Category: WordPress

7 Reasons Why Large Corporations Use WordPress

In the digital age, the experience visitors receive when seeking content online is what drives the success of most businesses. Big brands know this, and that’s just one of the reasons why large corporations use WordPress as their content management system. W3 Techs have found that 59% of the world’s top one million most visited … Continue reading "7 Reasons Why Large Corporations Use WordPress"

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 … 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"

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?"

Understanding the Differences Between Custom Web Design & Web Development

Not sure what custom web design and web development are? We discuss the differences between these two similar skill sets to help you decide which to use for your web project.

Are you ready for WordPress Gutenberg?

We’re days away from Gutenberg being part of every single WordPress worldwide. Yes, that means over 31% of the internet. So what’s that all fuss about and should you be scared? What is Gutenberg Gutenberg is a new way of editing content in WordPress. The current WordPress editor that you know has been with WordPress … Continue reading "Are you ready for WordPress Gutenberg?"

WordPress Auckland Meetup: WordPress Disasters!

When: Tuesday 12th September Where: GridAKL, 101 Pakenham Street West Why: Meet your local WordPress user group, eat pizza and mingle! The September WordPress Auckland Meetup is coming up soon. This month we are featuring lightning talks on the topic of WordPress “DISASTERS: how I found myself in trouble and how I recovered”. Our speakers … Continue reading "WordPress Auckland Meetup: WordPress Disasters!"