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Solve WordPress 3.7 Background Updates “This site is not able to apply these updates automatically.”

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WordPress 3.7 introduces a fantastic new feature, automatic background updates which will speed up the uptake of security patches. Keeping sites up to date is an important step towards maintaining your sites security. Automatic background updates have been tested vigorously and should work under most setups. To prevent issues WordPress runs a number of checks before enabling automatic updates. One of the […]

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Designer brands web site is tailor-made by iWeb

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Brand Outlet is an online trader that sources and buys the very best authentic international designer brands for men and women and then sells them on at prices that undercut the competition. They needed an e-commerce web site that was both attractive to customers and flexible enough to adapt to an ever-changing stock inventory. The always fashionable designer team at iWeb demonstrated that they […]

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Battery search facility powered by iWeb and Magento

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Yuasa car batteries are internationally renowned – manufacturing and supplying products for distributors all over the world. Among these are big names in UK motoring, like Halfords and the AA. They also supply to a network of independent garages and Yuasa wanted to ensure that these outlets choose the correct battery options from the range. So they needed a web […]

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Magento flexes its muscles for specialist sportswear seller

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If you’ve ever wondered why professional athletes sometimes train in skin-tight outfits, it’s all about muscle compression. They’re wearing a base layer because it greatly reduces the chance of strain and injury and improves muscle recovery time. Base-Layers.com is a specialist in this field and provides high quality professional sportswear at prices that are almost as competitive as their customers. […]

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Magento is made to measure for e-commerce curtain retailers

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247 Curtains have one of the largest ranges of made to measure and ready-made curtains and curtain poles in the online marketplace. When they needed an e-commerce web site to convey that huge choice, they turned to the experts at iWeb. We delivered a solution based on Magento – the most popular e-commerce platform in the world. Magento has been […]

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Magento offers wall-to-wall customisation for home improvement retailer

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Going by their name alone, The Skirting Board Shop seems rather specialist – but they actually offer a huge range of architraves, interior window sills, door casings, linings and accessories too. In fact, they have plenty of choice for home interior improvements. When the company came to iWeb for a bespoke e-commerce web site, our own skilled designers and builders […]

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Google Font Weights in Internet Explorer

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We’ve been having some problems with rendering of Google Fonts in IE. Here is an article some might find useful on Smashing Magazine. It basically says that you must use the font weight specified by Google e.g. 400, 300, 700. Using font-weight:bold is not a valid weight when using Google fonts. You should use font-weight:700. When using font-weight:bold the browser […]

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

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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 […]

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Setting up Google Adwords PPC Campaign for your Magento Ecommerce Store

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If you’ve been running a broad match Google Adwords PPC campaign for your Magento ecommerce store, you might want to go for exact matches on all your AdWords and use more long tail phrases. Within your Google Adwords UI; If you click on the “campaigns” tab (top menu), then the “keywords” tab in the content – you can see all the […]

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iWeb Magento offers a full palette of customisable options for online paint retailer

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Colour & Paint is an innovative, new online paint retailer that specialises in premium paint collections. Its mission is to change the way that paint is chosen tested and bought online. Whilst being full of fresh ideas, their paint is produced by one of the oldest paint manufacturers in the UK in Craig & Rose – a company that’s been […]

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iWeb proves that language is no barrier to online selling

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Designing web sites for foreign markets brings a new set of challenges. Sometimes it’s not as simple as translating the words to suit the region. This proved to be the case when iWeb produced a new e-commerce web site for BinMadi – a leading watch distributor in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The company is over 40 years old […]

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iWeb charged with major battery project for Halfords

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As one of the country’s leading retailers and fitters of car parts and accessories, Halfords is a familiar name. Dealing as they do with so many different manufacturers and makes of car, it can sometimes be a challenge for staff to find the right part for a customer. Often it’s crucial that the part is fully compatible – and that’s […]

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