Knowledge

Preparing for the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Like the Data Protection Act, the General Data Protection Regulation applies to ‘personal data’. However, the GDPR’s definition is more detailed and makes it clear that information such as an online identifier – eg an IP address – can be personal data. The more expansive definition provides for a wide range of personal identifiers to […]

Compliance, Knowledge

12 Critical Elements on a Homepage

Your website’s homepage plays an important part in how you are found in the search engines. We look at a practical infographic outlining the key elements your homepage should have.

Knowledge, Web Design

Top Tips for Writing for the Web

Why am I writing this content? Who am I talking to? What do I want to say? Sweat the small stuff Give your page a clear, unique, meaningful title Add a description element to key pages, and anywhere RSS is enabled Keywords not normally necessary Breadcrumb text & URLS should make sense Give away the […]

Knowledge, Uncategorised, Web Design

How to make a mobile friendly telephone number on your website

Many visitors to your website will be using a mobile phone. A common call to action is to phone you. To make this easy for the mobile user, make the telephone number dialable with a click. To do this simply add code to where your number appears. Our number is 0333 321 4617. This is […]

Knowledge, Mobile

Sharing a video channel

This is an example of an embedded shared video channel Click on the right fast forward arrow to go to the next video on the channel. Have all your training videos listed on your own channel. Define your channel to suit your audience.

Knowledge, Uncategorised

Adding a drop shadow to your image

Drop shadows are a simple way to help your images stand out. Using graphic design tool Adobe Fireworks, we increase the size of the canvas by about 20 percent, add a drop shadow, adjust using the tone, fade and width adjustments, trim off any excess with the crop tool, export as 32 PNG files for overlaying […]

Knowledge, Uncategorised

top tips & tools for mobile optimisation

Touch Elements: Make sure the touch elements are not too close to avoid users mis-clicking Font Size: Make sure your font size is not too small, we recommend to use a base font size of 16 CSS pixels. Google Webmaster Tool: This is a free tool offered by Google that helps you monitor and maintain […]

Knowledge, Mobile, Uncategorised