Articles about the web

My collection of writings. Anything web related.

Can I run my website without using cookies? Part 2

A while ago I wrote an article about whether I could run my website using no cookies. This is part […]

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How to backup WordPress using UpraftPlus – Easy and secure

How to backup WordPress using UpdraftPlus. That’s the aim of this little article. It’s in the name. UpdraftPlus is one […]

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Can I run my website without using cookies? Part 1

Website cookies. They’re everywhere. You’d be hard-pressed to find a website that doesn’t set cookies. Although websites typically have to […]

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WordPress comment form and cookies: One small step

The WordPress comment form and Cookies. Privacy. Data Protection. These are topics that are at the forefront of people’s minds […]

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5 genuine reasons to stop using social share buttons

Should I use social share buttons on my blog? Or, should I STOP using social share buttons on my blog? […]

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5 top WordPress plugins that will give you advantages now

Every website, every company, is going to have a different list of requirements when it comes to functionality. That’s a […]

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Why having a mobile first website is crucial to business growth

What is mobile first? Well, you probably have heard of mobile responsiveness when it comes to websites. It just means […]

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5 quick WordPress speed boosting tips

What is this for? I’m a big fan of making sure websites are optimised well for speed (as well as […]

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Bluehost WordPress SMTP contact form problems when hosted by Bluehost and using Gmail

It’s possible other people have faced this Bluehost WordPress SMTP problem. I don’t currently host with Bluehost, but I’ve had […]

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The super quick on-page SEO optimisations list

SEO begins at the discovery stage (see my post about 6 steps web designers take that you need to know […]

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4 awesome image optimisation tips for faster websites

I’ve been optimising lots of images lately. There’re a few optimisations I do most simply because they give me the […]

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