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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 at the…

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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…

TerminalFour programmable layouts

TerminalFour programmable layouts The following article assumes you are an existing power user or administrator of T4 and have access to their community extranet site. It gives an overview of what programmable layouts…

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When you can’t find your webpages in Google search

Sometimes, a webpage you’ve just created doesn’t show up in the results when you search for it via Google. There are many reasons as to why this may be the case, but a potential quick fix is Google Search Console…

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WordPress user roles

There are five user roles in WordPress with different levels of access. Depending on the user, you may not want to give them full access to your blog. Read about the different abilities of each user so that you can…

How to start an email newsletter

What is the best method to keep your loyal customers or fans informed with your latest activity? Most people will answer this with Facebook or Twitter, but these solutions are now so popular your content will quickly…

Key Google Analytics terms explained

In a previous post I wrote about how Google Analytics is invaluable for helping the digital communications team monitor activity on the University’s website. While there are many advantages, if you’re new to the…

An introduction to Google Analytics

Over the last few months, the digital communications team have been redesigning areas of the website, such as the newly designed postgraduate taught pages and in the past, the homepage. When making such changes, it is…