Gone are the days of paying for directory links, well almost gone . . . Many companies still invest money in paid link directories and although there are still many that have good trust flow, paying for links is clearly frowned upon by google. They are crystal clear about the fact that this goes [...]
We have just completed this re-design of the Britannia Glass website which was struggling to get visitors and leads. With well over 300 pages of content careful thought was put into how to best re-structure this site in order to get new visitors. A coverage page with links to all post code areas was built [...]
What is the best slider for WordPress? ANSWER: Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin Hands down this is simply the best slider there is for Wordpress. When I first designed in WordPress Layerslider ( which is still great ) was the one I used, it just seemed simpler to use. However Slider Revolution just keeps [...]
Capitalization Tool Found this useful tool to capitalize headings when working on Meta Titles and SEO. Copy paste, copy to clipboard and hey presto job done. http://titlecapitalization.com/ Meta Tag Character Counter Another useful too to count meta characters can be found here. http://www.typetools.co.uk/google-tool
RGBA Colour Generator I'd like to share this tool with my fellow designers out there. Also this is useful for those who are managing a website through a CMS like wordpress when adding custom colour options to elements. The CSS 3 RGBA Colour picker that is here free online is a great resource. Pick your [...]
UFO were asked to complete a website for Natropath / IEMT and NLP trainer J. Harper. The mobile adaptive website was built to showcase her services to people who wish to train and add the therapies to their practice. The website comes complete with admin area and an events calendar where Jo can add upcoming [...]
We have just completed a website for our friends at Trafiki. The site was built to showcase luxury vehicles for PCO Chauffeur Rentals / Luxury Car Hire as part of an adwords campaign.
Often when designing within wordpress the frameworks need extra tweaking depending on the devices they are being viewed on so I often add custom css to get exactly what is needed for the various devices out there. Mostly I design to measurements set by Iphones and Ipads. Example for Iphone 6 - Landscape and Portrait [...]
I was interested when checking site page speed on google that it often recommends compressing images. I save images from photoshop for the web at 70% as any lower I see a slight difference in image quality. Looking online I came across this website. Which seems to do a better job Compressor an impressive tool [...]
This website offers a fantastic free favicon generator. Just upload your own image and it generates versions for all devices. It generated 19 versions for devices from broaswer favicon to icons for Ipad / Iphone / Smartphones and tablets. Visit Faviconit and give it a try. This saved me a fair bit of time.