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Uzma’s Quest : Thinking About Software Architecture

22 February 2020

Categories: Coding, Uzma's Quest

Looking at the software architecture of Uzma's Quest to create code that can more easily be built upon

Finding an Online Niche for Your Business

5 February 2020

Categories: Digital Marketing, Hints and Tips, SEO

In this post we’ll look at finding great terms to optimise your business website for, based on real search data from the SEM tool Ahrefs. Why this is important I […]

A Coder’s View of a Hacked WordPress Site

28 January 2020

Categories: Coding, Hints and Tips, Technical

My client got every web owners worst nightmare when she received this email from her hosters, telling her that her website had been taken offline for containing malicious files: They […]

WordPress Plugin Coding: Custom Dolly

18 January 2020

Categories: Coding, Technical

Custom Dolly is my first WordPress plugin. It extends the Hello Dolly plugin by allowing you to add the lyrics of any song you choose. In this post we’ll go […]

Creating Websites For Conversion

14 January 2020

Categories: Design, Digital Marketing, Hints and Tips

Most websites, especially small business websites, are poorly designed. That might not mean that they don’t look good (and I’m certainly not saying that great design isn’t crucial), but it […]

Adding Social Icons to Elementor Menu

9 January 2020

Categories: Coding, Design, Elementor, Hints and Tips

Elementor Pro is great, but one of the things it won’t let you do natively is add your social icons to the menu. We’re going to see how to do […]

Never trust a screenshot

3 January 2020

Categories: Hints and Tips

Fake screenshot alert! How to change content on a webpage in seconds, using nothing but the Chrome browser

97% Performance on Google’s Lighthouse Audit

24 December 2019

Categories: Coding, Technical

I reached 97% on desktops and 96% on mobiles on Google's Lighthouse Audit performance score. These are the steps I took to reach the top scores.

How to code a mobile menu with submenus for WordPress

24 December 2019

Categories: Coding, Technical

When coding a WordPress theme you’re going to need a mobile menu. The difficulty with a WordPress website is that the user might include nested submenus in their mobile menu. […]

Using a blog to improve your Google ranking

7 November 2019

Categories: Digital Marketing, Hints and Tips

After on-page SEO (see The 2 Steps to On-Page SEO ), the next most important factor in climbing the Google rankings is the number of inbound links to our page […]