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Gutenberg for WordPress is coming.
 
by Kit Allen
6 Aug 2018
 

Gutenberg for WordPress is coming.


You might be prompted to install Gutenberg on your Creatomatic WordPress website. We recommend that you don’t…yet. Here’s why.

Hosting & charges explained
 
by Kit Allen
26 Jun 2018
 

Hosting & charges explained


A bit of background into our hosting services at Creatomatic Ltd.

How to setup Gmail & Outlook
 
by James Miodonski
26 Nov 2017
 

How to setup Gmail & Outlook


You’d think it would be (much) simpler than this.

Chrome security warnings: our response
 
by James Miodonski
6 Sep 2017
 

Chrome security warnings: our response


We’re dealing with the latest Google update before it hits – free of charge.

Gmail Migration
 
by James Miodonski
30 Aug 2016
 

Gmail Migration


This morning I’m busy migrating another of our client’s email from the old, shonky and unreliable mail host we inherited them on across to Gmail.

Making WordPress Work For You
 
by James Hall
14 Jan 2016
 

Making WordPress Work For You


We’ve made WordPress our platform of choice, so much so it now powers 99%+ of our public-facing websites.

Making columns easier with Columnomatic
 
by Kit Allen
10 Dec 2015
 

Making columns easier with Columnomatic


Making it easy to drop columns into WordPress, with a single click.

Where is your website hosted?
 
by James Miodonski
22 Sep 2015
 

Where is your website hosted?


One of the first things we check when troubleshooting a new client’s website – where are you currently hosted. Here’s why.

Server Upgrades & Possible Downtime – 24/06/2015
 
by James Miodonski
24 Jun 2015
 

Server Upgrades & Possible Downtime – 24/06/2015


Kit & James H are on-site throughout to oversee this process though, so it should be back online and running before they leave tonight.

Introducing Superfast Search
 
by Kit Allen
30 Apr 2014
 

Introducing Superfast Search


Our own, home-grown solution to better search within WordPress.

Easy WordPress sprites with CSprite
 
by James Hall
15 Mar 2014
 

Easy WordPress sprites with CSprite


People don’t like waiting, especially when it comes to loading websites. James, our lead developer has a solution.

Pre-launch Checklist
 
by Chris McWhinnie
12 Feb 2013
 

Pre-launch Checklist


Here is Creatomatic’s pre-launch checklist, which we carry out on every web project before it goes live. It’s basically a cross-browser checklist, covering everything from Internet Explorer 7 (no more IE6!) to whatever is currently Flavour Of The Month (currently: iPhone 5 with its wacky longer screen).

Some Thoughts About SEO
 
by James Miodonski
1 Feb 2013
 

Some Thoughts About SEO


I get asked a lot of similar questions about SEO, so to help I put together this very brief and basic guide to search engines, websites and generally helping the two to get along nicely.

Logging some common SEO myths
 
by James Miodonski
27 Sep 2012
 

Logging some common SEO myths


In a former life, I was responsible for the day-to-day running of a group of large forestry websites.  As such, I had a fairly active presence on various online forums around the web relating to trees, timber and all things forestry.  One of these hangouts is a place called ArbTalk, where I still occasionally drop […]

Duplicate content, an explanation
 
by James Miodonski
3 Sep 2012
 

Duplicate content, an explanation


Is duplicate content ruining your life? Probably not, however duplicate content is a huge problem on the web, not least of which because it causes no end of confusion among website owners.  

Google Penguin Update
 
by James Miodonski
7 May 2012
 

Google Penguin Update


24th April 2012 saw the release of the latest algorithmic update from Google, this time code-named the ‘Google Penguin Update‘. Thousands of website owners across the world witnessed a huge shift in their rankings since the update, indicating that this was in fact another large-scale movement by Google, and not one of their smaller ‘Google […]

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