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6 Relaxing Work Music Compilations
30 April 2019
Listening to music in the background can actually help you work and the right music can keep you calm. Read more
10 Great Websites that use Concrete5 CMS
25 April 2019
It's always good to know when choosing a platform for your new website, that it has been used before in proper websites. Here are 10 great sites that Concrete5 has been used for... Read more
10 Great School Websites in Sussex
27 March 2019
We take a look at 10 really nice examples of school websites for Sussex based schools, how they look and work and what information they contain. A website can really help schools to not only… Read more
A Tour of London by Streetview
24 February 2019
Google's StreetView is a fantastic tool for checking out places all over the world, from the comfort of your armchair! Let's take a tour of 20 top places in London via StreetView (in no particular… Read more
10 Things you can easily learn from in your Google Analytics account
23 January 2019
We're all so busy running our businesses that unless you are a professional marketer the thought of delving through Google Analytics' various screens can be very daunting! Hopefully this list of… Read more
PHP 5.6.x Reaches End of Life - But Don't Panic!
08 January 2019
This month (Jan 19) PHP 5.6.x reaches the end of it's life. This means it won't receive updates anymore, (including security updates) and could have major effect on your website! Read more
Add Pagelist Programatically in Concrete5
15 August 2018
There are many reasons why you may want to hard-code a pagelist rather than use a block. The most common reason I find is when I want to make an ajax pagelist. I will hard-code the pagelist into a… Read more
Concrete5: Prevent Spam through your Contact Forms with a Honeypot
18 July 2018
Spam is really annoying and can cripple your inbox. Adding something called a honeypot helps prevent automated spam coming from bots before the form even gets submitted. Read more
Run a tools file in Concrete5 via Ajax
16 July 2018
In Concrete5 we can place php files in the tools directory, which we can run with ajax. This means we can load that php file without refreshing the page on page load, or when we click a link or… Read more
Add Open Graph tags to your Concrete5 site for Social Media
29 June 2018
With some simple coding, we can generate Open Graph tags automatically, so you can set it and forget it! Read more
Run Litespeed Cache with Concrete5
16 March 2018
Caching systems don't always play ball when you are editing your site because caching is all about serving up saved "snapshots" of a site, whereas editing is all about changing stuff. Litespeed's… Read more
Planning a New Website Project
21 July 2017
Planning a new website project is essential and prevents misunderstanding and disappointment for the client or web designer. Read more
5 Years On: Trends in Web Design, SEO and Social Media
19 April 2017
Google trends is a really useful tool that let's us see how searching has changed over time. In addition to monitoring gradual declines or inclines in any subject, you can really see the spikes in the… Read more
Using HTML5 Video
07 April 2017
In the old days of HTML4 / XHTML we didn't have any way of easily adding a video, apart from Flash. This opened up a lot of issues such as "does the clients browser have Flash?", and then, are they… Read more
Powerful Less Mixins
05 April 2017
Less and Sass really make writing lots of CSS much quicker and easier and one of the most important features is the "mixin". Here's... Read more
"I don't have time for social media" - Buffer to the rescue!
14 March 2017
Social media is so busy now, getting heard can be a real challenge. But posting to many different networks and scheduling lots of posts can be really hard work. Read more
Set Goals in Google Analytics to Measure Website Conversions
15 December 2016
Google analytics (GA) is a free to use online service that allows you to measure website traffic, referring pages, geographic location of visitors, real time visitors and more. It allows us to set up… Read more
Add a Customer Feedback Form to Your Website
28 November 2016
Getting feedback from your customers can point you in the direction of how to make improvements or highlight strengths and weaknesses you didn't realise you even had! Read more

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