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October 31, 2017
Server Response Time and Page Speed

Server response time and page speed are two different metrics, which both have a large impact on user experience and search rankings. Server response time also known as Time to First Byte (TTFB) is the total amount of time spent to receive the first byte of the response once it has been requested. It is […]

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October 23, 2017
What is an API?

API stands for Application Programming Interface and is essentially a way for two systems to communicate and either push or pull data from each other in order to achieve a task. Some examples of Applications with API's are: WordPress Google Maps Facebook Google analytics An API is a bit like a waiter in a restaurant. […]

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October 15, 2017
Building Your Digital Marketing Engine

Digital marketing requires the development of strategy and tactics to utilise your key resources successfully: People, time & money! It Involves integrated technical platforms with channels and tools to attract and develop relationships. This will provide opportunities to maximise customer experience; ultimately attracting, engaging and building customer loyalty and advocacy. Here are some key considerations […]

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October 4, 2017
3 WordPress Plugins found to have critical flaws

The week beginning 2nd October 2017, developers of the WordFence plugin have found 3 plugins that had vulnerabilities in their code. This allowed malicious attackers to completely takeover websites where these 3 plugins were installed. The 3 plugins that have been compromised are: 1. Appointments by WPMU Dev.2. Flickr Gallery by Dan Coulter.3. RegistrationMagic-Custom Registration […]

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October 3, 2017
Law Firm Website Rebuild

Working with inspiring law firm Clarke Willmott has driven the team at Bison Grid to build the best law firm website. The key features of the new website had to include the following. Simple to find the right solicitors and services Easy to get in touch or ask for more information Easy to use content […]

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September 26, 2017
What is EDI?

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange and is used for businesses to exchange information using a direct system to system process of transferring data that would have otherwise been transferred through the use of faxes or mails which requires people to be involved. EDI simplifies, speeds up and reduces the cost of the whole process […]

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September 14, 2017
Register your .UK domain before June 2019

Do you own a .org.uk or co.uk domain? If so, you most likely will want to register the .UK domain name now or lose the rights for that domain name. In June 2014 the .UK registry introduced .UK as a shorter alternative domain name to .co.uk or .org.uk. When this domain name was introduced any […]

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September 13, 2017
WordPress Display Widgets Plugin found to be Malicious

The plugin "Display Widgets" for WordPress allowed users to display and hide certain widgets when certain conditions were met such as when a 404 code was returned or a post was in a specific category. However the plugin has recently found to have malicious code found hidden in its files. This malicious code was added […]

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August 30, 2017
Digital Transformation for High Street Ecommerce Website

We were asked by leading high street hair & skin specialist DestinationSkin to help them undertake a Digital Transformation of their e-commerce website. They had clear design concepts that needed turning in to a functional user interface that work across all devices using the WordPress web content management application and Woocommerce shopping cart system. The […]

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