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How to Add a Link In WordPress

There are two types of links on a website. The first type is an external link which means the link goes to another site that you may like or want to link to. The second is an internal link in your own site like to a contact form. Open a new Page or Post using WordPress. Enter some text. Select the text you want to be linked (this is called...

Content – Getting It Done

How can my website show up in search engines. I want to appear above the competition I get asked this question all the time by my customers . It is usually when their website is nearing completion and the client is thinking of how the website will actually get visitors There isn’t a simple answer to this question. Search engine optimisation (SEO for short) is the process of improving your websites visibility for...

The Changing Role of the Website Designer

The Changing Role of the Website Designer

It used to be simple.  Get up in the morning open your graphics tool of choice, start designing and developing your website for clients. This has all changed. The job of website designer is no longer discrete and role bound especially for the many hundreds of thousands of freelancers that exist today.  Your client now has greater demands and wants more than just a website solution.  They want you...

The Process of Website Design

Working for multi nationals for many years meant that process was never far from my To Do lists. Whether is was ISO or CMM a week wouldn’t go by without the word being mentioned. Does the process cover it? Do we need to adjust the process? Thats outside the process. When I started working for myself this was one of the areas that I gleefully abandoned and besides the freedom to...

Why The Customer Isn’t King or Queen for the Matter

Customers pay my bills.  Without customers I would be broke. For many years I worked for corporations where phrases like “The Customer is King” was used with regularity in many many different forms. Sometimes I have to confess I used the phrase myself.  However since I set up my own business I have realised that most customers don’t care if they are king, prince or princess.  They have simple demands...

Choosing Images for Your Website

Choosing Images for Your Website

Choosing images for your posts and pages is one of the most interesting and time consuming tasks. If you are a regular content creator then often the biggest stumbling block is getting the appropriate image.  As a busy website company we use a lot of stock images as starting points in designs and we have an account with a stock photo website.  However you can still get use images for free...