How easy to use is your CMS

You wouldn’t believe how often we get a phone call from a new customer asking “can you please change something on my website”. The first question we ask is “what Content Management System do you use?”. Majority of them come back saying “It’s WordPress”. WordPress is by far most easy CMS we know. It’s still … Continue reading "How easy to use is your CMS"

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!"

WordCamp Auckland 2017: This Weekend!

FutureLab are excited to announce that WordCamp Auckland 2017 is happening this weekend! The 2-day conference (costing just $50 in total thanks to some amazing sponsors!) will cover a variety of WordPress topics and discussions, with some great speakers from New Zealand and overseas. Whether you’re a WordPress developer, designer, or someone who uses WordPress … Continue reading "WordCamp Auckland 2017: This Weekend!"

My budget is… what can I get?

We work with clients and businesses from a range of backgrounds – start-ups with minimal budgets (start-ups with plenty of budget too), established businesses looking to push their online markets, high-level brands looking for one-off custom work for a competition or marketing campaign. And everyone in between, from Auckland to Christchurch and overseas as well. … Continue reading "My budget is… what can I get?"

Introducing the Q Card Payment Gateway Plugin

Q Card Payment Gateway – Connect Directly to the Q Card API from your Online Store The team at FutureLab have developed a custom plugin that connects to the new Q Card API from your online store. That means you can now offer your customers another way to pay online, without needing to pay merchant … Continue reading "Introducing the Q Card Payment Gateway Plugin"

The birds and the bees… website edition

Did you ever wonder how your website comes into being? The process that goes on behind the scenes or how it moves from design, to development, and hops onto your website domain? Presenting… the birds and the bees… WEBSITE EDITION

Patching the Security of your Website

Behind the scenes of your website, and indeed the entire online world, a battle is constantly raging. It’s not the kind of battle you see in the movies. There’s no blood, guns, or violence. But there are soldiers, weapons of mass destruction, and grisly battle scenes.