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We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology, that once surmounted pave the path to new creations, solutions and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge - fuelled by curiosity and a desire to understand and where possible, answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

Another day, another award!

We’ve done it again! To go alongside our three Horizon awards we’ve also won two IMA best in class awards for our Barbican Insurance and Bellwood Prestbury websites.

This article was posted in Liquid Light by Matt Keogh

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Creating a responsive, HTML email template is not as easy as it first appears. Email clients are still behind with web standards and supporting latest web technologies, so HTML emails need to be built using the <table> element and inline styles. This blog will walk you through creating a custom template while still using Mailchimp's WYSIWYG and Image editor

This article was posted in Development, Responsive by Mike Street

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Crawler Spam Referrals: How to filter them out from Google Analytics

Using Google Analytics to monitor your website’s success is a great way to see what’s working and gather vital information about your site visits, but more and more we are hearing about the trouble caused by spam referrals...

This article was posted in SEO, Quick Tips by Candice Underwood

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Three Horizon Interactive Awards - We're going to need a bigger cabinet!

Good News! We’re very excited to announce three of our projects have been awarded a Horizon Interactive Award.

This article was posted in Liquid Light by Candice Underwood

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Ghost Spam Referrals: How to filter them out from Google Analytics

Google Analytics can provide some fantastic statistics for your website and give you a great idea of who is visiting your website, where from, how etc. However, one thing that keeps cropping up recently is the amount of spam...

This article was posted in SEO, Quick Tips by Candice Underwood

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22nd March 2016

How do I update to Gulp 4?

Gulp is a task runner used for compiling SCSS to CSS, minifying JS and creating SVG sprites. Version 4 is about to be released and this blog post runs you through how to update and use the new features of gulp.

This article was posted in Development, Tools by Mike Street

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Why an increase in bounce rate in GA might not be something to worry about

Following a website redesign, a client noticed a worrying increase in the bounce rate, however this might not be a bad thing!

This article was posted in Client Guides, SEO by Finn Taylor

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Concept before colour: How to make your website stand out from the crowd

Identifying a key message, or a story that we want to tell could be the difference between a forgettable website and one that is compelling, engaging and memorable.

This article was posted in Design by Matt Keogh

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The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer which has taken the technical world by storm. Originally developed to encourage children and schools to get into programming - the cheap device has been picked up by the development...

This article was posted in Musings by Mike Street, Will Chidlow

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Enhancing your website with hamburgers, simplified navigation and drop down menus

Whilst the navigation on a website might be taken for granted, a well thought out use of navigation can really enhance the user’s experience and journey through your website.

This article was posted in Musings, Responsive by Finn Taylor

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