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What is Custom Web Development

By Ralf Klis, FutureLab’s owner and technical leader.This post was originally published on LinkedIn. I work in an industry bursting with various options and solutions. There are hundreds of web development companies out there, providing thousands of solutions. From customising Wix websites, building entire CMS from scratch, WordPress, Magento, Umbraco – the list goes on … Continue reading "What is Custom Web Development"

Differences Between Open Source & Closed Source Website Software

You are in need of a new website. Should you go with an open source or closed source software option for it? Sometimes it’s not a clear cut decision, with pros and cons for choosing either solution. Today we’re going to explain the differences between an open and closed source website to help you decide … Continue reading "Differences Between Open Source & Closed Source Website Software"

5 Reasons Why Updating Your Website Plugins Is Crucial

If you’re not regularly updating your website plugins, be they from WordPress, Joomla! or Magento, you’ve potentially got a big problem. In fact, we’d go as far as saying it could be a disaster waiting in the wings for your website. Today we’re going to discuss the importance of updating your website plugins. Importance of … Continue reading "5 Reasons Why Updating Your Website Plugins Is Crucial"

Importance of Having a High-Quality Website for Your Business

Never underestimate the power of a high-quality website! Gone are the days where potential customers were happy to do business with a company offline alone. Nowadays customers expect a business’ website to provide an excellent experience in the areas of appearance, ease of navigation and information provided. Never before has it been as vital that … Continue reading "Importance of Having a High-Quality Website for Your Business"

What is Web Accessibility & Why Does it Matter?

You’ve likely got a clear picture of the type of audience you want to attract to your website. But what if the idea customer arrived ready to purchase, but was unable to use your website? Web accessibility is about making sure that the information on your website can be accessed by everyone. One of the … Continue reading "What is Web Accessibility & Why Does it Matter?"

What is a Landing Page & Why You Need One

If you’ve ever wondered what a landing page is and whether your website needs one, you’re not alone. There are plenty of discussions around the planning, designing and using landing pages online, both in blogs and on social media. Answers vary from a landing page being your site’s home page, right through to a page … Continue reading "What is a Landing Page & Why You Need One"

Hiring a Web Development Company? Read This First!

You’re considering hiring a web development company to custom build you a website. A one-size-fits-all solution simply won’t meet your business’ needs. You a team who understand the ins and outs of web development and can transform your visions into reality. For that, it’s essential you do your due diligence on your potential candidates first. … Continue reading "Hiring a Web Development Company? Read This First!"

SSL Certificate: What Is It & Do I Need One?

We discuss what an SSL certificate is, how it works and the reasons why having a valid SSL certificate for your website is an essential part of doing business online today.