Blog

Working with companies of all sizes to make the most of the internet.

Updating WordPress

It’s really important to make sure you keep WordPress its themes and its plugins up to date, not doing so can result in downtime or even your website being hacked. Updating your site is quick and easy however I would always recommend you back up your site...

10 Favourite Free WordPress Plugins

Here you will find 10 plugins I use frequently when building sites for clients, or when delivering training. Updraft Plus UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin WordPress SEO by Yoast Yoast SEO Akismet Akismet Anti-Spam W3 Total Cache W3 Total Cache WordFence Wordfence...

GDPR Cookie Consent

Since GDPR came into force a few weeks ago I’ve noticed a lot of sites are using the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, which appears at the bottom of this site as well as many others. By default the free version of the plugin does not offer any the ability to...

Running WordPress locally with Flywheel

I’ve been asked on a number of occasions about how people can run WordPress on their local machine, this is handy if you want to develop a site offline or just want to try it out. Normally I’d suggest using MAMP but to be honest if your new to web design...

Twenty Sixteen Child

Twenty Sixteen is a great WordPress theme for beginners, however one slight bugbear is the fact that there is no option to edit the footer in the bottom left corner of the theme. One way to do this is by creating a child theme, this is a copy of some of the files used...

Want to know more? Get in touch.