How to Tell If a Website Is WordPress.com or WordPress.org

How to Tell If a Website Is WordPress.com or WordPress.org

As we described recently, there are two flavours of WordPress - the freemium version hosted by WordPress (.com) and the free self-hosted version (.org). But if you’re reading this post chances are you already know that. So with no further ado… 1. Your site is at...

3 Quick Ways to Tell Your Website Needs a Redesign

3 Quick Ways to Tell Your Website Needs a Redesign

1. Is it mobile friendly? Right now there’s more mobile traffic on the web than any other type, even more mobile traffic than desktop traffic, by a small margin [source]. If your website looks shonky on mobile devices it’s serving a frustrating or broken experience...

New Website Design Package for Small Businesses

New Website Design Package for Small Businesses

We often get asked “how much does it cost to build a website”. It's always a difficult question to answer straight off because well… how long is a piece of string? Price ranges can be very helpful as a rule of thumb, but many people starting out in business don't have...

What’s the Difference Between wordpress.com and wordpress.org?

What’s the Difference Between wordpress.com and wordpress.org?

WordPress is pretty cool. Because it's popular, free and open source it's supported by a vibrant developer community and continues to grow and evolve. There's a lot you can do with it, depending on how you have it set up. Here's a lovely little illustration...

What Is Domain Name Registration?

What Is Domain Name Registration?

Here’s the scenario: You’ve just bought a domain name for your swanky new website and you notice that you’re only able to register it for a certain number of years. What happens at the end of those years - will you lose your domain name after that period? And why do...

How to Post to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at the Same Time

How to Post to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at the Same Time

Each social network offers unique tools and helps you connect with a unique audience, but if you're anything like me you find it increasingly fiddly to post updates to every network. Here's a massive tip explaining how to crosspost between Facebook, Twitter and other...

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a New Website

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a New Website

If you're wondering what questions a web developer may ask in an initial client interview, you've come to the right place. My last post gave 45 things to check before launching a website, a lot of it quite technical. I thought I'd make another list for people who are...

Website Launch Checklist 2020: 45 Things To Do Before Going Live

Website Launch Checklist 2020: 45 Things To Do Before Going Live

Good design takes into consideration both the grand plans and the fine details. If you're preparing to launch a WordPress website, we've prepared a list of things you can go through to make sure everything's tied down and running shipshape. It covers a whole range of...

4 Free Design Tools I Use All the Time

4 Free Design Tools I Use All the Time

Here's a snappy list of super helpful tools I rely on that can help your design process no end, whether you're designing a logo, a website, a poster or the curtains. Every time I start a project you can guarantee I'll either use one of these resources or use what I've...

How to Do SEO Keyword Research for Free Using Google

How to Do SEO Keyword Research for Free Using Google

We all know Google is an amazing trove of information, but what's less widely known is the simple search tools Google provides that make researching your online presence a breeze. I'm going to show you seven Google search hacks that will give you a competitive...