Blog

I enjoy keeping right up-to-date with all things design, development and marketing related. I also like to share latest news and client success stories. All of which you can find over on my blog page.

  • Google Maps pay-as-you-go billing starting June 11

    Edit: Google have moved the effective date of the new pricing, and the $200 free monthly credit, to July 16th. Google is launching the new Maps, Routes and Places functionality on June 11th. To provide you with...

  • Freelance Retainer

    I love building great websites for my clients but just as important to me is making sure those websites continue to function and prosper. It’s a bit like hiring a landscaper to build you...

  • New jQuery & PHP Contact Form

    After four years of busy developing I’ve finally had some time to modernise EasyForm – my own jQuery and PHP contact form. Last updated in 2014 the latest update brings all the code up...

  • Responsive Mobile Menu

    It’s been awhile since the last mobile menu I put together so I thought I’d put another one together that might be of interest for anyone to use. See the Pen Responsive Mobile Menu...

  • Data Label on WordPress Navigation

    Hey guys, I thought this might be of interest – nothing more than a code dump. If you have any questions or suggestions please leave a comment below! This code snippet allows you to...

  • Meet Eko, the Fimo Clay Python Twitter bot

    Eko is a wireless, battery powered, 8-inch Twitter robot who can read out any tweet that contains the hashtag ekobot. Tweet Ekobot This is an idea that I instantly fell in love with when...

  • Are you a designer/developer? I need your help!

    Hi guys, Settled into the New Year yet? Yes? Great! No? I don’t blame you! With the new year comes the resolutions. I’m a big believer of setting goals and trying to achieve them,...

  • How to become a Front-End Web Developer

    So you want to become a Front-End Web Developer? Great! It’s a fantastic job with many hurdles but just as many rewards. So what skills/knowledge would set you up nicely for the job? Front-End Web...

  • Timelapse of Not Greedy Website Development

    Ever wonder what happens when a web designer/developer gets hold of a Polaroid Cube+ during work for a client? A pretty neat little timelapse video happens that’s what! If you can bare the ‘odd’ music selection...

  • WordPress 4.4 – Clifford

    Usually I’m not one to share WordPress news, mainly because it’s often widely reported before I get there. But I needed an excuse to test out the new WordPress 4.4 updates of course! You...

  • All-In-One Analytic Tool – Hotjar

    Hotjar is a new and easy way to truly understand your web and mobile site visitors

  • Perks of the job

    It's important that in any field of work you're currently in, you find positives to feel good about. Whether those positives are tucking away on the amazing BBQ Pulled Pork Burritos from the local...