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One Year on and Still Standing

One Year on and Still Standing

Chris Fickling Design is one year old today - it also marks one year of working at a stand-up desk...

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Is 2015 the year of The Grid?

Is 2015 the year of The Grid?

The Grid is generating quite a buzz at the moment - harnessing artificial intelligence to auto-design your website. Will it prove successful in 2015 and what might it borrow from the past?

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New Website for Advantage Fitness

New Website for Advantage Fitness

Kate Young is passionate about exercise and tennis so it was my job to give her a platform to tell the world about Advantage Fitness…

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Build the Foundations of Your E-Commerce Website

Build the Foundations of Your E-Commerce Website

If you're venturing into e-commerce for the first time, then do some work in advance of commissioning your website that will make the build of your e-commerce website smoother and faster.

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The 10-Point Countdown to Website Success

The 10-Point Countdown to Website Success

Consider these 10 points before you begin to develop your website and you stand more chance of being successful online...

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Get Organised for Social Media

Get Organised for Social Media

Using Google Chrome browser here's a very simple way to organise and share your content with the world in a straightforward manner

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Website Templates - what are they?

Website Templates - what are they?

The difference between website templates that give you a whole site and templates around which a site is built. There are two types of website templates: The one that a developer uses to structure your pages and one that you download as a complete site. Let's go into a little more detail.

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Using a Website Builder - Rocket Science or Child's Play?

Using a Website Builder - Rocket Science or Child's Play?

It might seem odd for a website designer to write an article about website builders but they can be a legitimate way to get your business online - sort of!

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Website Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Website Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Discussion about the way that a website looks and how this is separate from the way it functions on the web and in search engines. Your website might look great and be exactly what you asked for but how do you know if it is any good?

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Magento Local.xml not working?

Magento Local.xml not working?

The Magento local.xml file is incredibly useful but what do you do if it isn't working?

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Posted by Chris Fickling