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Chris is the owner of Light Bulb Web Design in Carlisle, and has a general interest in anything web design, IT or technology related!

Why we don't put a link to our own website on your website...

Should website designers put back links in your footer?
If you take a look around the Internet and visit a few websites for local companies, you are likely to find a link at the bottom of every page to the company who designed that website. That may seem a lovely idea, a nice way to promote the web design company who created your website, which is true - in fact once this year I have been asked to speci...
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I'm getting a friend to do it...

Is getting your friend to design your website a good idea?
​This is a comment we come across on occasion, usually after someone has been in touch and asked us for a price to design their new website. There's not really any way to respond except for being polite and saying ' No problem, thanks for letting us know .'. However, whilst we are probably going to come across as biased given website...
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We're excited, but it's probably not exciting for you!

Website hosting upgrade
Over a year ago, we took the decision to move away from using a shared hosting platform, where the performance of our websites was affected by any other client of our hosting provider whose website may have been residing on the same shared platform as ours. After much research, we had our own cloud/virtual server built, by a company who specia...
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Attention to detail and focused web design

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Websites are primarily visual, they get looked at by most visitors - and for those who need screen readers to help them out, the way pages are put together and handled for visually impaired visitors is just as important. One of the things I notice personally when looking at any website is the general layout and aesthetics of a page and areas within...
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Why I prefer multi-page website layouts

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The website visitor experience ​Imagine a website providing details of the services offered by a company - maybe they have 5 main services, A, B, C, D and E as simple examples. There are two main ways to consider how to create a suitable website structure so that each of these services can be presented and described on the website: 1) A single page...
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