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Ten ways to keep WordPress secure

Posted by Andy Reading on 22 July 2016

WordPress has an undeserved reputation for being insecure. This may have been a fair assessment in its infancy, but it is now a mature CMS, well maintained, and running more websites than any other. The quality and security of a …

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Get new customers through your digital door with Google AdWords

Posted by Jonathan Moss on 27 November 2015

There are many different ways to attract people to your website: social media, email marketing, and search engine optimisation – as well as traditional offline methods such as printing your web address on carrier bags, business cards or promotional mugs. …

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CKAN and WordPress Integration

Posted by Andy Reading on 27 March 2015

We’ve just launched York Open Data, built on two open source platforms, CKAN and WordPress. At first glance, CKAN and WordPress integration seemed like a complex task but it needn’t be. Our content management system of choice is WordPress. Armed with a portfolio …

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Opening Up Data

Posted by Richard Lane on 24 March 2015

Over the past few months we’ve been working with the City of York Council Business Intelligence Hub on a new Open Data platform for York. This website will act as a repository for publicly available data on almost any aspect …

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Responsive Design for Ecommerce: Boxing Day 2013’s Mobile Sales Prove the Value

Posted by Jim Semlyen on 5 March 2014

We asked local journalist Pete Wise to investigate the impact of mobile devices on e-commerce over Christmas Day 2013. Are buying habits changing, what’s the long term trend and with more consumers shopping online with mobile devices, what should websites be doing differently?

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