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Google’s secure web (and how it affects you).

October 17, 2017

It was back in 2016 that Google announced plans of “moving towards a more secure web,”  but it seems much of the internet still hasn't caught up with this yet and many businesses don't quite get how important this announcement was. 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

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

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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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Getting the best from your web design agency

May 26, 2016

I’ve been having a think here at Illustrate, sometimes we forget to tell new clients how they can get the best out of us. Maybe we’re shy, maybe we don’t... read more

DDoS – what they are and how to stop them

March 31, 2016

What is a DDoS attack? DDoS means Distributed Denial of Service and is a type of attack that consists of using many computers to connect to a single service at... read more

The awesome web design checklist for small and medium business

March 4, 2016

What makes an absolutely awesome website? It can be a hard question to answer and everyones opinion is different, in fact every business needs something different. For small and medium... read more

Questions to ask when choosing a new web agency (or any agency for that matter)…

January 8, 2016

When it comes to choosing a new agency for your business, it can be a really interesting time, a particularly important thing to make sure you get right. We’ve been... read more

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Make the most of your alt tags…

December 9, 2015

You’ll almost never see them but they matter. Back in the not-so-glory days of dialup, you’d often see the text of an alt tag while you waited for a few... read more

Web design we love – The Met Office

June 23, 2015

Usually our favourite web design choices are a lot about the beauty, no clutter, simple information. This one is a little different, as it the Met Office! In contrast this site... read more

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