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Autoscaling for SafeHaven

Autoscaling for SafeHaven

By lisa, 15.05.18

The newly relaunched SafeHaven.com is already picking up traffic - and so needed some AWS magic! We recently built a new site for Safe Haven to replace the previous site on the domain with a modern day CMS that our client can quickly and easily update. The site specialises in news…

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Hootsuite API hookup for ModQ

Hootsuite API hookup for ModQ

By lisa, 9.05.18

We recently got accepted onto the Hootsuite Developer Platform with our content gathering tool ModQ. ModQ lets you easily collect images, video and text from your team, volunteers or public audience so that you can broadcast fresh, relevant content. You can post directly to social networks from the tool but as Hootsuite…

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Load testing - our new favourite thing

Load testing - our new favourite thing

By lisa, 30.04.18

Last year a client needed some load testing done on their site before a big server migration. This means testing if the new server is up to the job of receiving the expected traffic levels - and adjusting it before you go live if it isn't, so it doesn't fall over and…

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Video ad platform goes live for OilPrice.com

Video ad platform goes live for OilPrice.com

By lisa, 24.04.18

Our client OilPrice.com have been looking for a while for a video ad platform. They've spoken to a few companies and had trials - but the costs are often pretty huge. So we stepped in and made them their own - in just a few hours. The videos themselves are called from Vimeo.com…

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Is WordPress editor jumping down slightly when you click?

Is WordPress editor jumping down slightly when you click?

By lisa, 17.04.18

Recently we've encountered a small but very irritating glitch in the WordPress editor whereby the content editor will jump down by a line when clicking in the text area. After a bit of investigation we discovered this can be solved by disabling the "Enable full-height editor and distraction-free functionality" checkbox…

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An AWSome day of learning

An AWSome day of learning

By lisa, 11.04.18

Our developer Craig recently took part in the AWSome Day where AWS tell you all about their cloud hosting offerings. (AWSome... do you see what they did there?!) We've got a few clients on AWS as we've been working with Amazon's hosting for a few years now, so this webinar…

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Cleaning a mailing list for GDPR

Cleaning a mailing list for GDPR

By lisa, 5.04.18

We’re helping a couple of clients at the moment clean their mailing lists ahead of GDPR. By this I mean if any of their subscribers didn’t double opt-in, or didn’t sign up inline with the consent rules of GDPR, then they need to be asked to rejoin. For one client,…

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18a welcome Harriet to the team

18a welcome Harriet to the team

By lisa, 29.03.18

Hello all! My name is Harriet and I’m the newbie here at 18a working as a marketing and communications apprentice. I’ve just entered my 5th working week now and what a whirlwind it’s been! Lots to be learned. Having already done A-levels, a foundation degree and a university degree in Photography, I…

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Senior full-stack developer role, near Weston-Super-Mare

Senior full-stack developer role, near Weston-Super-Mare

By lisa, 19.01.18

Are you an experienced PHP/full-stack developer looking for a change in 2018? We're looking for someone, full or part time, with experience in the following areas - to take a key role with our busy client list of International brands and digital starts ups. - PHP- SQL- HTML5- CSS3- JavaScript /…

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