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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.

Homepage image sliders. Good or bad?

As a web designer I have often relied on the trusty image slider as a homepage design feature and functional content tool. I mean why not? It ticks all the boxes right? Visual wow factor and multiple messages can be displayed...

HTML Emails

HTML Newsletters - Design Considerations

HTML emails are a great way of keeping your customers up-to-date, but are not as versatile as web pages. Here's our list of things to consider when designing and building HTML emails.

Data, data everywhere

Thanks to the wonder that is website analytics, we now have a wealth of data on every visitor to our websites. But with so much information at our fingertips are you seeing the wood for the trees?

Free Getty Images?

A few weeks ago Getty images decided to open the doors to over 35 million of its images for people to use for free. Now that the dust has had time to settle, what are the implications and opportunities?

Think email marketing is dead? Think again…

In recent years there has been so much focus on inbound marketing such as Social Media, that its very easy to forget the more traditional outbound marketing methods, like email. Email has been around for a long time (over 40 years), but using email for marketing purposes is still, and will continue to be a big part of most organisations marketing mix.

Helpful hints for newbie blog writers

"I'm thoroughly enjoying your blog. I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I'm still new to everything. Do you have any helpful hints for newbie blog writers? I'd genuinely appreciate it."

Who do you think you are?

In the current competitive environment it is more important than ever to have a clear brand that reflects who you are and to make sure people know what sets you apart.

Why we dumped Basecamp and what's the alternative

Why we dumped Basecamp and what's the alternative

Basecamp is a hugely popular and (at least in the web design industry) ubiquitous project management tool used by many web agencies, helping them to manage projects and collaborate with clients.

Domain Access: A simple way to protect pages on your website from prying eyes!

Internet privacy is a hot topic in the news these days. While the web was created fundamentally to share all information with everyone, its increased use in daily life has meant that this idealistic view of information access does not always fit exactly with people’s requirements.

Essential (free) extensions in TYPO3

One of the most useful features of most popular Content Management Systems is the possibility to expand it with extensions that add new capabilities. Using an extension is a good option to save costs and time in development of common requirements (For example, a blog, a contact form or a shop).

Pranath Fernando
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