Trust and credibility can never be bought, they must be earnt. So how do you offer value to your social media following and past/current/future clients, customers, leads, etc? The value of a business blog goes far beyond that of just filling a page on your website and writing ‘just because’. When done right, a blog … Continue reading Have you created a community through your blog?
From July 2018, websites running on http (rather than https) will show a ‘NOT SECURE’ warning in Google Chrome (version 68) to all visitors. This new warning is part of Google’s long term plan to encrypt every website on the Internet. Why is Google doing this? Google is an advocate for a secure, encrypted Internet. The benefits of which are: increased security, … Continue reading Google to mark all non-encrypted websites as ‘NOT SECURE’ from July 2018
Building Something Fancy Sometimes you want something fancy and different in your UI to draw your attention. You can use a slider, accordion or many of the other pre-built solutions, but something you want something entirely different. I’ve recently written an article on how you can take a series of words and split them into characters. … Continue reading Interactive Character Transformations
Improving Your UI with Help Screens Creating helpful user interfaces is a pretty important task that is often sadly either overlooked entirely or tacked-on as an afterthought. Helpful documentation for shortcodes, widgets, plugins and themes depends on the developer. Sometimes developers create an external website to answer their most frequently asked questions, or perhaps they list some … Continue reading Better Administration with Help Screens
Saving your bandwidth with Data Saver Google’s developers have been busily working away on another cool feature to improve your web experience. Since 2014 Google’s Chrome division have been working on a way to reduce your bandwidth usage by forwarding your traffic through their servers. This process is know as Data Saver and when … Continue reading Chrome’s new Data Saver Functionality
Hi there everyone, this is Simon Codrington, one of our senior developers from Web Bird Digital. Custom taxonomies in WordPress are a powerful way to extend the functionality of your website. With taxonomies you can provide additional groupings to help organise your content such as your posts and pages. Creating a great, dynamic and friendly … Continue reading How to create custom taxonomies