrade.  Built on a rigid codebase, Blueprint is very much a “legacy”, out of date theme.  For instance, not only is Blueprint not fully responsive, but the Stencil upgrade contains many enhancements to configuration so it’s a lot easier to use.

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