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How to make your Wordpress website more secure
How to make your WordPress website more secure

Treat your website like you would your office or warehouse. Spend time - and if it needs it, a little money - on making sure everything is locked up and secure.

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Getting new website preview images on social media

You've got a new website you want to share with your connections on LinkedIn; you've started a new marketing campaign that's likely to get traction on Facebook. In anticipation, because you know what you're doing on social media, you've also update your "og:image" and "og-description" - the two

Who really owns your domain name?
Who really owns your website domain name?

One of the most common situations we encounter each week managing business and individuals'

A good web host is important for your website
Why a good web host is important for your website

"Web hosting from £2 a month", "Free web hosting" and so on all sound like tempting offers but before you take the plunge, be aware of what your signing up to. Here's our top 4 tips for getting suitable, reliable web hosting  

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How to do Google Adwords (when you don’t have time to do Google AdWords)

If you're thinking "I don't have the time to manage AdWords regularly", that shouldn't put you off using them. Because you probably have enough time to do these 5 most influential things when you set AdWords up

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Fonts: For print, for the web & the rest

A piece of design is nothing without type - it is the key to making a brochure, a logo or a website either a design success or visual disaster. Here we explain the difference between fonts used for websites, in print and elsewhere

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Why you shouldn’t have website pop-ups & overlays

We often get asked to add pop-ups, discount or newsletter signup overlays to a website and end up having the same conversation with the website owner or manager - which is us explaining the reasons why a website should NOT have pop-ups or overlays of any kind.

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We’re Hiring – A Digital Marketing Apprentice

Aubergine are looking for a digital marketing apprentice to join our team of 10 here in Leighton Buzzard town centre. It will suit someone who has an eye for detail (spreadsheets alert!), and is comfortable using social media. Contact us via thestudio@aubergine262.com, including your CV, if this is you.

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Should my website be using Schema markup?

The result of collaboration between the major search engines, structured data provided in Schema.org markup gives specific information that search engines translate into "rich snippets" in search results.

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Web developers: your dev sites are a hack threat

As a web developer, one of the best practice methods when maintaining or updating a website is to

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Can You Optimise a 1-Page Website For Search?

We often get asked if a 1-page website can still rank well in search. It can - but with the foundation of the clearest consumer understanding, not by deploying "SEO magic"

Hashtags - how to use them properly
#Hashtags: What they are and how to use them (properly)

"Hashtag" is a common phrase & everyone knows how to use them on social media. Except - they don't. Here's our guide to using hashtags effectively - and what not to do

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Social media website images: cheat sheet with measurements & guides 2017

A handy guide for the main social media websites - the measurements for their image areas, for desktop, tablet and mobile views

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Colour me bad(ly)

A basic guide to what colour references to use and where, to avoid misunderstandings and, more importantly, unexpected results

Award-winning web designers Aubergine
We are the champions! Proud winners of The National Digital Awards 2017

Proud to say we are National Digital Award Champions 2017. Take a look...

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Browser response codes and what they mean

Gain knowledge of the most common errors that occur when loading a web browser and the meaning of browser response codes

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Be a better searcher: Google Search Operators

Be a pro at searching on Google. Know the rules and make your search more specific with these top tips...

Your Wordpress website will soon need an SSL
Your WordPress website will soon need an SSL certificate

Using Wordpress? Quick heads-up, it's time to get SSL certified, here are the main reasons why...

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Using images on your website & social media posts – ‘royalty free’ means free, right?

A picture speaks a thousand words. However, if the picture isn’t yours, the only words it’ll be saying are ‘theft’ or even ‘legal action’. Find out the best ways to avoid being a digital criminal...

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Why your business needs brand guidelines

It's all about keeping it consistent & communicating your brand in the best way possible...

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What is Google Search Console?

Here are our top 5 reasons why anyone who has a business website should use Google's Search Console

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Does Google hate your new website?

You've launched your new website, but two weeks later, you log into Google Analytics and find that your visitors from search engines - especially Google - have dropped by 50%. Where did it all go wrong?

Stop using WordPress tags – they aren’t what you think

Most people usingWordPress think that tags are the secret to search engine optimisation. Instead they're making it worse

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So you think you know who uses Facebook?

Everyone uses Facebook, don't they? Or do they...

Award winning website designers of Leighton Buzzard
We’re Gold & Silver Digital Award winners!

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that in the MK Digital Awards we've scooped both a Gold award in the Lifestyle & Culture category and Silver award across all 12 categories