News, tips, tricks and tutorials

In this section you will find news, tips, tricks and tutorials about web design/development, graphic design and e-marketing. Hopefully, some will give you ideas for your business. If you have any questions or suggestions about the articles, please comment on them in case there is someone else reading the website who will find it useful.

UX details: How the iPhone mail app decides when to show you new mail

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Apple are renowned for making their apps really simple to use, so that they “just work”. But how much work goes into them making them so simple to use?

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Posted on: 25th Jan, 2011 in Design,

Managing your website source code - my method to avert madness (and lose your stuff)

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Whether your website is large or small it is more than likely worth a lot to you and your business. I this article I will detail how I, if you are a client of mine, look after your site by using source code management and various backup plans.

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Posted on: 21st Jan, 2011 in Web development,

A plea to restaurant owners everywhere: please ask for a mobile-friendly site

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Whereas a lot websites aim to keep visitors for as long as possible, restaurant websites just need to give people the information they want as quickly and simply as possible, no matter where they are and what they are using to connect to the internet.

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Posted on: 11th Jan, 2011 in Design, Web design, Web development,

User stylesheet to force the display of the notes field in the ExpressionEngine downloads area

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Whenever I visited the ExpressionEngine downloads area I got frustrated with the fact that the (really very helpful) notes field is hidden by default. In this article I’ll show you how to get around this if you are using Google Chrome.

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Posted on: 10th Jan, 2011 in ExpressionEngine, News,

Top tips for keeping your website alive

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You’ve relaunched your website after a project lasting months and there’s a big tick on your task list. Now what? It is really hard to keep your website fresh with recent content and keep visitors coming back for more. Here are my top tips for making sure you publish regularly (and what I will be following from now on!)

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