Migrating a WordPress single install to a multisite – direct method

Migrating a WordPress single site install into a WordPress multisite isn’t exactly straightforward, but I’d like to present a method for those of you that are not scared of FTP, SQL queries or dropping some tables. So, if you… Have FTP …

Friday 31 March 2017 | Articles and resources


Web writing basics: frontloading

Frontloading is a writing technique in which the most important, “big-picture” information is provided first, followed by additional details. This post covers how to successfully frontload content to make it easier for online users to understand and scan your writing.

Wednesday 15 March 2017 | Guides


How to use Track Changes in Word

Track Changes is a tool in Microsoft Word which allows you to show any markups, changes or comments made to a document. In this post, I’ll teach you how to use Track Changes to edit Word documents, and how to …

Friday 10 February 2017 | Guides


Testing your website with Google Optimize

A few weeks ago an email from Google popped into my inbox, imploring me to accept an invite to try out Google Optimize. Sadly, as of this writing, Optimize has not yet been released, so I can’t provide a hands-on …

Monday 19 December 2016 | Guides


Spotify and the cloud

We all love to listen to music, whether that be at work or at home. And for most people, Spotify is their go-to app for music streaming. Today, I would like to share with you a helpful tip so you …

Friday 18 November 2016 | Guides


Using the Users Flow report in Google Analytics

One of the most helpful pieces of information you can glean from your website is knowing where users have come from and where they go once they’ve landed on a particular page. While you can use the Source/Medium report to …

Tuesday 15 November 2016 | Guides


How to conduct usability testing

If you’re new to usability testing, you may find my post What is usability testing and why do we do it, useful before diving into the ‘how-to’. While that post looked at the what and why, this post will look …

Monday 24 October 2016 | Guides


Designing an information architecture

In our minds, there are three stages to creating a new website; establishing the site structure, designing how the site will work and its ‘look and feel’ and creating the content to sit on each page. Whilst these three stages are …

Thursday 6 October 2016 | Guides


How to measure website data using a dashboard in Google Analytics

Last week digicomms received a support call asking what was the best way to measure website data. Instead of just providing them with access to Google Analytics and letting them get on with it, we created a dashboard which allowed the …

Tuesday 4 October 2016 | Guides


What’s the difference between bounce rate and exit rate in Google Analytics?

There are two metrics in Google Analytics that can cause some confusion: bounce rate and exit rate. Both are concerned with the action of a user leaving a site, so why are they two different things? This post outlines the …

Friday 2 September 2016 | Guides