News & Articles

News, views, and articles from a freelance web designer in Horsham, West Sussex. I publish an article every month and there is an RSS feed if you want to subscribe with, for example, an RSS reader like Feedly.

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    Make your Website Faster. Trust me. Just do it!

    There are lots of reasons why it's a great idea to make your website faster. If you don't, it's probably losing you money! Here's what you can do.

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    Easy Website Backups

    It's important to have a website backup plan. And a process that makes it easy to create a backup. User errors, website hacks, or website updates that cause problems can be easily reversed if there is a backup in place. It's a bit like website insurance.

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    A Demo Site. All About Me

    I wanted to learn new methods and code tips a few months ago. So, I've built a demo site that's all about me!

  • Screenshot of CK Energy website on MacBook Pro

    A new site for CK Energy

    I customised a WordPress theme to give CK Energy a modern website with a large home page image and a prominent call-to-action

  • Clive Walker working on my own site

    Making it easy to update your site

    If you have the right website system, it's quick and easy to update your website. Want to know more? Read on.

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    Latest work: Rosebank House website

    A clean and modern website redesign for Rosebank House, which provides bed and breakfast accommodation in Porlock, Somerset.

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    Website Health Check

    I run three tests on the site. They will tell you what's working well and highlight potential problems. The tests will give you a thorough overview of the site. It's a health check.

  • Oakfield Gallery website screenshots

    Case Study: A new website for Oakfield Gallery

    The Oakfield Gallery website was launched in February 2017. Designed by Liz Elcoate. Web development by Clive Walker.

  • Christmas is here!

    It's been a very busy few months over the last quarter. There's been Horsham Coworking. And a host of website projects including redevelopment of Classic Bags. So, I'm looking forward to a few days holiday over Xmas and New Year!

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    Case Study: An online shop for Classic Bags

    This project was redevelopment of the Classic Bags website to make the site mobile device friendly.

  • Two laptops side by side

    A new coworking space for Horsham

    I have had an ambition for several years to start a coworking space in Horsham. And, in the last two weeks, that’s come true!

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    What Are AMP Pages and Why Do I Need Them?

    The Google Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project is an open-source initiative to provide faster mobile web browsing. The project was announced by Google in October last year. Why do I need it, and what should I do?

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