Online shopping in the UK has been increasing steadily year on year for the last decade and a half. According to the Office for National Statistics, online sales accounted for more than 25% of all UK retail sales in 2020 – compared with less than 3% in 2006.
Essential Website Maintenance: Is Your Website Getting the Care it Needs?
If you were asked to name the most valuable assets in your business, what would they be? Key staff, premises and essential equipment would almost certainly feature, but what about your website? Because it’s a virtual asset, as long as it’s working as it should, it’s easy to take the vital role it plays for granted.
What kind of businesses spring to mind when you think about online sales? It will most likely be business to consumer retailers, using the internet to sell their products directly to customers. Certainly, most retailers will have an e-shop, using it either to sell exclusively online or perhaps to complement a physical store.
Choosing a Payment Gateway: 7 Essential Considerations
In the pre-internet world, paying for a product or service wasn’t always as easy as it is today. Customers would have to either visit the business in person, mail a cheque, make a bank transfer or pay over the phone using a credit or debit card.
Use srcset to display images correctly on your website automatically – however they’re viewed.
You’ll want your website to display the best quality images possible. But this doesn’t mean loading the biggest images you have and expecting them to suit all browsers.
A significant number of important transactions happen over the internet these days. While an increasingly connected world makes life easier, it also poses a great risk as we expose sensitive data to hackers and other cybercriminals online. Hackers follow the path of least resistance to their targets, which leads to users with self-managed simple factor passwords. Reports indicate an increase in the number of data breaches involving weak or stolen passwords in the last few years.
Brand identity and a new responsive website
Reading-based flat roofing specialists ‘Rooftek Advance’ asked us to create a new brand identity for their business, and to design and build a new corporate website