Freelancer Interview: Pete Clark – Freelance web designer

Who are you? That should be an easy starter question right? But at the risk of getting too deep too quickly this is something I’ve given a great deal of thought to recently. About a year ago I realised I was maintaining different versions of ‘who I was’ for different groups of people. There was […]

Reasons to avoid ‘nulled’ or unlicensed WordPress plugins

WordPress is an amazing system with thousands of hours of development behind it, backed up with hundreds of free and commercial plugins to add features, make it easier to use and even turn it into a forum or online shop. A common model is ‘freemium’ where you get a cut down version for free and […]

“The Social Dilemma” and healthier social networking

There’s a new documentary on Netflix called “The Social Dilemma” and as they describe it: This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations. There’s a basic story about a family struggling with phone addiction, but the meat of this for me is […]

WooCommerce: Adding single page ordering & pickup slots

We recently built a WooCommerce website for Cluck Brothers chicken rotisserie, and they had some interesting requirements. Pickup Slots As the business is a mobile food truck selling freshly cooked chickens, the usual delivery options were not suitable. A blanked ‘store pickup’ option wouldn’t fit either, for two reasons. Firstly during times of social distancing the business […]

Andy’s Man Club – It’s OK To Talk

Andy’s Man Club started off as a small group of men meeting to talk in Halifax, in the North of the UK. It’s since grown to be a countrywide network of 28 men’s groups. Andy Roberts was loving and doting father, son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. He was an all round top guy, […]

“BeMoreUs” from the Campaign To End Loneliness

I spotted a billboard for somethin called “Be More Us” over the weekend which looked interesting. It mentioned spending less time staring at our phones and more time talking to each other. Be More Us was launched in 2018 by the charity Campaign to End Loneliness. The Campaign to End Loneliness was founded in 2011, […]