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So you THINK you know how to keep up-to-date?

Should & Shouldn't Fashion Comparison

Gone are the days when ‘not keeping up-to-date’ simply meant a questionable fashion sense. Here’s a quick reference guide to avoid the most common mistakes when updating your website: 1) You SHOULD back up your website first 2) You SHOULDN’T hit update without understanding the changes 3) You SHOULD test the site after 4) You […]

Site Launch: 4 Shires Asset Mangement

We’re happy to say we’ve just launched the new website for Dorset based, asset management business 4 Shires. They aim to provide expert client investment management using institutional fund management techniques whilst also providing good value ownership for there clients. 4 Shires pride themselves on the personal service and clear communication they provide to all […]

Site Launch: Ferndale Eletronics

We’re happy to say we’ve just launched the new website for local electronics manufacturer Ferndale Electronics. With extensive industry knowledge they are able to offer a reliable option for outsourcing a complete electronics assembly solution. From building your prototype to the full automated SMT and conventional assembly of your production build. Have a look at […]

Site Launch: Under 17 Driver

A few weeks ago we launched the website for the Under 17 Driver Charity. They aim to provide a car club experience for 15 – 17 year olds focused on driving safely. The project has existed since 2008 and has helped save the lives of hundreds by teaching them the correct driving techniques. Have a […]

Site Launch: Agile Engineering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been hard at work adding the finishing touches to our latest launch, Agile Engineering. Agile have over 20 years experience in the construction industry, having covered a huge range of sectors from commercial to residential there isn’t much they can’t help with. Have a look at the new website […]

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 […]