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Category: FAQs & Tips

Here is some advice to help you plan your website. For more information on working with Applegreen Websites, see our Terms & Conditions page. Or you can sign up for quarterly updates and tips. Material relating to WordPress how now moved to its own section, Wordpress Tips.

Website accessibility is good for everyone

Published: 11 May, 2018

Website accessibility matters a log. In the UK, 1 in 5 people have a disability. Their problems may be visual (blindness, colourblindness), auditory, motor or cognitive (dyslexia, ADHD, autism). They may have speech problems or seizures relating to flashing lights. See the government’s website for a range of disabilities that can affect website users. Additionally, all users will have different…   Read More >

Writing your website’s privacy policy

Published: 11 May, 2018

Your website’s privacy policy comes under GDPR, which stands for the General Data Protection Regulation. The regulation became enforcible on 25th May 2018 and has implications for all website owners. In brief, every website must have a page setting out their organisation’s privacy policy. This page must feature prominently on their website. The penalties for non-compliance are reportedly astronomical. However,…   Read More >

Website design tips

Published: 5 May, 2018

Some people have strong views about website design while others prefer to leave it up to their designer. Ultimately, you need to like what we create so it’s better if we work together! Let’s break down the concept of website design into smaller chunks so we can deal with each one. Some generalities first. How web differs from print Visitors…   Read More >

WordPress website content management

Published: 11 April, 2018

Below is an explanation of what WordPress website content management means (for instructions go to WordPress instructions). WordPress is both a blogging platform and a content management system (CMS), designed for easy editing by people who have no training in coding. About WordPress WordPress started life a blogging site for professional writers to promote themselves. Its popularity led to its…   Read More >

Websites and social media

Published: 11 April, 2018

Social media are considered increasingly important in the strategy for driving traffic to websites. They come in a bewildering variety, so read on to find out more about websites and social media. What the social media platfoms have in common is the possibility of engaging with your target audience. They provide space for people to post comments and to share…   Read More >

Content: what to put in your website

Published: 5 April, 2018

There are some simple rules for what to put in your website. Put simply, what is obvious to you may not be so to others. Think about the first things a newcomer to your business or organisation is likely to wish to know about it. Of course you should state plainly who you are and what you do, but what…   Read More >