As of 2019 we are happy to be able to announce that our servers are powered 100% by ''green energy''. But what does that mean? Well, in this case, it means all the energy used to power the data centre* comes from renewable sources. Because our servers are in the UK, the provider is Ecotricity.… Continue reading Our hosting is Green!
If you're building a website or working on a document and you want to use some icons, where do you find them? A well-placed and well-designed icon can really give your site and files a professional look and feel. There are many places to find them but you can quickly search Bootstrap, Font Awesome and… Continue reading Using Icons in Websites and Documents
I wrote a post a few months ago about using SkyFonts to install new fonts in Inkscape, a freeware graphic design package that is a great substitute for Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. When a client was asked me about this, I directed them to my original post, only to discover that those instructions no… Continue reading How to Install New Fonts in Inkscape
I've been gradually putting together a list of tutorials aimed at solving issues addressed by my customers. Now there are a few to choose from, this post will help you to find them more quickly and easily.
QWERTY or AZERTY? If you're using a computer designed for the English-speaking market, be that US, International or English-English, it can be a challenge to type French accented characters. In systems set up for French speakers, its far simpler because they have a AZERTY keyboard, which gives quick access to the characters and symbols that… Continue reading Typing French Accented Characters on a QWERTY Keyboard
WordPress is a fantastic CMS with so many plugins and ways to extend the functionality, there's not much bad to say about it - which goes some way to explain why so many of us are using it to build our own and other's websites. That said, it's a technology like any other and sometimes… Continue reading When WordPress Migrations Go Wrong
You've just set up Google Search Console and submitted a sitemap but you check back a few days later and there's no traffic being logged? In this case, check which URL you are using. With the introduction of HTTPS and the change to no longer requiring WWW in the website address, there are four possible… Continue reading Why is Google Search Console saying there is no traffic to my site?
There are lots of questions doing the rounds about whether or not you should install the French version of the StopCovid app that launched on Google Play and in the App Store today. I'm not going to go into that: we're all adults, we make up own minds, and because it's not mandatory, we get… Continue reading Install the French StopCovid App Step-by-Step?
If you're building your own site or have started adding content to a WordPress (or other site) that you had built for you, one of the pitfalls is uploading large or (worse) original images to your site. It's so easy to upload images and most tools allow you to do this from your phone, but… Continue reading Resizing an Image to use on Your Website