Web Development

WordPress 5.5 – A Step Up for WP Websites

WordPress 5.5 – A Step Up for WP Websites

WordPress has just released version 5.5 and it’s one of the most feature-packed updates since the launch of version 5.0 in December 2018. Here, we’ll look at some of its most useful and helpful advancements. 1. Gutenberg enhancements The latest update sees further enhancements to the popular Gutenberg block editor which was first launched with …

4 Essential Features of a Website in 2020

4 Essential Features of a Website in 2020

When it comes to running a website, you can’t afford to keep still while your competitors are making those all-important improvements. Advancements in hosting and web design, changing customer expectations and shifts in search engine algorithms are just some of the challenges that webmasters have to tackle to keep their sites fit for today’s marketplace. …

Digital Transformation – The Changing Role of the Website

Digital Transformation – The Changing Role of the Website

Digital transformation is taking place across all sectors and at all sizes of business. As companies embrace the digital culture and begin to deploy enabling technologies like cloud, AI and machine learning, the role of the website within the organisation will also begin to change. In this post, we’ll look at how a website’s role …

7 Ways to Develop a Secure Website

7 Ways to Develop a Secure Website

The sheer number of data breaches and cyberattacks that take place means that when developing a website, companies need to adopt a security mindset. Failure to do so can have disastrous consequences, including substantial fines, loss of business and reputational damage. Ensuring your website is secure means grappling with a wide range of security issues …

Is It Time to Move Your eCommerce Store to a PCI-Compliant Server?

Is It Time to Move Your eCommerce Store to a PCI-Compliant Server?

If you intend to take payments for goods or services on your website, you’ll be required to comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) regulations. These are the security standards that companies which store, process or transmit payment card data have to meet. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at …

Latest Trends in Website Development and Digital Marketing

Latest Trends in Website Development and Digital Marketing

As the share of online shopping continues to grow, the amount companies spend on website development and digital marketing is increasing by around 30% year on year. Underlying this investment is the need to stay ahead in an increasingly competitive market. Companies are using their marketing budgets in a range of ways, from mobile websites …