WooCommerce vs Magento – Whats Right for My Business?

When it comes to eCommerce, WooCommerce and Magento are two of the common heavyweights in the 'open source' eCommerce market.   In fact, they are the most common platforms we get asked about.  There are key factors that help you decide which is right for you - so we thought why not share them with you if you're considering the pros and cons of WooCommerce vs Magento. Bespoke design vs Theme & Template website design This is a whole discussion in it's own right - but I wanted to quickly cover what this means.  With a bespoke design, the visual aspect of the...

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BigCommerce vs WooCommerce: Everything You Need to Know

Last year global eCommerce sales amounted to nearly 3.5 trillion dollars! With statistics like this, it’s no surprise that people are turning to the online world to expand their businesses and sell their products. In fact, Bizain found that traditional brick and mortar retail stores’ footfall is declining by 15% year-on-year.If you’re hoping to take your business online in 2020 there are lots of different eCommerce solutions to choose from. To help you decide which platform is the best fit for your business we’re going to be sharing a series of blog posts comparing 4 popular solutions: Big Commerce,...

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WordPress & Magento Website Security Checks – why are they important?

Providing our clients with fantastic websites is just one part of the value we add into a business - just like your body, a website needs regular health-checks, maintenance and a cuddle here and there!   That's why we offer all of our clients a website security check every month. We have a client that came to us with over 20 websites - Wordpress, Magento, CMS Made Simple and there may even be WooCommerce in the mix somewhere too.  We build one of the sites a few years ago but the other sites were done by a range of agencies and freelancers...

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Customer Feedback – Kaya Responsible Travel

In December, we were really lucky to be awarded the contract to provide Kaya Responsible Travel, working  alongside their design agency, TripSix by providing wordpress development services.    Though the team have been working with other agencies for some nine years now, it's the first new agency we've partnered with for some time, so we were really excited about the work. Who are Kaya travel?Kaya Responsible Travel is a Manchester-based volunteer travel organisation that works with community development and environmental initiatives in 27 countries around Asia, Africa and Latin America.  They have a focus on ethical volunteer and internship placement have made them...

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Top 5 WordPress plugins for any business

We're going to share a little secret with you - when we are doing a Wordpress website design, there are five plug-ins we always install.   They ensure that a site runs quickly, smoothly and reduces the chances of any attacks or security compromises.We asked Javed to run through our Top 5 Wordpress plugins - they are easy to install, and if you need any help, you know where we are - just give us a call. Wordfence Security Security of you're website is imperative, whether it's a standard or eCommerce website. With WordPress being the most popular and worldwide used CMS it without doubt attracts...

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