Web Design FAQs for small service businesses

These web design FAQs will help make your web design project less scary. Modern websites are designed to be used by non technical people. Small service business owners all over Yorkshire maintain their own websites, and you can too. To maintain your own website you’ll have to do a bit of learning, but then you’ll … Read more

User Roles in WordPress keep your site safe

A WordPress website has two main types of content, web pages and blog posts. Pages and posts have many differences, but the differences that matter to us are. The WordPress user roles needed to write pages and posts. And, WordPress automatically organises posts and lists them in categories, it doesn’t do that with pages. By … Read more

Website Problems and Issues You Might Face

First, this is not a list of ways to fix all website problems. When I wrote this post, there were 8.626 free themes and 58.667 free plugins listed on the WordPress website. There are many premium themes and plugins too. Each theme or plugin might encounter many unique problems. This post gives you a general … Read more

Listen to these blog posts

If you’re using Microsoft Edge or Firefox web browser on a PC you can listen to these blog posts, you don’t have to read them. I find it easier to follow the text if the words are read to me at as I read. This post explains how to do it. Some web browsers have … Read more

WordPress Websites

WordPress enables people like you to have their own website, honestly! Web hosting companies want to enable business owners like you to have their own website. Because then you’ll use the web hosting they sell. So they make using WordPress as easy as possible. Nowadays, non techies can run their own website Websites were expensive, … Read more

How much does a WordPress website cost?

And how can you keep the website cost down? Some web designers display a range of fixed website costs. For instance, they could say a two-page website costs £200, a six-page website costs £400 and a fifteen-page website costs £700. They would also give a list of features each site includes. Other than these fixed … Read more

The best WordPress theme for a small service business

My top choices for best WordPress theme are GeneratePress (premium) or Genesis Sample theme (free). I use GeneratePress theme and GenerateBlocks page builder plugin. This gives me all the options most service businesses need, and great tech support too. But GeneratePress is not the easiest theme to use, and it’s not free. If you want … Read more

Writing Website Content

Website content grows and develops over time, but at minimum you should state… who you are what you do who you help why you’re best placed to do the work and how to contact you. This seems like obvious advice but it’s surprising how many websites are vague about what services the business offers. You … Read more