Wordpress, SEO and All its Benefits

WordPress, SEO and All its Benefits

Wordpress is used as the CMS of choice for millions of websites worldwide. Its powerful performance and ease of use make it an attractive choice for webmasters. An important factor in all websites is how to implement on-site Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). With Wordpress, best-practice SEO is as easy as it will ever be. Out of the box, a fresh Wordpress install will give you access to various...
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New reduced rates for our Website Support and Website Support+ packages

We've reduced our prices for our Hosting & Support and Hosting & Support+ packages by £15 and £26 a month respectively. These packages include website support minutes can be used for anything from content updates to existing pages, adding images/video (where supported by your site), adding new pages, small design changes, CMS training, marketing...
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Improve visitor retention and speed up your website with Drupal page caching

Why speed matters Making your business’ website as fast as possible has a whole host of benefits, from improving your search engine position to reducing your visitor bounce rate (the number of people who leave your website after viewing only one page or who leave because the page is slow loading). We build smarter so your website is faster Improve visitor retention by speeding up your...
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If you got an email from Google, saying Googlebot can’t access your CSS and JS files, you’re not alone.

Why Google may have emailed you about blocking JavaScript and CSS files on your website

If you got an email from Google, saying Googlebot can’t access your CSS and JS files, you’re not alone. Google recently began sending emails to verified webmasters and website owners notifying them if Googlebot, their search engine crawler, has been unable to access JavaScript and/or CSS files on their websites. If you got an email from Google, saying they can’t...
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Building pages with Drupal (or what are nodes, blocks, views and panels?)

As with most tasks you’ll face when creating or managing a website using the Drupal content management system (CMS) there are multiple ways to create and display content. In this article we’ll look at the four main content creation, curation and display methods that we use when building sites for clients. Nodes Nodes are items of content, based around a collection of content fields...
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Three reasons why not having a mobile-friendly responsive website could be costing you money

We thought we'd post a little follow-up to our article about responsive design from August last year where we give an outline of what "responsive design" is as it's now more important than ever for your website to be responsive and mobile-friendly. In this post we've summarised our top three reasons why having a responsive, mobile-friend, website is essential to keep...
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Going mobile – Google is calling time on non-mobile friendly websites from 21st April

Until now Google has focused on labeling mobile-friendly websites in results, but from 21st April 2015 if your website is mobile-friendly you'll get a ranking boost over your non-mobile friendly competitors in search results pages when Google's latest algorithm change takes effect.  The aim of this shift towards mobile users is to show people browsing from their phones or tablets websites...
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Keeping our customers informed with our new monthly website performance reports

Hot on the heels of the "Year in review" website statistics email we sent out in January to clients who use our website hosting and analytics platform for their websites that summarised website performance during 2014 we're pleased to launch our new monthly website performance reports.   Website analytics allow you to track the effectiveness - and usefulness - of your...
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Responsive design makes Harefield Archers look good on any device

We've been busy putting the finishing touches to a lot of web development projects recently, including a new site incorporating responsive design elements developed for Harefield Archers.   The new website, based on the Drupal content management system, incorporated a gallery, blog, events calendar and social media integration that used responsive design...
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Securing your website with an SSL certificate has SEO and customer confidence benefits

Google has been saying for a while now that having an SSL Certificate for your website will help it rank better within organic search results.  While it won’t give you a huge advantage over your non-secure competitors there is always the possibility that, in the future, Google will give secured website a larger boost on search results pages as more sites adopt...
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