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The impact purchased themes have on Google page speed

Recently a client approached us to improve their Google page speed score, on a theme that they had purchased. Of course we wanted to help them, so we began our investigation into what we could to do improve the score based on Google’s recommendations. We did the standard things that you’d usually do, compress images, […]

Custom Themes vs Off-The-Shelf Themes?

Since 2008, we’ve invested heavily into WordPress, in fact we built our very first website using WordPress. Over the years we’ve seen the rise of themes for sale on marketplaces such as Envato’s Theme Forest. Most themes aren’t that expensive and they are often designed to have multiple purposes. You can use the same theme […]

WordPress eCommerce Plugin Comparison

In the past few years we’ve seen websites like Etsy, Big Cartel, Cafe Press and Red Bubble explode in popularity allowing small independent craft makers to sell their products. But in this day and age it’s easier than ever to start up your own e-commerce store and sell products without the restrictions of just a […]

Speed your site up

We’ve previously discussed how a slow loading WordPress website can be disastrous for users. But how do you go about fixing it? Recently we’ve made some changes to our own site to make sure it’s running as sweet as a DeLorean at 88mph so we thought we’d share what we did so you can do […]

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 […]

Why use WordPress? A platform comparison

The Staggering Popularity Of WordPress WordPress is the most popular platform for business websites in the world. Companies large and small use it to build and manage their websites and content. WordPress was originally built as an open source blogging platform, however it has evolved to be a powerful engine that is driving millions of […]