SSL Certificates and HTTPS – do you need them?

Why are some websites prefixed with http:// whilst others are prefixed with https://? What are SSL Certificates and how do they affect website security? Here we explain, in plain English, why HTTPS and SSL Certificates may be important for your website, and the processes required to convert it.

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Now is the time to review your website

As we move into a new year, have you checked if your website is fit for purpose in 2017? Layout and functionality As with anything, there are trends and fashions in website design. Like that suit that you bought in 2012 might look a bit dated now, the same may be true for a 5-year […]

How to…Create a simple post on your wordpress website

Wordpress is designed for bloggers, and once you know what you’re doing it’s pretty easy. But I understand that it’s a bit daunting when you first set out, so here are the basic instructions for creating and publishing a post.

Now is the time to tell your story

This week is National Storytelling week in which people of all ages are encouraged to spin tales that “create magic between the breath of the teller and the ear of the listener”

How to…know your posts from your pages

So, you have a shiny new website designed by someone like Fiona Storey. You have tweeted, facebooked and pinterested it. You now want to add some of your own content. But how do you start?

This is the first of a series of articles in which I will explain how to create posts on your website. In this one I explain the difference between a post and a page.

A New Year, a new website?

My major New Year’s resolution for the last couple of years was to replace my website. This was finally fulfilled in 2015 but it wasn’t as easy as you might expect…

Agroserve

We wanted the Agroserve website to fit with one of our refreshed brand slogans “quality products no bull”: user friendly with a no-nonsense common-sense approach. This has proved to be effective as the response to the new website has very positive. Fiona provides an excellent technical capability with great customer focus and superb end results.

Chris Bisdee, Agroserve

What’s in a business card

Fiona is a member of the Grapevine networking group in Milton Keynes and one of her 10-minute presentations to members was “What’s in a business card?”. Here is a summary of her talk and the ensuing discussion.   Alot of businesses have business cards. Some are really effective and serve their purpose well, but some […]

Nancy Stevens

“This is the 3rd website I have asked Fiona to design for me such is my faith in her! The latest site has exceeded my expectations as I have thrown every challenge possible at her. I am in awe of what Fiona has achieved and she has a real understanding of me, my business and what looks impressive.”

Nancy Stevens

Aroto Design

“I knew Fiona well enough to be confident of a professional and cost effective service in her development of our website and I was in no way disappointed. I did not expect, and was grateful for:- Firstly the skill with which Fiona teased out of me the wording of the site, a task I was dreading, and, having learned from me that our clients are nearly all ladies, her insight in ignoring my template for the appearance of the site, too masculine and intellectual, and designing instead a much more feminine and emotional site; much to our advantage.”

Tom Houlihane, Aroto Design

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