Blog

Evolving Web

The amount of code is far far less, hence its name!

March 20, 2014 |

css

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is the language used to define the layout of web pages. The language is fairly simple, you target an element using a selector and then define how it should look with the available properties. It’s an approachable language which has it’s advantages in terms of opening up the web to those without a background in computer […]

See more

Tags: , , , , ,

Categories: , , , ,

SNI – Who, What, Why?

November 06, 2013 |

SNI, or Server Name Indication is an extension to the Transport Layer Security suite of Internet protocols. It’s going to be an important part of Internet infrastructure for at least the next few years, as the global pool of IPv4 addresses runs out, but only a handful of percent of users have access to IPv6 networks. Even before IPv4 was running critically low on address space, […]

See more

Categories: , ,

Product Videos: Are you showing off your products to their potential?

September 11, 2013 |

Product Video

Lack of attention to detail loses sales. There are several websites that specialise in finding products on auction sites that have been entered by “fat fingers” in a rush. They work on the principle that misspelled products sell for less than those that have been spelled correctly. Along the same lines, low quality images can put your customers off the […]

See more

Categories: , , , , , ,

Responsive Designs vs. Traditional Builds

August 07, 2013 |

What is Responsive Web Design Ethan Marcotte’s excellent “A List Apart” article coined the term “Responsive Web Design” all the way back in 2010. In short, it refers to how a site can react to being viewed in different contexts; most obviously mobile, tablet and desktop, but also different resolutions that are common in those settings, portrait and landscape orientations […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , , ,

When your e-mail is mobile responsive, so are your customers

June 04, 2013 |

reponsive_499x435

Nowadays it’s generally accepted that having your e-commerce web site optimised for mobile devices is essential. Increasingly, these platforms are taking over from traditional desktops as the most popular means of browsing the web. Given this, it’s odd that  many online traders give so little thought to the way e-mail is sent. Here are a few interesting facts: By the […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , ,

Why Google Shopping needs checking out right now

February 25, 2013 | Heddwyn Coombs

Google Shopping

Last year, Google replaced Google Product Search with a new service – Google Shopping. By July, the changeover will be complete in the UK. The most significant difference is that merchants that could previously list with Google for free will now have to pay to be included. So it’s important that everybody in the e-commerce marketplace understands Google Shopping. As […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , ,

Twenty Five Signs Of A Tech Savvy Business

January 25, 2013 |

Technological advances make it possible for all business, large and small, to compete in a growing global marketplace. It’s critical that businesses take advantage of these advances in technology and train their employees to use them productively. Is your company using the latest technology to be competitive in a global economy? By utilizing technology to the fullest, your business can […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , , , , ,

iWeb Control puts you in the driving seat

June 08, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

holding-page

A Content Management System keeps your site fresh and up to date For some online businesses, a static web site is never going to be enough. And having to seek the help of a professional web developer every time you want to make a change isn’t ideal. This is where a Content Management System (CMS) can help. It allows you […]

See more

Categories: , , , , , ,

Don’t pay the over-optimisation penalty

May 05, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

over-optimisation-penalty

How fewer keywords might soon be the key You’ll doubtless have seen e-commerce web site design that hammers the same key words and phrases repeatedly in an attempt to attract the attention of search engines – known as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) in the business. While machines may find this enticing, it doesn’t make great reading for we humans. But […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , ,

Mobile is really on the move

April 16, 2012 |

mobile

A quarter of all your e-commerce website traffic will soon come through mobile platforms The rapid adoption of smart mobile devices, such as the iPhone and the iPad, is changing how consumers interact with search engines faster than anybody anticipated. A recent study by e-commerce software company, Marin indicates that mobile devices will account for 25% of all paid-search clicks […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , , ,

BLOG stands for Better Listings On Google

January 27, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

blog

Whilst the spotlight is currently on social networking as the online marketing goldmine, it’s easy to forget that the good old blog still has its uses in e-commerce website design. Here are just a few ways in which more emphasis on blogging can benefit your business: Better search engine optimisation Blogs lend themselves to the type of content search engines […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , , ,

10 essential WordPress plug-ins for better blogging

January 16, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

wp

The great thing about Magento e-commerce and WordPress in particular is they are open source platforms. There is a whole community of Magento developers out there designing new plug-in and apps – and some of them are very useful indeed. WordPress is easily the most popular platform used for blogging in ecommerce website design. So we’ve compiled a list of […]

See more

Tags:

Categories: , , ,

Categories

Tags

Recent

Archives