11 Changes Coming to Divi in 2021 and Beyond

11 Changes Coming to Divi in 2021 and Beyond

Today, 40% of the web is powered by WordPress, and according to Builtwith.com there are 2 million active websites using Divi. That makes Divi the most popular WordPress theme of the most popular content management system. It’s surprising to realise Divi is more...

Rolling Out Support for a New Protocol – Aerial Website Delivery

Rolling Out Support for a New Protocol – Aerial Website Delivery

At Lucid Rhino Web Design we are 100% committed to keeping our carbon footprint as low as possible. Every website we host is already powered by 100% renewable energy*, but we wanted to go a step further. Many companies are turning to drones to deliver their services...

7 Features Your Contact Page Should Have

7 Features Your Contact Page Should Have

It's obvious that every website contact page should feature the business's phone number and email address. But wait, there's more!One thing Google look for when deciding how to rank web pages in search engines is what they call NAP, which stands for name,...

3 Things You May Not Realise Your Website Needs

3 Things You May Not Realise Your Website Needs

Don't worry, I'm not trying to sell you something here. This is just a free little tip for website owners from someone who's been building websites and helping business communicate clearly online for almost a decade. So, here are the three elements new website owners...

Should a New Business Pay for Search Ads or SEO?

Should a New Business Pay for Search Ads or SEO?

I’ve been asked a few times for advice on the best strategy for promoting new businesses online. Is it better to buy pay per click ads or to work on search engine optimisation just after a business website goes live? How do they stack up: adwords vs SEO?Most...

New Offering: 360° Virtual Tour Photography, Site Plans & 3D

New Offering: 360° Virtual Tour Photography, Site Plans & 3D

Today’s first big news item is that alongside Lucid Rhino I’m starting a new venture called Bristol Virtual Tours. This venture will provide high quality 360° photography for estate agents, schools, universities, venues, car dealerships, events, retail spaces,...

16 Questions Your New Web Developer May Ask

16 Questions Your New Web Developer May Ask

When someone approaches me asking for a quote to design and build them a website, the first step is for us to discuss the project together in detail. Many consultants call this a ‘discovery call’. This makes sure I thoroughly understand what the client needs. Also,...

Essential Free WordPress Plugins for 2021

Essential Free WordPress Plugins for 2021

OK, forgetting the infelicitous year that lies behind us, here’s my list of the seven WordPress plugins that I expect to be installing on every WordPress website I build in 2021:ComplianzCategory: compliance In the past, it has always been a bit of a headache...

How to Use Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Tool

How to Use Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Tool

Photoshop 2021 was released to the public yesterday and it contains a bunch of AI powered tools. Using Adobe’s Sensei AI, Photoshop can understand the contents of a picture and perform actions according to the depth of a scene and what’s in it. This is the kind of...

I Made a WordPress Website 93% Faster – Case Study

I Made a WordPress Website 93% Faster – Case Study

The need for speed I’m a website speed anorak. Web page load times aren't everything, but they do make a real difference to a website’s bottom line. Google says that as the load time of a web page increases from 1 second to 7 seconds, the probability of a mobile...

How to Change Divi Header Properties on Scroll

How to Change Divi Header Properties on Scroll

Just under a year ago, I posted a tutorial explaining how to change the Divi menu on scroll using a little jQuery. Now with Divi’s new Sticky Options you can do it right out of the box, without having to insert your own jQuery. These new sticky styles are brilliant....

How to Take Your Businesses Online During the Coronavirus Lockdown

How to Take Your Businesses Online During the Coronavirus Lockdown

If the COVID-19 outbreak means that you can't continue with your business as usual this may be a good time to move some or all of it online. If you've experienced a slowdown in business then the chances are your competitors probably will have too. Now of course...