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How to downgrade Internet Explorer 9 to run Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7

How to downgrade Internet Explorer 9 to run Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7

A client recently asked me to check their WordPress website in Internet Explorer 8 so I set about starting up my Windows computer environment and testing the site. After making several test on the site, I found no issues. I had initially thought they meant Internet Explorer 8 on XP, whereas they meant run Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7,…read more →

How to add a news ticker to a WordPress website

How to add a news ticker to a WordPress website

If you would like to present news in a new and fancy way on your website, like news websites or news channels on TV, you can add a great news ticker plugin called: Ditty News Ticker To learn more about installing and setting up the plugin, here is a great article from the people at WP Beginner: How to Add…read more →

How to update a WordPress website using an iPhone

How to update a WordPress website using an iPhone

If you love updating your WordPress website but find that always doing it via a desktop or laptop computer is a bit restrictive in these days of mobile connectivity, then consider the WordPress for IOS app on the Apple ITunes Store. http://bit.ly/X94XVL Once installed on your phone, and after establishing a simple connection to your WordPress website, you will have…read more →

How to update WordPress via FTP

How to update WordPress via FTP

Keeping your WordPress installation up-to-date is important, why? Well your site might be fully operational now but how do you know if it will be fully functional tomorrow? You could be hacked! Perhaps a security flaw will be found leaving your site susceptible to hacking, updating your site can help to protect your site so it is important to always…read more →

Top 10 WordPress Plugins

Top 10 WordPress Plugins

Now after using WordPress for the best part of a year, building both client websites and my own Celtic Web Design site in WordPress, I now feel that I am making real progress in getting to know the CMS, its strengths, weaknesses, ease of use and dare I say it, benefits over Joomla! It is now that I wish to…read more →

Thanks to ‘Broken Link Checker’!

Thanks to ‘Broken Link Checker’!

Well after spending several weeks remaking my new Celtic Web Design website, with the page count increasing, links pointing here and there, I thought all was done and I could finally start to prompte the new site. Little did I know that hidden deep within the site there was the dreaded broken links! Potential clients clicking these links could have…read more →

10 years in the making! The new Celtic Web Design site

10 years in the making! The new Celtic Web Design site

10 years in the making, the new site is now finally live! Well not really 10 years, but it has been that long since I fully remade my website, so we could say 10 years of experience in the making of the new site! Over those years have things changed, when I first started in web design, everyone was using…read more →