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The differences between WordPress posts and pages

The differences between WordPress posts and pages often causes confusion. In this post I will try to clarify things a little. By default, WordPress comes with two types of content – posts and pages. For many beginners there are no immediately obvious differences between the two. WordPress Posts and Pages Do I need to use […]

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Why you should use WordPress for your website

When it comes to content management systems (CMS) I must admit I am biased. Even though there are several other alternatives out there, not least Joomla and Drupal, it’s WordPress every time for me. I love it so much I’ve built a business from WordPress training! Why choose WordPress? Starting with the very best is […]

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How to remove ‘Proudly Powered by WordPress’ from the new Twenty Twelve theme

Twenty Twelve is now the default theme when WordPress is installed for the first time. As is always the case with the default theme, it has the “Proudly powered by WordPress” credit in the footer. This tends to irritate people and I am often asked if it can be removed. The answer is ‘yes’ it […]

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Pete Davies - singer/songwriter

New website for Pete Davies

Davco Media are delighted to launch a new website for Pete Davies, the Middlesbrough-based singer/songwriter – www.petedaviesmusic.co.uk The site was developed using the ‘Striking’ theme available from Theme Forest and, with the exception of a few minor tweaks, it was completed in only two days. This was largely due to Pete supplying excellent images for […]

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Elegant Themes

Elegant Themes

I am often asked “Which is the best theme for my website?” Now that is an impossible question to answer. However, when it comes to exceptional value for money, Nick Roach at Elegant Themes has an excellent choice. Only 32p per theme Most premium theme sellers, such as Theme Forest and Woo Themes, charge on […]

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UK Cookie Law

UK Cookie Law Compliance

Don’t fall foul of the UK Cookie Law You may have noticed an increasing number of UK based websites displaying a ‘cookie policy’ or ‘privacy policy’ when you land on the home page. The Davco Media website displays a discrete ‘this site uses cookies‘ message. Whilst it doesn’t jump off the page, hopefully you noticed […]

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Why commissioning a custom theme is a bad idea

A large percentage of web designers strongly dislike (I hesitate to say ‘hate’) WordPress. Some spend considerable time telling anyone who will listen that WordPress is ‘badly coded’ or ‘not search engine friendly’ or ‘not secure’. The list keeps on growing. The real chestnut tends to be ‘why would anyone want a template website that […]

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WordPress Training – October date added in London

We have added a new date for our one-day WordPress training course for beginners in London. To meet demand, in addition to Thursday, September 20th, we will be running the course on Wednesday, October 24th. The course fee is only £99 and full details of the training itinerary can be found on our beginners course […]

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Why Bluehost Suck

Writing such a bold title for this post isn’t really my style. However, I have been so incensed with a support issue I’ve had with Bluehost today, I really do need to express myself right now! At the time of writing, I have over 70 websites hosted by Heart Internet, who are based in Nottingham. […]

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How to set any Static Page as your WordPress website Home Page

This tutorial shows you how to set any static page as the home page on any WordPress website. It can be viewed in full-screen high resolution by hovering over and clicking the TV image in the bottom right hand corner once the video has started. I hope you enjoy it and I would really appreciate […]

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