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Large site migrations for Cosy Club and The Lounges

Large site migrations for Cosy Club and The Lounges

By lisa, 21.02.20

We are delighted to welcome Cosy Club and The Lounges to the 18a fold this year as they've asked us to help them with their websites. Last year we designed and built their corporate site - Loungers - with a 2 week turn and so are delighted to be able to work with 2 of…

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Safari and Chrome Connection Issues on iPhone with http/2 via AWS Load Balancer

Safari and Chrome Connection Issues on iPhone with http/2 via AWS Load Balancer

By tom, 13.02.20

If you are having problems getting Safari and Chrome on iOS to connect to your site and you're using an AWS Application Load balancer, you might want to check if you have http/2 enabled on the load balancer. If you do, and you're using Apache, try adding the following line to your…

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Internet Safety Day 2020: Our top tips for staying safe online

Internet Safety Day 2020: Our top tips for staying safe online

By lisa, 11.02.20

February 11th is Safer Internet Day 2020, with the UK Safer Internet Centre celebrating the role the Internet plays in our daily lives whilst reminding us all to be careful how we use it. So here at 18a we thought we’d bestow some of our own personal top tips for staying…

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Introducing the CropFarmer Partner Program

Introducing the CropFarmer Partner Program

By lisa, 3.02.20

CropFarmer is the award winning budgetting tool that we've made to help farmers keep an eye on their bottom line.   The judges of the 2019 AgriDen Innovation competition loved CropFarmer.app and were very excited about what it can do to help small farmers all over the world. We recently…

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Minimal Viable Product: How low can you go?

Minimal Viable Product: How low can you go?

By lisa, 1.02.20

If you're a start up looking to test the waters in your market, then you need to think hard about your Minimal Viable Product. A Minimal Viable Product - or MVP - is a term to describe how you can get an idea to market with as little work, and…

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CropFarmer named runner up in AgriTech innovation competition

CropFarmer named runner up in AgriTech innovation competition

By lisa, 27.01.20

It was all a bit of a whirlwind but we are incredibly proud to announce that CropFarmer was announced as the runner up in Agri Innovation Den 2019! We (Tom and Lisa) planned our presentation and went along to the Dragon's Den style pitch at agritech inncubation centre Farm 491, aware we…

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How will Google do away with third party cookies?

How will Google do away with third party cookies?

By lisa, 22.01.20

The infamous "cookies" we all see a message about everytime we visit a website are small snippets of text that are stored on your browser in order to tell websites something about an action you've taken online. Websites need these for knowing when you've added something to your basket, or…

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Email newsletter deliverability: the results are in

Email newsletter deliverability: the results are in

By lisa, 20.01.20

Email marketing is a vital tool businesses and organisations use to promote products or services - and in more recent times, develop crucial relationships between a brand and it's customers. Deliverability - how likely it is that your email will actually get infront of each subscriber to your mailing list and not…

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A fresh look for Woodcarving Workshops

A fresh look for Woodcarving Workshops

By lisa, 15.01.20

When we launched a new site for Chris Pye and Carrie Camann back in 2016, the brief was to keep the design familiar to their existing users. The new video based e-learning site, built on CodeIgniter to replace their previous Umbraco site, stuck to the previous colour palette and certain design…

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