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The new Californian law that affects the entire internet

The state of California has passed a new data privacy law. You might think that as the manager of a UK/European business you are not affected. Unfortunately, reading the small print shows that there’s a chance your business will feel the implications if it’s over a certain size – and looking to the future, it’s … Continue reading The new Californian law that affects the entire internet

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The 15 craziest domain suffixes

Thinking of creating a new website? Want something a bit more eyecatching than .co.uk or .com? We explore some of your options…

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Google’s “mobile-first indexing” explained

Had an email from Google saying “mobile-first indexing has been enabled”? Find out what this is and improve the performance of your site with some quick changes.

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Who’s behind the mask? Domain ownership and GDPR

We explain why hiding domain owner data is bad for website management and security

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What GDPR means for your domain registration

GDPR will make it a lot more difficult to manage your domain registration. We explain why…

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What links Meghan Markle to pangolins and Pink?

Here we take a look at the top 10 most searched topics on Google and your surfing habits last year…

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Branding the intangible

Branding the intangible

How the rise of cryptocurrencies proves the value of graphic design and branding

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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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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

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Google to demote sites that use popups on mobile

Google recently announced that, as of January 2017, they’ll start to demote sites in mobile search results that use popups, overlays and interstitials

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Twitter increase character limit for tweets

Twitter’s character limit increased. Slightly.

Images, other people’s tweets you’re quoting or retweeting, URLs and links, GIFs, video and other media content will no longer count towards the 144 character limit

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Google Chrome now shows warning for all non-secure sites

In the latest version of Google’s Chrome browser (v53), website visitors are now explicitly warned if the website they’re visiting isn’t secured by an SSL certificate

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Team Aubergine of Leighton Buzzard

Team Aubergine complete 12-mile Tough Mudder challenge

After 6 months of training that included long-distance running, weight training and an unatural amount of practice on the monkey bars in the local park in Leighton Buzzard, Sunday 25th September saw #TeamAubergine successfully complete their Tough Mudder challenge.

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Team Aubergine of Leighton Buzzard

Team Aubergine Tough Mudder training update

We’re ready as we’ll ever be. Well, as ready as anyone can be to take on a 12 mile, 28 obstacle assault course!

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Proof Google prefers https SSL websites

Evidence proves Google prefers https over non-SSL sites

We’re now seeing 30% (and rising) of all page 1 search results have an https URL

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top 10 typical social media mistakes part 2

Avoid basic social media & website mistakes part 2

We conclude the article with the remaining five basic social media & website mistakes, finishing at no.1 and the reason for writing the post having borne witness to countless small businesses make these fundamental errors needlessly.

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Top 10 typical social media and website mistakes part 1

Avoid basic social media & website mistakes part 1

We highlight the all-too common mistakes businesses make when embarking on their social media marketing campaign and provide some basic tips to avoid falling foul of these errors

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