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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.

Let's drop IE8
3rd December 2015

Let's drop IE8

Support for the browser is soon coming to an end. What does that mean for you and your website?

This article was posted in Musings, Development, Client Guides by Mike Street

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Measuring your website's success

We all want a gorgeous website, but the reality is that sexy design/styling is not a measurement of the website’s success. Ultimately as both website designers (or owners), we really need to focus on the measurement criteria for tracking the website’s success.

This article was posted in SEO, Musings by Finn Taylor

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Presenting website designs should be a simple and straightforward process, however it can be far trickier than you think.

This article was posted in Musings, Design by Finn Taylor

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Adding a website chat system to your website can really help you engage with visitors, but there are many providers all claiming to be the best, the simplest and the most fully featured. Here is a brief roundup.

This article was posted in Musings by Finn Taylor

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Using Slack to Improve Team Communication

Team communication is one of the most important things in a company. We use Slack to make sure everyone is up-to-date with company and client news - this blog outlines how we, and others, use the popular instant messaging client

This article was posted in Musings, Tools by Mike Street

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How much does a website cost?

One of the obvious questions asked by any prospective client when they get in touch is ‘how much does a website cost’? For the uninitiated, this can be a complete unknown quantity…

This article was posted in Musings by Finn Taylor

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In this episode, we are going to look at a solution with a very different approach to responsive images and a more modest ambition to solve some but not all of the issues of concern - called Adaptive Images.

This article was posted in Responsive, Musings by Pranath Fernando

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Picturefill is a popular solution to the responsive images problem within the web design community and has many influential supporters. In this article though, we will attempt to take a more level-headed and unbiased look at the merits and drawbacks of this solution.

This article was posted in Responsive, Musings, Development by Pranath Fernando

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In this installment we are going to look at the first of these and the most basic responsive image solution of all: Fluid Images - which aims to address the scaling issue.

This article was posted in Design, Musings by Pranath Fernando

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Things have come along way with Social Media, and with so many channels to choose from. There are the more obvious mediums like Facebook and Twitter, to the more niche platforms like Pinterest and Vine, there are some great examples of organisations that are doing it really well.

This article was posted in Musings, SEO by Tamara Mansfield Kerr

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