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We are hiring: full stack developer

We are hiring: full stack developer

By lisa, 7.06.21

We're looking for an experienced PHP developer to join our highly effective team. We're problem solvers, with clients depending on us - some of them for over a decade - to help them with great ideas and solutions to their technical challenges. We've got clients all over the world, across…

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OPC Markets Launch

OPC Markets Launch

By lisa, 6.04.21

We've been  busy helping our client OilPrice.com with the launch of their new trading platform. Made in conjunction with FTSE 250 company owned Markets.com, OPCMarkets is a new way to trade oil, gas, energy and much more, as it lets you buy and sell over 2200 instruments. Whilst markets.com is…

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Video heros: the order of the day

Video heros: the order of the day

By lisa, 23.03.21

We recently had 3 clients - within the space of a few days - ask us for video heros on their home page. We do a lot of jobs for a lot of clients every week, but it stood out a bit that 3 were asking us for exactly the…

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Create Health rebrand

Create Health rebrand

By lisa, 12.03.21

Our lovely friends over at Create Health have unveiled their beautiful new brand, and we were thrilled to be involved. WordPress developer Jon built their WordPress site for them a while ago and their creative team gave us some new designs that called for a deep cosmetic overhaul, without changing the…

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Shopify website for Mahi Naturals

Shopify website for Mahi Naturals

By lisa, 20.02.21

We built Mahi Natural's first website 10 years ago, and it was time for a refresh! When we originally built the site in 2011 we did so using OpenCart, and it's served them well for the last decade. However, there were a few upgrades we'd been recommending, and a few…

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New sales tool for Chris Pye, Master Woodcarver

New sales tool for Chris Pye, Master Woodcarver

By lisa, 20.01.21

A hobby can become a problem when you run out of room for your creations. This was exactly the problem our client, Chris Pye was facing. Woodcarving is his passion as well as his profession and not having anywhere to store the work he does for himself alongside his commissions…

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Last orders for Christmas 2020

Last orders for Christmas 2020

By lisa, 11.12.20

It's been a crazy year for the world, but we've been very fortunate at 18a that we've kept busy. As it's been such a busy time, we're all looking forward to a well earned rest over Christmas! We'll be closing at 5:30pm on Wednesday 23rd December, and re-opening at 9am on…

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New brand and new website for Beyond The Bean

New brand and new website for Beyond The Bean

By lisa, 5.12.20

We were flattered to be amongst the very few who got a sneaky peak at Beyond The Bean's exciting new branding earlier this year so that we could design and build their new website around it. Our friends at Carruthers Tanner transformed their brand, which as well as featuring a very clever…

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How a Bake Off led to .HEIC and .WEBP support

How a Bake Off led to .HEIC and .WEBP support

By lisa, 4.12.20

This week we had an 18a Bake Off! We can't have our usual Christmas Party so we're going to try to do a few Christmassy things via Zoom - and we started with everyone needing to bake something on the theme of a "Snowman". My son was our judge -…

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