Tag: web development

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    Do You Need a Developer as Well as a Designer?

    Many people think that a web designer and a web developer are the same person, it’s just a case of semantics. The problem is that you couldn’t be further from the truth, as a designer and a developer have completely different focuses when it comes to websites. In simplistic terms, a developer focuses on making…

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    Conversion Optimisation or Website Redesigns – Which is Better?

    What do I mean when I ask which is better – website design or conversion optimisation? Well, when a business owner realises that their website is not giving them the results they expected, one of their first thoughts is that something is wrong with the website. This may be true, the problem however, is that…

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    Tips on Selecting a WordPress theme

    One of the great reasons to use WordPress is that there are so many themes available, the problem is that the vast numbers of available themes can also be a huge negative. Why is this? Well, have you ever tried to wade your way through all of the WordPress themes online to decide which one…

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    Making the Most of Error Pages

    Error pages or 404 errors are the bane of every business owner. Every time you delete a page, change your navigation or someone follows a broken link, a 404 error is generated. From a web development point of view, each time this occurs its best to go into your webmaster tools and tell Google that…

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    Getting Better Answers from Your Forms

    There are lots of ways to engage your online customers and one simple way is to ask them a question. However, the way you ask the question can have far reaching impact.  Let’s go right to the heart of the matter, the way you ask your visitors to answer a question can impact the kind…

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    Hooray! No More Old Versions of Internet Explorer!

    Most web developers find Microsoft’s Internet Explorer to be their least favourite browser to work with. That’s because of the multiple versions that it has and the different ways in which they render a site. It forces web developers to use hacks and workarounds to make everything work, which ramps up development time. So the…

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