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  • Are website builders and designers killing freelance development?

    As the market for websites is getting larger, so are the options for website builders and designers. Here I discuss the reason why I think these options are killing freelance development. The reality is, the cost of living is increasing everyday and naturally we find ourselves wanting to get more for our money. It’s no different when it comes to… View Article

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  • My top tools for freelancers 2018

    I have been freelancing for over five years now and I am always on the look out for tools to make life easier and my day more effective. Here are my favourite freelancer tools and resources for 2018. Project Management If you get a lot of requests from clients, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Rather than… View Article

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  • Common contact form 7 issues

    Contact Form 7 is a popular WordPress plugin which allows you to easily add contact forms to your website. As great as it is, sometimes things do go wrong. Find out more about the most common Contact Form 7 problems and how to fix them. People are not filling in the fields If you want certain fields to be mandatory,… View Article

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  • The importance of updating wordpress

    If you have a WordPress website with multiple plugins, it can quite easy to pretend those pesky update notifications don’t exist. Surely updating WordPress, it’s themes and plugins is not a big deal… or is it? You will periodically get updates released for both WordPress itself and the third party themes and plugins you install. There are a few reasons… View Article

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  • Why a cheap website isn’t always the best

    As the demand for an online presence is increasing, so are the options available. You’ve probably already seen adverts on TV, Youtube or even Facebook for various website builders or even oversea developers that can give you an amazing website for pennies. In this post, I am going to cover the pros and cons of these cheap website options and… View Article

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  • What is responsive design?

    Responsive design is where a website responds and resizes itself in accordance to different screen sizes. This allows visitors to easily browse one version of a website, regardless of what device they are using. If a website is not responsive, users will often see content being cut off or the whole page being squeezed into whatever space is available. This can… View Article

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