Category Archives: Web Dev & Design

 

Expert Insights: Adele Woodthorpe

“When I got the bus today, everyone on my eye line had their smartphones out” says Adele Woodthorpe, founder of Woodthorpe Comms. “I guarantee you most of them were checking their social media”.

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Google Hummingbird and You

The new rules of the internet are here… Google has recently launched a new algorithm, nicknamed ‘Hummingbird’. Whereas previous algorithms have changed a small percentage of the way search terms are processed through Google, Hummingbird is tipped to change 90 … Continue reading

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Website Builders Use Automation To Overhaul Website Design for Business Owners

You may have heard increasing references to the ‘Internet of Things’, which suggests that a growing number of devices, machines and platforms are becoming ubiquitously connected to the Internet, offering a level of automation that the world has never seen … Continue reading

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What does Google say about Speed?

While the search engine giant reportedly uses several hundred signals in determining where your website will rank, increasingly Google seems to suggest that speed is becoming a major factor in this process. Recent Penguin and Panda updates have reshuffled the … Continue reading

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Too busy to make a website? Let us build it for you!

With the successful launch of UK2′s Website Builder, we are now taking the next step in helping customers to get their businesses online. Our new service offers customers a first-rate website built by us using our own Website Builder. Not … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use UK2 Website Builder to Launch your First Website!

As a small business owner you may be currently considering hiring a web designer to spare you the pain of building, launching and promoting your first website (or renovating an existing one). But what if we told you there was … Continue reading

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Data Visualisation: Google’s Globe Shows Off Some Awesome WebGL features

Google’s Web Graphics Library, (WebGL) started as a Canvas 3D experiment created by Vladimir Vukićević at Mozilla. It is a JavaScript API used for rendering both two dimensional and three dimensional maps within a compatible browser with no need to … Continue reading

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5 Ways HTML5 Beats Native Apps on iPhones and Android

When the Web Hypertext Application Technology (WHAT) Work Group felt disillusioned with the direction web applications in XHTML was taking, they decided to do something about it. In 2004, the group got together with other organizations including Mozilla, Apple, and … Continue reading

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Page Speed: How fast Is “fast enough” for Google?

Today, the modern internet user is accustomed to high speed data connections and optimised website browsers, with online inquiries answered in milliseconds. Website speed has become a crucial factor given that Google incorporated it as one of the parameters for … Continue reading

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WordPress Hosting For Small Businesses

WordPress is by far the most popular blogging platform on the internet Today. According to WordPress’ statistics, there are over 73,000,000 active installations of the WordPress software. WordPress users produce over 500,000 new posts and over 400,000 new comments everyday. … Continue reading

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