10 Year Challenge: Web Design Edition

This month, a record-breaking egg became the most ever liked picture on Instagram by generating over 50 million likes. Well, another #hashtag trend to break the internet is the 10-year challenge. If you are not familiar, basically contributors post a recent photo of themselves from today, alongside a photo from a decade ago. Sounds simple […]

Search Engine Watch: Mobile-First Indexing Initiative.

It’s been two years since Google first introduced mobile-first indexing… Fast forward two years and as we’ve seen more and more websites across the world embrace the mobile web. Last month, Google shared the news that they now use mobile-first indexing for half the pages shown in search results globally. Inside this article, join us […]

WordPress Website Tutorial: Cheat Sheet For Beginners

Let me start by wishing all of you a happy new year and a very prosperous 2019. For those of you who follow our Web Grower, you will see that we have recently created numerous WordPress website tutorials for beginners covering topics such as how to create and write a WordPress blog post. In this […]

How much interest or business is your website generating for you?

How much interest or business is your website generating for you? Do you know how much a phone call, a contact form enquiry, or a newsletter sign-up is worth to you? No matter what size of business you are, your website has its own unique purpose and individual goals. For example, a local bakery may […]

Small Business Website & Digital Marketing Trends For 2019

As 2019 approaches… web design and digital marketing trends are already shaping up to become another exciting year for small businesses online. After the panic of GDPR, mobile site speed and Guttenberg all dominating the headlines in 2018, small businesses can now cast one eye on 2019 as we draw another productive year to a […]

How to get your WordPress website ready for Christmas!

Tis the season to be jolly… At the time of this writing it’s the start of the Black Friday long weekend so the countdown to Christmas can officially begin! Okay, so while some of you may be way more organised than me by already starting your Christmas shopping, most of you will start with Black […]

A WordPress Tutorial: Posts vs Pages (When to use…)

WordPress gives you two very different ways to create your website content – posts and pages. Once you have been handed the keys to your shiny new WordPress website, you need to learn how to add, edit and manage your website content. However, the two content types look nearly identical and it can all quickly […]

Social Media Watch: Google+ Set to Shutdown

Earlier this month, Google announced that is it set to shut down the social media platform Google+ over the next 10 months in an official blog statement. The decision follows the exposure of a major security flaw that compromised user’s profile data in March 2018. In this article, our Cheshire based web development agency will […]

5 ways to reduce website bounce rate and increase conversions

One of the key indicators of a successful website is a healthy bounce rate. Encouraging users to click on your website can be a difficult task. It’s an even more challenging prospect to try and get users to stick around long enough to convert visitors into customers. Now, before moving on I want to ask […]

Cheshire Web Agency Insights: could Gutenberg break your website?!

Over the years, the WordPress visual editor has pretty much stayed the same, which isn’t a bad thing, but all that is about to change… Gutenberg is coming! It’s a new, default editing content management environment coming to WordPress and the impact will affect every website! Some will welcome the change, some will resist, so […]

WordPress Tutorial: How to create a WordPress blog post

It’s been a little while since we last posted a WordPress tutorial, so now seems like an appropriate time to address this by answering one of the most popular questions any Cheshire web agency will hear… How do you create a WordPress blog post?? Now, it’s perfectly understandable if you do not know. Typically, when […]

Website Speed: Onload Time vs Fully Loaded Time

Recently, website speed has become a major contributing factor in mobile search rankings. After Google announced the ‘Speed Update’ in July 2018, business website owners have taken more and more interest in just how fast their website loads, and what they can do to optimise speed. Each month, clients who are on our Cheshire Web […]

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