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If you're still typing in your password, you're doing it wrong

2nd October 2019

I know we go on about passwords a lot, but they're really important. Hopefully one day soon passwords will become obsolete, but until then they're the main system we use to identify ourselves.

Trying to escape the bubble

8th May 2019

One of the things I love most about the internet is the wide variety of information. Recently I've found that sites like Quora and Youtube are only showing me information about topics in which I've previously expressed an interest, but that's exactly the opposite of what I want to see. So I deleted all my preferences to see what would happen.

Bye bye Google+

26th March 2019

Google+ is being shut down for consumers on 2 April 2019. It won't be missed by many.

Get your map on

27th February 2019

We've added functionality to our content management system that allows people to create complex maps on their websites, and we thought you'd like to see it.

Surveillance Capitalism

4th February 2019

Start The Week on Radio 4 this morning was on the subject of Surveillance Capitalism. It's not a term I was familiar with, but as they started discussing the subject I realised that I know what it is. Essentially it is how large corporations like Google and Facebook have industrialised our personal information, sometimes without our consent but definitely without our full understanding.

Clear out your content closet

19th December 2018

Less is (nearly) always more with website content. Keep it up-to-date, relevant, brief and to the point. Your visitors will thank you.

Google overload

20th November 2018

Do you know your Google Analytics from your Google My Business?

Google API keys

14th September 2018

Embedded Google maps with pins require API keys from June 2018

Should I #deletefacebook?

28th March 2018

Short answer: maybe. Long answer: read on!

Google Pagespeed

8th January 2018

Speed is everything

Web page size and layout

13th October 2017

Web pages used follow a common set of sizes and layouts, but now it's all about being responsive

Search Engine Optimisation

13th October 2017

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is something of a dark art. Learn more in this quick guide.

Why you need HTTPS

14th October 2016

Running your website over a secure connection (HTTPS) is fast becoming the norm.