Monthly Archives: June 2014

June
30
2014

June – Week 4

“England is a nation of shopkeepers.”
—Napoleon I

Having finished my portfolio site, and now feeling more confident I took to revitalising another site from months ago. You might remember my girlfriend’s site from March, which at that point, demonstrated that I was ill-equipped to deal with the difficulties of an e-commerce store. However, with WordPress on our side there’s a really great plugin we can use to save us a lot of time (more…)

June
16
2014

June – Week 3

If it isn’t on Google, it doesn’t exist.
– Jimmy Wales

The words “I’m no expert on ____ but…” would probably be the last thing to entice the busy reader, but wait! I’m no expert on SEO but… I know some people who are. (Or useful tools that can make you at least competent in this area.) Search engine optimisation is what every website dreams about, being the at the top – like a whiny adolescent with ambitions of stardom – it rarely, if ever materialises for us. (more…)

June
08
2014

June – Week 2

We’ve outgrown the confines of chez localhost, it’s time we got out into the real world. Start with the web launch checklist, and follow through with (most) of the suggestions (things like meta-tags and SEO can be dealt with by the WordPress SEO plugin- Yoast). (more…)

June
03
2014

June – Week 1

This week I’ve been creating a finalised portfolio website for myself (an updated version of my attempt in April), and that’s been taking up my time (along with Richard’s curriculum from May). A portfolio website should be a standard aim for anyone in our position, how you go about it is of course your choice. (more…)