Web Design

Automate WordPress Menu Updates With JC Submenu

automatic wordpress menu creation

The default WordPress Menus tool is a flexible, user-friendly way of managing your website’s menu(s). Simply drag and drop your pages, and WordPress does the rest. But what if you don’t want (or need) to alter you menu structure manually? In that case, you may find this plugin helpful.… Read the rest

Why is my Website Slow? Reasons and solutions

improve-website-speed

A slow website can be an annoyance to visitors – increasing bounce rate and contributing to low conversion rates – and can also negatively effect your rankings, in particular on mobile devices.

It is therefore more important than ever to ensure your website loads quickly.… Read the rest

Custom Post Types within WordPress

wordpress-code-image

WordPress was once little more than a basic CMS for bloggers, but it has since grown into a full eco-system – able to handle almost anything that web developers and designers can throw at it.

You may think of WordPress as a system that manages your blog posts and website pages – but you can quite easily expand it to help you manage custom ‘post types’ for your specific website requirements.… Read the rest

Web Hosting Guide for Your Business

Whether you have been doing business online for many years, or are just starting your journey online. One thing is for certain. You’re going to quickly realise that web hosting is one of those necessary evils to contend with, to get your website online and for your customers to find you.… Read the rest

A Year In Digital – What I Wish I Knew as a Fresh Faced Grad

digital-marketing-graduate

So I’ve now been at Marketing Signals for a year, during which I’ve learnt a hell of a lot about all things Digital. As I’ve been reflecting on what I’ve learnt over the last year, I thought about some of the things I wish I knew as a graduate.… Read the rest

Choosing the Right Theme for Your WordPress Site

responsive-web-design-540x340WordPress themes are a relatively easy way for site owners, web designers or complete beginners to create a professional looking, fully functional WordPress site with minimal effort.

There are thousands of both free and paid themes available, so where do you begin, and what are the features you should look out for?… Read the rest

Fixing Mobile Usability Issues on your website

mobile-usabilityAs google rolls out it’s mobile friendly algorithm update, you may soon see changes in your SERPs.

We have covered the issue before in relation to building a mobile friendly site, but now we will drill down into some of the specific issues that Google is currently on the look out for, as it decides whether to mark your website as ‘mobile friendly’.… Read the rest

Are you prepared for Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm update?

As Google have now officially announced the roll-out of their mobile-friendly update, which is set to happen on the 21st of April and will likely last for the duration of the week. With that said, there is no better time than the present to ensure that your website is mobile-friendly.… Read the rest

Building Blocks of a Mobile Friendly Site

respGoogle recently announced plans to roll out ‘several ranking changes‘ that will favour mobile-friendly websites in order to ‘improve the search experience for smartphone users‘.

With these upcoming changes in mind, now would be a good time to take stock of the mobile-friendly nature (or not) of your website.… Read the rest

The Importance Of Good UX in Web Design

Good User Experience (UX) is probably one of the most important factors to consider when designing a new website. Your website serves a purpose, be that getting new leads or acting as a source of information for your customers, or more than likely both.… Read the rest