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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.

Adding Podcasts to your website

In this article we will look at why you might want a podcast, and what you need to do to make any podcasts you have available on your website.

How to hide a page in TYPO3 CMS - several different approaches to hiding content

In this short TYPO3 tutorial I show you several ways to hide a page in the TYPO3 content management system. I cover how to hide a page from pubic viewing, how to hide a page from search engines or website search, how to hide a page from the website menu and several ways you can combine these methods to achieve the desired level of visibility for a page. Hiding pages in TYPO3 is a useful technique whilst populating new content but can also be helpful when creating bespoke content for marketing, landing pages etc.

Adding extra content types to records in TYPO3 - creating more interesting news layouts

In this video I start with a basic news record and expand it to show you how content blocks open up many opportunities for creating flexible layouts within TYPO3 records.

How to add record based content in TYPO3 - News, blog, events, people etc

In this short video we cover how to add record based content in typo3. Record based content is used by TYPO3 for any kind of content that requires a consistent layout and the ability to filter. Examples of record based content types are news, people, offices, events or publication although its uses have almost unlimited possibilities.

Inspiring uses of illustration in web design

Why do so many tech companies uses illustrations in their website? Other than making a website interesting to look at, there are a few more subtle reasons.

WordPress Programmer Learns TYPO3

Embracing a new technology requires your mind to expand to encapsulate it but how many of us have the time to plough into a new technology just for the fun of learning it these days? Read on to learn from my journey from fuzzy, WordPress comfort zone and into the unknown abyss of TYPO3.

Choosing Brand Colours: Consistency vs digital first

How to choose consistent brand colours? Should we be aiming for consistency across print and screens or choosing colours that work best for each?

How to exclude internal traffic from Google Analytics using an IP address filter

For many organisations, the company website is used by staff on a daily basis as a go-to resource – which may well be exactly as you'd hoped – however, when it’s also the main marketing tool and a key measure of engagement with your desired audience, it becomes necessary to separate this internal traffic from visitor analytics so that the visitor data is not skewed. 

The technical challenges in building a data portal

We recently designed and built a data portal which collects disaggregated data from multiple sources from 40 countries for Leonard Cheshire and The Department for International Development. This data is presented on the portal in a series of visualizations across 16 development indicators, grouped into the four themes of inclusive education, economic empowerment, technology/innovation and stigma/discrimination.

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