Today we’re going to look at installing the extremely useful utility that is MailCatcher. But first, what is MailCatcher? As its name suggests MailCatcher catches mail – any outgoing mail from a system (if routed properly) will not go out in to the web and is captured in a local mailbox for you to view […]
Over the last few weeks we’ve had the pleasure of having Shaun on our team as an intern. Shaun’s currently on summer break, about to begin his 6th year at high school. As a busy agency we weren’t in a position to come up with a fancy work experience program, and after some discussion we […]
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is one of the city’s most venerable institutions, and has hosted some of Scotland’s most prominent thinkers of the past, present, and future. We were delighted to be asked to redesign their website last year.
So you’ve got a brand spanking new website and oodles of smoking hot content, but here’s the real head-scratcher: how do you make sure people find it, and most importantly, engage with it? It all comes down to three simple little letters – SEO
How do you get your brand noticed in a sea of selfies, hashtags and smiley face emojis? We asked our social media strategist for her top 10 bite-sized nuggets of knowledge to set your social media on fire.
Visual Composer: Page Builder for WordPress by WPBakery is an incredible tool. We use it on almost every project now to give the client a massive amount of control over their content without adding any complexity. Recently VC received an upgrade which included Grid Elements, in this post I will cover how to use the custom query box to throw out post from different custom post types and taxonomies.
We are currently working with a client who provides very localised business services. As always, the issue of which domain name to have (either the .com, the .co.uk, all of them, or something else entirely) came up. Now, the .scot domain extension was released to the public on the 23rd of September 2014 and apart from its outrageous price tag of £30.00 a pop, per year. Not a lot of money I know, but in the context of a .com or .co.uk it is well over three times the cost. I wanted to know if it had any significant benefits for our clients business.
So, this week I did the unthinkable. I switched my main office machine, the one I use day to day for all Photoshop, Illustrator and all web design related tasks, from Windows to Mac OS X. (Thanks to John from UK-CNS who loaned the hardware!) It has been an interesting week.
Developing websites for different browsers can often get complicated. I recently had an issue when trying to make a really visual site, which looked great in the most bleeding edge version of chrome, but looked awful in Internet Explorer.