If you’re using a WordPress theme for your website you may be using the ‘tagline’ as a title to tell people what your site is about. Its located in ‘general settings’ and the majority of themes use this. It can be useful to summarize your blog and will often contain some of your site’s keywords. Continue reading
I have quite a few websites and blogs of my own or that I have done for others and am always trying to think up new ideas for my next project. One thing always seems to be a stumbling block that I spend a lot of time trying to get other – choosing the best domain name…
Choosing the web host, site design, content management system amongst many things are also very important choices, but all of those can be changed down the line without too much fuss, whereas rebranding a site and changing its domain name although technically not difficult is nearly always something that would be best to avoid. Getting it right first time therefore is pretty important, but very difficult when the project is in its junior stages and hasn’t necessarily developed much of a ‘personality’. Continue reading
Someone recently asked me to add some testimonials to their website. They had a collection of quotes from their customers and wanted one to be displayed on each page at random. Although this post it titled how to show random ‘quotes’ in WordPress the concept can be applied to pretty much anything and is not limited to quotes. It also not limited to WordPress as we’re just going to be using some simple PHP.
When buying a car, a house, a service or a computer there are certain questions you may wish to ask to check that the product you are going to get will be of a high standard or to check that your service provider knows what they are talking about. Continue reading
As well as webgrafter.com being a web development resource and tutorials site we also provide web design services…
Due to the nature of the modern communications and particularly the internet these services are of course available globally. However, if you are in the Cheltenham area or the wider area of the Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds and are looking for a local web wesigner or web design team that you can meet with in person, touch, see and smell then we are here! Continue reading
We’re going to display a different image depending on the current date. We might want to do this if say we want to have our standard header image change to a different header image for Christmas, another one for valentines day and maybe another one for weekends. Continue reading
Last week we helped launch yingguo.co.uk. ‘Yingguo’ or ‘英国’ in Chinese characters means Britain. The site is intended to be a source of information for Chinese people in the UK. The primary language of the site is Chinese (simplified) although there will be the occasional English language entry. Continue reading
In this short tutorial we’ll look at how you can use border-radius to draw a simple circle.
This article will look at discerning whether a website that has been built by a ‘web designer’ is worthy of the price that was paid for it or whether the designer may have overcharged for something that is of a low value. Continue reading