webdesign

  • Building an online shop

    building and online shop

    Add a shop to an existing website or build a new website with an online shop

  • Features and plugins

    Add more functionality to your website.

    027 web maintenanceYou can add additional functionality and integration to your website such as a simple slider or gallery. Maybe even the option to add photos to your website direct from your smart phone. You can add forms or complete surveys to generate user interactivity and collect user details. Add a shop to allow customers to choose and purchase your products online. A forum to offer users the chance to search and discuss various subjects. Ticket system so subscribers can request support and you can reply directly to their questions. Here are some of the top plugin extensions for Joomla. Here are some of the latest featured plugins for WordPress.

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  • Linking APIs

    Linking APIs to your website

    026 uxAPI stands for Applciation Programming Interface and are used to communicate with other services. Sometimes your site need to connect to these services via an API method to send or retrived or certain data. You might use an API to retrived data such as product details, weather information map data, the latest sports results, authentication and profile data from other sites such as Facebook or Twitter. Using an API is a was to ensure that the connection is secure and limited only to those services called with the appropriate API information. By using these API servcies you can pull a lot more up to date onto your site and display information that would be interesting and informative to your viewer. Here are some examples of the top APIs frequently used on website.

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  • Refreshing your website

    website refresh

    CSS style changes and fine tweaking

  • Website security

    Security on your website

    020 web security

    Protect your wesbite and content on your website. Most web hosting option now offer and SSL to encrypt the data viewer in a browser. This helps secure data being transferred but there are a lot more things you can do to improve security even further. 

    Recaptcha on forms with require a secure code to be entered before submitting. This can prevent some bots and hackers.

    Updates your htaccess on CMS website can lock out certain bots. Software can be added to your CMS website to help create and improve this. Some even add firewall to the website and can blokc repeat offenders and hack attempts.

    Use unique and complex passwords for each site you visit and don't repeat them. See our article on password security.

    When running a CMS website, one of the most important things to do is keep the site up to date. Wicko Design can help maintain your websiteand keep it up to date.

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  • What CMS should I use to build my website?

    Choosing the best CMS

    You should consider what you want your website to achive before you choose what CMS to build your website on.