Website development has changed a lot, even in the last 5 years, and there are two major ways you can save money on your website. The first is re-using existing tools to get some great results; the second is keeping your site safe. Let me expand on these in the following article. The first – […]
We had been offering a simple website building product called Fido Sitebuilder since 2005 however we are phasing out Fido Sitebuilder as a product and to offer you a heavily discounted conversion from Fido to the industry-standard WordPress system. When we chose to use Fido 6 years ago it was 'state of the art', but […]
It's every eCommerce website's owner's nightmare – getting hacked! Some of the real-life examples of what can happen when your site is hacked: credit card numbers stolen – your customer's card details can be stolen and sold to criminals. transactions intercepted – silent interception of your customer's details transactions completely stolen – you never see […]
Featured site of the month: www.lukeclarke.com.au Luke approached us some months ago, as he has an active and interesting health business in a number of areas and wanted a site to allow him to write about that, and to attract new business while keeping existing clients informed. We thought we’d share the site with you […]
Firebug is an add-on for Firefox that allows you to view the source code of the site. Big woop, right? Well, what makes it special is that you can also modify the code so that you can see what the changes look like before altering the actual file. If you don't like it, no worries, […]
We think that for many projects it is! Here’s a quick overview of the longer talk we’ll be presenting at The Internet Show.
Brian Coogan is speaking about eCommerce and Payments at The Internet Show at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Theatre 2 on: Wednesday, May 4th, at 11 am and Thursday, May 5th, at 12:35 pm The discussion topic will be, "Halving your development costs with New Generation Open Source." If anyone would like an invitation to the […]
Here's a digest of a few simple (but non-obvious) thoughts re web design, with some more reading for those interested.
There's almost nothing worse than your website getting hacked, and possibly having to endure days of problems while the host retrieves your files and/or gets you to repair the site. It's important to have some basic knowledge about what happens, as you may be able to save yourself some pain, or minimize it if something […]
An important point to be aware of when dealing with CMSes like WordPress that have the facility to take “plugins” (ie easy software addons), is that not all of them have the quality you might want for your website. We recently had one of our blog authors completely take down a large WordPress site […]
There are so many options to choose from when creating a website or a blog. It can often become a bit overwhelming when forced to make a decision as to which software platform to choose: Joomla, Drupal, WordPress etc. Each and every development option has its fair share of pros and cons, this article will […]