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iWeb’s trip to the Which Test Won – The Live Event 2014 conference

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Last week myself, Dave, Jaz and Rich attended the Which Test Won – The Live Event 2014 conference, held at the America Square Conference Centre in London. We were unique in being a development agency to visit the conference, as generally the audience was made up of merchants looking to improve conversion rates on their websites. I wanted us to […]

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iWeb Solutions Guide on How to Set Up an Ecommerce Website

How to Set Up an Ecommerce Website

Setting up an ecommerce website can be a daunting prospect. There is a great deal of planning and preparation to think about, as well as a hundred other things you need consider as your business enters what is a competitive market. From Initial Set Up and Design & Navigation, through to Website Features and Content, and all the way to […]

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Adaptive Design – the perfect browsing experience for every mobile, every time.

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In the fast-growing mobile e-commerce marketplace, tailoring your web site for specific mobile platforms is essential. Your customers just want to browse your site without worrying about type being too small, the layout becoming jumbled or images or videos taking forever to load. Sites specifically designed for mobiles will take into account screen size, device, browser and OS. However, they […]

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1.9 of Magento Community Edition brings essential new features

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Magento is easily the world’s most popular e-commerce platform – so when a new version is released, it often signals the direction in which e-commerce web design is heading. Here’s a quick overview of what’s new in version 1.9 of Magento Community Edition (CE). Responsive Web Design The default theme in Magento CE 1.9 uses Responsive Web Design principles and […]

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New Paypal credit buys customers more time to pay

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Paypal is one of the most popular methods of making online transactions that simply credits or debits an authorised bank account. But what if your customer is keen to checkout an item but doesn’t immediately have the funds? Until now, the only option was to reach for a third party credit card instead. But now Paypal has introduced its own […]

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E-Commerce Checkouts And Consumer Psychology

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Ecommerce has revolutionised the business world. Entrepreneurs can now launch companies without brick-and-mortar storefronts, major investors, or even physical inventory, the Internet has in many ways democratised entrepreneurship. Yet, while online commerce certainly has many advantages, it also creates a wide range of new obstacles that simply are not relevant to traditional business. Amongst the most glaring of these are […]

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New Astins web site builds on outstanding success in the construction industry

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Set up in 1996, Gatwick-based company Astins has become one of the largest drywall and cladding specialist contractors in the UK. It takes on large construction projects from all sectors – whether commercial, residential or government – and employs over 600 staff. Astins has been contracted to provide internal and cladding work on everything from airports and hospitals to hotels […]

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Magento e-commerce proves to be a result for sports equipment web site

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For over 30 years, Stadia Sports has been supplying specialist sports, athletics and gym equipment to schools councils, universities, sports centres and clubs. Having become part of the Broxap Group five years ago, they now offer over 5000 different products covering all manner of sports. So when they needed an e-commerce web site able to display such a huge range […]

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iWeb virtuosity turns specialist music web site into a big production number

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At some point, we’ve all felt the urge to belt out a musical selection from West Side Story or South Pacific. Wouldn’t it be great if you could have the entire orchestral backing from the stage show right on cue? Well, London Arrangements’ specialises in providing backing tracks with that extra pizazz for serious musical stage productions or solo singers. […]

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

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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 […]

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Web site re-design that does much more than re-arrange the furniture

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The family-run Oak Furniture Superstore has been providing quality furniture at affordable prices for over 50 years. Like almost every modern retailer, it has an online store – but it needed refreshing in order to take advantage of the latest e-commerce capabilities. The company wanted to be “giving an in-store experience online”. So they came to iWeb for a state-of-the-art […]

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WP Contributor Day

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iWeb’s Phil Wylie went along to the first WP Contributor Day, described as “An one day event where anyone & everyone contributes to WordPress”. Held last Saturday at TechHub Manchester. The one day event organised by Jenny Wong and supported by WordPress co-founder Mike Little aimed to bring passionate people together to work on the open source, WordPress content management […]

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