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Craig Moore, Cardiff Devils with Scott Jones, Illustrate Digital

Back for another season with the Cardiff Devils.

October 2, 2017

I'm very excited to announce that we're back for another full season as official sponsors of the Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey! read more

Melin, our Digital Designer at Illustrate

A day in the life of a Digital Designer.

September 12, 2017

By now you probably know that I’m the person responsible for all design work produced here at Illustrate – just looking at a picture of me should show that I’m... read more

Ransomware Code in WordPress

Ransomware is hitting WordPress – cover your a***.

August 24, 2017

We follow a number of blogs and security networks and have begun to see a theme emerging – ransomware affecting websites. Ransomware is nothing necessarily new, but it has certainly... read more

The WordPress Gutenberg Editor. What is it and why should you care about it?

What is the Gutenberg WordPress Editor and why should you care about it?

August 15, 2017

As Bob Dylan once said, “the times, they are a-changin”. I don’t think he was singing about the internet, but he could well have been given how often things are constantly shifting... read more

Remote Development at Illustrate Digital

Why we’re going semi-remote.

July 20, 2017

  We believe in a growing and evolving internet. One that in 10 years time from now will look completely different to the way it currently does. I guess if... read more

Top Tips for Securing a WordPress Website

Our top tips for WordPress Security.

May 27, 2017

We’ve seen a lot of WordPress hacks over the years, from viagra adverts taking over a brand’s home page, to fake PayPal pages that can steal sensitive user details from eCommerce... read more

WordPress Agency Wapuu

Welcome to the Illustrate Wapuu.

March 24, 2017

You may have noticed that we love WordPress. This started with Scott convincing me when we first joined together to build Illustrate that WordPress was a great platform to base... read more

Google's new rules on intrusive mobile popups

How Newsletter Popups can really damage your SEO.

March 15, 2017

In January, Google changed their search engine algorithms in a way that can negatively affect your website’s SEO if you use newsletter popups. This article summarises the changes, the reasons behind them, and... read more

Our Welsh awards in 2017

3 amazing award nominations to kick off 2017!

March 6, 2017

We’re really excited about these 3 Welsh award nominations that we’ve received, so wanted to share a little more detail about them with you. The team worked really hard in... read more

Secure Trading WooCommerce Gateway

A better choice for payments on your e-commerce website.

February 20, 2017

For quite a while it’s been tough to break free of the hold that PayPal has had in the area of online payments, but we wanted to let you know... read more

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