Tag Archive: wordpress

For the average business owner, commissioning a website is often confusing and, sadly, disappointing. In this guide, we will look at several of the key purchasing decisions you need to make when buying a website and help you to make a more informed decision that you’re less likely to regret six months later. Choosing a content management system (CMS) Content management systems allow clients to update their content as and when they want to.…

Today, 27th May 2013, marks the 10th anniversary of WordPress! During this relatively short period of time it’s gone from being a simple blogging tool to a fully fledged content management system. WordPress now powers just over 18% of all websites on the internet (according to W3Techs). This…

Those following the progress of our favourite content management system/blogging platform, WordPress, will no doubt be eagerly anticipating the release of version 3.5. The finished version is scheduled to be unleashed on the internet on December 5th 2012, but we’ve got our hands on it early! We’ve been having a play with the beta version, and can give you a sneaky peek at some of the enhancements that are coming in this release.…

Are you baffled by the thousands of WordPress plug-ins on the market? Not sure which you need? Here are 3 of our current favourites that are simple yet effective to try on your site. Why we love WordPress As you know, we’re big advocates of WordPress, not least because it’s a simple platform to…

We’d like to say a big thank you everyone who came on our second WordPress in a Day course yesterday. A great time was had by all and we received some excellent feedback. If you’re interested in a WordPress training course geared towards the beginner with friendly tutors, great food and free parking, please get in touch today. Our next course dates are: Tuesday 22nd May 2012 Wednesday 20th June 2012 Thursday 19th July 2012 Click here…

We’re big fans of WordPress at Ascendancy. The open source blog/CMS is our tool of choice when building new sites for many of our clients. It’s dead simple for clients to add new content to their own site, and easy to add new functionality, with new third-party plug-ins being created every day. As some of our readers may already know, we started out as an SEO agency, so we’re big on ensuring that our clients’ websites perform well in…