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Responsive e-mail

January 31, 2014 |

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If you want people to respond, your e-mails should be responsive too When you send out an e-mail to your customer database, you hope it will be read. But often the e-mail arrives in a format that’s not exactly inviting to read – especially on mobile devices. For example, an iPhone might display it scaled down to fit the screen. […]

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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 […]

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iWeb Control encourages the appliance of science

September 27, 2012 |

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In 2008, the Science Council launched Future Morph to encourage young people to pursue careers in science and mathematics. So when they needed a new web site specifically geared towards the interests of the target audience, they came to iWeb. The new Future Morph web site was built using the iWeb Control platform. It’s a highly optimised Content Management System […]

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Use the mouse to find that house with iWeb expertise

September 26, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

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With 200 years of experience in the property sector, The Chancellors Group is one of the country’s leading independent estate agents – with 48 networked offices in Southern England and Wales. So when the wanted a web site that was at the cutting edge of customer service and convenience, they came to iWeb. The skilled designers at iWeb created a bespoke […]

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Why you need to be alive to HTML5

August 17, 2012 |

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Remember what the Internet looked like 15 years ago, when e-commerce web site design was in its infancy and social media consisted of dodgy chat rooms full of people with a limited vocabulary of ‘cool’, ‘rocks’, ‘rules’ and ‘sucks’? There was no Facebook, YouTube, Spotify et al. Video chat was something only Captain Kirk could do. A cloud (as Joni […]

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Mobile is really on the move

April 16, 2012 |

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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 […]

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10 essential WordPress plug-ins for better blogging

January 16, 2012 | Heddwyn Coombs

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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 […]

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iWeb Win Best New Website Award for ‘MyMemory Photogifts’

August 22, 2011 | Heddwyn Coombs

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iWeb featured in last months Web User Magazine with a great review for www.mymemory.com calling it one of the best new websites of 2011. “Its user-friendly design makes it easy to upload pictures, turn them into calendars, posters and cards, and order prints.” – Web User magazine They also commented on the great value for money MyMemory Photogifts can give you. Get […]

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Evolving Web: Week 6 – ClickTale (interaction tracking)

May 03, 2011 |

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Wouldn’t it be useful if you could sit and watch exactly how every customer interacts with your website? Well, you could install hidden cameras in houseplants. Or you could try ClickTale. It’s a third party reporting service that monitors a visitor’s mouse movement, clicks and keyboard activity for the duration of their visit. It records these individually for playback and […]

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Evolving Web: Week 4 – Checkout by Amazon

April 12, 2011 |

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Checkout by Amazon is a complete checkout and payments service for e-commerce retailers. Offering Checkout by Amazon enables millions of Amazon customers to use their shipping addresses and payment information from their Amazon accounts to buy on your website. Customers can complete purchases quickly and conveniently, without ever having to leave your site. Benefits for Your Business Reduced charge-backs – […]

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Evolving Web: Week 3 – Kampyle

April 04, 2011 |

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Collect Feedback with Kampyle Your visitors might love your site. There might even be a few that don’t (you can’t please everybody). But it’s always useful to know where they think you’re getting right or wrong. So why not ask them for their feedback? Kampyle is a mini application that can be tailored to ask specific questions to the visitor. […]

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Inline form validation

March 29, 2011 |

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Week two of our evolving web series. Online forms have annoyed everybody at some point – especially the ones that demand you fill it all in again because you made a slight error on the previous attempt. Wouldn’t it be more helpful if it pointed out errors while you were completing it? Well, that’s what Inline Validation does. We help […]

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