WordPress Optimisation

WordPress Optimisation

There are some very simple steps you can perform to optimise your WordPress site and you don’t need to know a single line of code or how to administer a web server. WordPress Optimisation is very simple with the right Plugins. The two biggest aspects of WordPress (and that goes for most CMS based platforms) that slow it down are […]

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Using Google Fonts

Using Google Fonts

Using Google Fonts is a great way of adding an extra dimension to the look of your website. The problem with using non-standard fonts has always been that whatever fonts you use within your website design, had to be compatible with the end-users computer. With Google fonts that is not an issue as the font is […]

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Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design has been all the rage of the last few years however I still regularly browse sites that aren’t very mobile friendly.  Now some of these do have menus that adjust depending upon the browsing window though many still have text that is difficult to read without zooming in and images and tables […]

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Strange characters in your website

Strange characters in your website

Have you ever had the issue when you’ve discovered strange characters in your website? After a recent migration from MySQL to MariaDB (an offshoot of MySQL) we discovered that some of our websites started showing the “” character next to spaces on some pages. Curiously this only effected sites built using the Silverstripe platform. For some reason WordPress sites […]

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