Category: Web design

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Dummies guide to SEO – for small business owners

This post: circa 6,000 words, estimated reading time: 30 minutes. Dummies guide to SEO for small business owners This post attempts to explain the complexities – and traps – of Search Engine Optimisation in simple terms. It will get technical in several places; I can’t avoid that, so just ignore...

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Questions you may want to ask your web developer

Intro Questions you may want to ask your web developer. Note, this page is a work in progress. I’m publishing it warts and all now as it will take a few weeks to finish. The points are in no particular order at present; I want to get it out there....

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Web designers in St Helens, Merseyside

This post: circa 7,800 words, estimated reading time: 40 minutes Intro This posts looks at web designers in and around St Helens, Merseyside, but can apply in practice to any town. It’s pedantic and at times harsh, even snarky. Enjoy! I was and am umm’ing and arr’ing about starting a...

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Web design, by Ackadia

Web design, just how you like it, Sir! Sir, or ma’am, of course. Or any other appellation you may subscribe too, for that matter. First the good news: I am considering offering to do web sites again, for a reasonable, possibly even near cost price. Huzzah! Now the bad news:...

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Server updates – on the move. Again.

Host change: to WP Engine Latest server update to improve the site responsiveness for viewers. Someone once said I was the most laid back person they’d ever met. Someone else said I was bat shit crazy. Both were probably right, depending on the circumstance. Some things that perhaps should upset,...

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Site updates August to September 2020

* Takes a big hammers * Short version: I am revising every single page and post on the site, checking and redoing: Every image Every external link Every instance of corrupted html (e.g. £ or a single quote rendered as a string of foreign characters) Looking for typo’s etc, occasionally...

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Improving site load times

August 2020 When I got a minute, back in June, I took a closer look at site speed, as it seems very sluggish. It was. So I made a number of changes – mostly to widgets – and the page load time improved from over 40 seconds to under 3...

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SEO: SomeLongUselessName

SomeLongUselessName This is a post about search engines and online advertising. The title is meaningless, it is meant to be meaningless, after all, it forms a test about search engine optimisation. An advert claimed results in 60 seconds. I call bullshit, but rather that use their software I’m going to...

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SEO: Go BIG or go home!

Random side post: It matters! I started this in the middle of a game development post, and it grew a bit. This post is (more or less) about SEO, but it crosses over. One of my favourite quotes, which I have to constantly remind myself of, is: “You don’t see...