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The Power Of Online Reviews & Testimonials

Trust is a valuable commodity when marketing your business, which is why successful businesses harness the power of online reviews & testimonials. Online, anyone can set up a website selling a product or a service from anywhere in the world. The challenge is building trust with your audience and showcasing that you are genuine and […]

An Easy Way To Update Your WordPress Plugins

The smooth running and security of your website can be improved if you keep your version of WordPress and all plugins installed on your site updated. Despite the reminders you get from your site there’s always something else to do that gets priority, the weeks tick by and then you notice a few things not […]

7 Tips For Creating An Effective Email Newsletter

An effective email newsletter is a powerful tool in your marketing armoury. It is an opportunity to communicate with existing and potential customers on a regular basis to build trust and share your story. The average person receives 121 emails a day meaning there is a lot of competition for the attention of a user […]

Is your website ready for Christmas?

I know, I know, you haven’t even carved your pumpkins but this is the time to think about what you need to tell your customers in the run up to Christmas. Do you have deadlines for Christmas delivery? When are you closed for business over the festive period? Would you like to send an impressive Christmas greeting […]

Great White! Great Scott!

Today we came close to recreating a scene from one of our favourite movies Back To The Future II. Luke’s new toys – a PS4 VR headset + recently released game The Deep – gave Andy an immersive experience scarier than any client deadline. Looking a dead ringer for Marty in his smart glasses Andy […]

Google Gets Serious About Mobile Traffic

Jigowatt has been building responsive sites for a while now, and we’ve blogged about it before: Many UK Businesses Still Not Mobile Friendly Why Mobile Optimisation Matters For Your Business Website Mobile Optimised Website Usage The more access people have to cheaper portable devices, the more the internet will be used in this way. Couple this […]

Ultimate PHP, HTML5 & Ajax Contact Form
(Bootstrap Edition)

One of our most popular CodeCanyon products just got a big brother. After the successful release and reception of our Ultimate PHP, HTML5 & Ajax Contact Form, and repeated requests to add Bootstrap support, we’re releasing our “Bootstrap Edition” of the product. Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, […]

Our Global Reach

Established in 2008 when WordPress was just 5 years old and mainly used as a blogging platform, Jigowatt could see the potential of the platform as a full blown content management system that would allow clients full control of their websites. Today it dominates the internet powering over 25% of all websites worldwide.As a business […]

Warning for sites without an SSL Certificate

Confirmed within the last few days, Google Chrome have said that (from January 2017) they will start to flag some sites as “Not Secure” if they do not hold a current SSL Certificate. Their first step will be to highlight sites that transmit passwords or credit card details (HTTP sites). All other sites are next […]

8 Years of Envato

Today we celebrate our 8th anniversary of being an author with Envato.Since the dawn of Jigowatt we’ve not solely been building websites. We love all things code so its only natural that we built and designed products to be sold on CodeCanyon, ThemeForest and GraphicRiver. Envato is the perfect marketplace to capitalise on our WordPress […]