Wordpress Websites that Work

Websites need to be:
  • easy to use
  • easy to find
  • easy to make contact
  • easy to share
  • easy to change/add content
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    Business Peak District / Inspired by the Peak District

    Business Peak District / Inspired by the Peak District

    Redevelopment of an existing website to include a business directory and events calendar as well as site security, gallery pages, a blog and a completely new look.
    Emma Juhasz - Childrens Author and Writer

    Emma Juhasz – Childrens Author and Writer

    Emma wanted a website. Just a simple site to promote the book and also her freelance writing. We started with setting Emma some homework to identify websites that she liked and who the competition was. The brief soon expanded to allow users to order the book and even send it to friends....
    Is your web developer not releasing your domain name?

    Is your web developer not releasing your domain name?

    Is your website being held hostage? Over the years we have encountered several situations when redeveloping client’s websites. One is when the previous webdeveloper has bought a domain name on behalf of a client and registered it in their own name. This is not illegal or even unscrupulous as long as they are willing to...
    Time to renew your SSL certificate from Symantec

    Time to renew your SSL certificate from Symantec

    The new version of Chrome released in January no longer supports SSL certificates issued by Symantec or any companies owned by them (Thawte, Verisign, Equifax, GeoTrust and RapidSSL) if issued before 1st June 2016. What does this mean? If you have a security certificate and your site has been HTTPS for a couple of years...
    Rarified Health & Fitness

    Rarified Health & Fitness

    Richard is a Personal Trainer in London and was unhappy with his simple website. It was decided to move the hosting to 1and1 and replace the site using Wordpress as a base giving much more scope for developing the site and the ability to max out on SEO. His associated email addresses also required moving...
    Firefox join the Google position on non secure Sites

    Firefox join the Google position on non secure Sites

    Google recently released their new version of Chrome which warns users of non secure websites. Websites used to be general HTTP sites and don’t require a security certificate for encryption unless they were ecommerce sites or requiring users to input sensitive data.  Now however there is a move by browsers and also search engines to...
    Google demote non HTTPS websites in rankings and Chrome implications

    Google demote non HTTPS websites in rankings and Chrome implications

    Google Rankings Recently Google announced that websites with a SSL certificate would be promoted in rankings higher than those without. Those of us with straight forward HTTP sites will thus be deranked and appear below HTTPS websites in “organic rankings”. In a nutshell if you do not use an SSL certificate and rely on search...
    Derbyshire Business & Derbyshire Retail Help

    Derbyshire Business & Derbyshire Retail Help

    Almost a year long project started when Dina Holland asked me to have a look at one of her websites which was attracting mega amounts of spam comments and report back. She was aware that it was on a Wordpress Theme which was not responsive and so would get demotes in search rankings. Before...
    Peak Business Insight - Derbyshire

    Peak Business Insight – Derbyshire

    Responsive WordPress based business website using Wordpress. Dina is a consultant in digital marketing and so the site needed to demonstrate the current best practice for using social media and digital marketing to sell her services and workshops. The chosen theme has so much functionality and lends itself perfectly to her objectives.
    Baslow Training Solutions - Derbyshire

    Baslow Training Solutions – Derbyshire

    Responsive WordPress based business website Jules Slack had registered her domain names and needed a website building for her training business. While we setup the CMS for the site with 1and1 Jules did some homework. First off she put the words into Google which she wanted people to use in order to find her website,...
    Google demotes non mobile friendly websites

    Google demotes non mobile friendly websites

    Google promotes responsive websites As of 21st April 2015 Google new algorythums for Google search engines will demote websites which are not “Mobile Friendly“. So what does that mean for WordPress? The simple answer is to Find a responsive theme and reconfigure your website now. Here is a quick guide: first off Backup your site...
    Create killer header images for Wordpress

    Create killer header images for WordPress

    Easy to follow Tutorial using online application. How to create custom header images for your Wordpress website without any fancy graphics packages. Forget trying to guess at it, follow this tutorial to keep complete control of your header image so that it works with your website. Once you have the basics you can create all...