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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance

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, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

Schema - what is it and how do I use it?

Schema markup is a method of adding extra tags to your website in order to help machines, such as Google, understand the data. It can help identity key bits of information such as your address or reviews of your services. This enables users find you or trust you quicker. This blog post explains more about Schema and how you can use it.

How can I verify my Google Event Tracking is working?

Validating your Google Event tracking is working can be a tricky business. This blog post walks you through checking the data being sent to Google Analytics, so you can verify the information is correct.

Navigation drop-downs. Should they be hover or click?

Navigation drop-downs, or mega menus as they are sometimes dubbed, are becoming more and more common on the web. A drop-down menu is a navigation block which appears when a link is clicked (or hovered) - a good example of this can...

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Render Conf 30th March 2017 - A review

On 30th March, I took the many trains over the many hours required to get to Oxford from Brighton and attended Render Conf. In it’s second year, this conference already seems to have gained quite an online following. The line-up was jam-packed full of reputable names you’ve heard and people with brains jam-packed full of info.

How can I score 100 on Google PageSpeed Insights?

PageSpeed Insights (PSI) is a tool developed by Google to rank the speed of your website. There are a few things it doesn’t look out for, such as code validation or usability but it’s a good starting point at getting your site up...

What's new in Feefo v3?

Feefo, the customer feedback and review website, launched version 3 of their product at the end of September. Although customers had no choice to be updated to version 3, what does this mean for users, customers and developers using the platform?

Building a Vue v2 JS app using Vue-router

Vue JS is a javascript framework which has recently released version 2. Allowing you to display, manipulate and navigate data, Vue is a React, Knockout and Angular competitor. This blog post walks through building a web app with Vue Router.

How we use Trello to keep track of our marketing schedule

Trello is a great tool which lets you easily manage projects. Ranging from websites to weddings, Trello helps you create tag and move cards. At Liquid Light, we use Trello to keep track of our marketing output - this blog explains how.

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Using lego to build a device lab

At Liquid Light we've got a range of devices which we use to test our websites on - accessing and viewing these devices was becoming cumbersome. Two of our staff took it into their own hands to build a Lego-based device lab.

Creating a custom Mailchimp template with layout variations

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

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