Website Care and Maintenance

Six Ways That Website Maintenance Helps Your Business


Getting your website built and launched is just the beginning in terms of helping your business become a success and reaching its online goals. Over time, plugins left un-updated can compromise the functionality of your site, or you may have set up the website in the first place without clear goals and strategies in place…

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Content Batching for Leave & Holidays


‘Content Batching’ is probably a term we’ve all heard of before, but how do you go about actually making it happen? Picture the scene…you want to take some time off for a break, or perhaps you’re going on a longer leave like maternity or travelling and you need to keep the business ticking over and…

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16 Signs Your Website Sucks


Nobody wants to be told their website sucks.  However, if you’ve checked your website analytics and there’s plenty of traffic coming to your site but people aren’t staying around, it could be something to do with your website or the content on it. Below are sixteen reasons why your website may be in need of…

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How Much Does A Website Cost?


If you’re in any kind of business where you offer a service, you’re gonna get asked how much your service costs. Some things are fixed cost for a set amount of time, like an hour’s massage. Some things can vary wildly, like the cost of a website. Why? Is it better design, company overheads, plain…

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Welcome to Peridot Web Design!


You may have noticed that there’s been a few changes on the site & Facebook page in recent weeks. I’ve felt for a while now that it was time for my business to have its own name, rather than just being run under mine. I aim to provide a full and tailored experience through the…

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What Is An SSL And Why Do I Need One?


What is an SSL Certificate? SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When they’ve been installed, they activate the ‘https’ protocol and padlock (usually seen in the address bar of your web browser) and allow a secure connection between your web browser and the server it’s…

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Why Is My Website Sooooo Slow?


A good-looking website is ace. However, the speed that your website takes to load can let even the visually strongest sites down. There’s a couple of reasons for this from both an SEO and a user experience perspective: According to Moz, “Google has indicated site speed (and as a result, page speed) is one of…

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Why Do I Need A Website Care Plan?


Ah, the ever confusing world of the website care plan. It’s an all too common scenario – client wants a brand new spangly site, maybe because they’ve launched a new venture, or maybe because they want to replace their old and tired-looking one from nearly as far back as when the Hamster Dance website was…

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