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Focus on your Fonts

By Matthew Fennell

Published October 30th 2014

Categorised in: Design

In the last 2 years one of the biggest changes in web design is how and what fonts are being used. Long-gone are the days where the only choices were Arial, Times New Roman or Comic Sans. With the arrival of the ‘@font-face’ HTML rule, and with big name players such as Google launching services […]

Published October 23rd 2014

Categorised in: Industry

Responsive design is a widely accepted strategy for those looking to maximise their website’s exposure to users across multiple browsers and devices. On the surface of things this sounds great but as a technical exercise this can be challenging, especially if the design and navigation of the website was not initially designed to be viewed […]

Published October 17th 2014

Categorised in: PHP

With all Turing complete programming languages, there are many different ways of performing the same task. Be it sorting, searching, looping through a list, outputting content to the screen or to a file – they can all be accomplished by a variety of differnet methods. PHP is no different, therefore it is worth looking at the […]

Published October 10th 2014

Categorised in: SEO

Rich snippets are a great way of enhancing your website’s search engine listings, making them more informative, helping them stand out more and ultimately increasing your click-through rate. So what are rich snippets? Essentially, they are the additional lines of information that you see with a Google search engine result that are designed to give […]

Published September 30th 2014

Categorised in: Google Analytics

In this second part of a series designed to examine the basics of Google Analytics, we look at Custom Alerts (the first article was on Understanding Audience Overview).  Custom Alerts in Google Analytics allow you to keep track of extensive fluctuations in your analytics data so if something unexpected happens then you can act upon […]

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