These days, it takes only moments before you can be scrolling through the thousands of options in the market of ‘free website building’. You can take your pick out of the many customizable layouts at your fingertips, and upgrade to a small paid service if needs must. I mean, what’s the difference between a freebie and a paid for and developed website? Nothing except the money that does, or doesn’t change hands, right? Ho ho. The fact is, the ‘free website fad’, is not necessarily all its cracked
Have you seen Breakthrough Breast cancer’s new campaign? We love it. Not only because it was designed and built by our fabulous designers and developers, or because it is one of the most inspiring charities you can give to – but simply because it solves a problem. A problem, that in a few days, we are all going to have to face up to. One of the age-old problems of Mother’s Day is expense, and your mother standing there and saying: ‘Oh no, don’t worry this year love!
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Q: Is it possible to have a bespoke content management system? A: Yes. We developed one in-house: MAXXlinx. We know there are hundreds of content management systems (CMS) available on the market today, but unless you come from a technical background, some can be difficult to use. Several clients asked us whether a web CMS system existed that was as simple to use as Microsoft Word. We couldn’t find anything that was easy to use and customisable, so we developed our own. Our web CMS, MAXXlinx, allows