Why Your Website Needs an SSL Certificate Now

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Why You Need an SSL Certificate

Up until recently, what I always said to clients about an SSL certificate was that it was important to have one if they were going to handle sensitive data, especially if they were going to take payments on their website. As of this week, I am giving out very different advice: You need an SSL certificate. Why the change? Google has … Read More

It’s Bigger than Hip Hop

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Hip Hop Chip Shop boom box trailer in action

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of meeting with Jonathan ‘Ozzie’ Oswald of The Hip Hop Chip Shop and finally trying their food that I’d salivated over so much while building their website, when they came to Sheffield for Peddler Market. I had met Ozzie before but this was the first time I got to meat his team and sink … Read More

The Hip Hop Chip Shop in the Guardian

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Today was a proud day. Today was the day a logo I designed appeared on the front cover of the Guardian’s G2 supplement. Needless to say I popped out and bought a copy, and will be framing it and hanging it on the wall of the Instadesign studio. You can read the article here. Of course, I can’t take the … Read More

Affordable Website Design That Ticks Boxes and Drops Jaws

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affordable website design happens at this desk

Here’s a brief introduction to some of the things we do to make your website not only look impressive but also work hard for you. We used to build websites on a variety of CMS (Content Management System) platforms, such as Ruby on Rails, Drupal or Joomla for example, however we now exclusively use WordPress, the world’s most popular CMS. The main … Read More

The Medjool Date Company Website is Faster than 98% of Tested Websites!

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The Medjool Date Company website

We have just launched a simple but effective, clean and tidy little e-commerce website with the sole purpose of selling and purveying information about just one delicious product: medjool dates. It’s always a pleasure to promote something that you love, and medjool dates have been my favourite dried fruit ever since the first time I tasted one – they truly … Read More

Education Gateway Magazine: Our Biggest Challenge Yet

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We are very excited to announce our biggest ongoing project yet: a multilingual (English & Arabic) magazine available in print and online called Education Gateway. We have worked closely with Prime Education Consultancy to create a brand, a magazine and a website with the purpose of helping Libyan students and young professionals further their education and professional careers.   This … Read More

Absolut Center (A Post About ‘Absolute Centering’)

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Absolute centering is not as hard as vodka

I recently read a Smashing Magazine post by Stephen Shaw on making things appear slap bang in the middle of a web page no matter what – this is known in the trade as ‘absolute centering’. Believe it or not this is something that web developers and designers have been struggling with for years. Stephen’s method is so astonishingly elegant in … Read More