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If you use WordPress, you should get involved with the community – here’s why

We just came back from WordCamp Europe, a gathering of more than 800 WordPress professionals from 51 countries. Most, if not all the countries of Europe were represented, with strong contingents from the Netherlands, the USA and of course, this year’s host nation, Bulgaria. Thankfully for us, proceedings were entirely in English. For those who […]

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New WordPress dashboard

The new WordPress admin area

If you’re logging into your WordPress website for the first time in a while, you’ll notice things have changed. Here’s a quick guide to setting things up the way you need them. The old dashboard, where you ended up immediately after you log in, was looking a little tired, so it’s had some improvements as […]

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Pop-up light boxes are taking over the world

Why pop-up light boxes are a bad idea

If you spend any time looking around the web, the chances are you will have come across the latest craze that’s pretty much guaranteed to annoy – or at the very least confuse website visitors: Pop up light boxes, also known as interstitials. (more…)

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FAQ pages are often used as a sticking plaster for a hard to use website

Why you don’t need an FAQ page

FAQ pages are quite possibly one of the laziest crimes in website usability. If you have one on your site, you need to get rid of it. Here’s how. Frequently Asked Questions. This is traditionally the place that website owners dump the content they don’t know what to do with – or really can’t be […]

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Why the big brands love WordPress

We’re only just back from a trip to the Netherlands for a European conference for people who work with WordPress – known in the community as a WordCamp. What did we learn? Well lots actually and we’ll be putting a lot of it into practice in the coming months, but for now we’re just going […]

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