As you may have gathered I have been developing websites for a couple of decades now. In that time I have acquired a certain amount of internet common sense. I have taken this opportunity to share some of this including some of the latest snippets and news that might be relevant to you making a success of your website.

SEO & getting what you want

I have recently been assisting a large UK Government department, whom I have worked for on and off s

Even the most beautiful flowers need to be changed

To those who have been on this website before might have noticed something of a change. It had to be

Who enjoys a good problem

As I have mentioned in the past I have been developing websites since 1994, but I have been solving

Theme woes

For those of you that know me and Cavespider you'll be aware that I have a bit of a thing about off

Coronavirus - your online presence

The Coronavirus has made a lot of people isolated and the reasons are many, including working from h

Do what I do...

I have been so busy that I haven't been posting which is exactly the excuse my clients give me for n

Watch out for the 'Sign up with Facebook' button

It would be hard to miss the press coverage of the Cambridge Analytica story and how they used Faceb

Are you a designer?

Are you a designer or someone who knows exactly what they want? Have you noticed how many web develo

Do you know what you want to say?

When someone asks 'What do you want for your birthday?', do you always know? When you know you need

Updates, updates, updates... boring

I assume when your computer software needs updating your probably excited to discover what new featu

Knowing the cost before you start

If you use a lawyer, the garage, even an accountant you generally don't discover the cost until you

Be afraid, be very afraid, they are trying to steal your domain name.

I would be surprised if as the owner of a domain you hadn't received a few of these. Emails purporti

The rules are changing

There was a time you could add a contact form to your website, people would use it to respond and yo

Do you really need a new website?

I was speaking to a company that had been referred to me yesterday. They were not happy with their w

Do websites get holidays?

Christmas is almost upon us, again, and most people are planning on a few days of relaxing and getti

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation

Should you be worried about how GDPR will effect your website? Probably not for the average brochure

Is the price right?

That thorny subject of pricing and being a mind reader. I like to compare with the difference betwee

Do artists enjoy colouring books?

Consider, if you were an artist would you pop down to the stationers to get the latest colouring boo

Does your website follow your brand guidelines?

You may have spent a fortune developing your company brand. You have gone to some trouble to ensure

Should I have a single page website?

There are definitely advantages to have everything on one easy to access single page. But what are t