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Installing a WordPress Theme

Installing a WordPress Theme

Installing a WordPress theme is easy, but remember that if you've already built your website using a theme and you install and activate a new theme, it will change how your website looks and functions.  The best option is to build a new website from scratch using your...

Install WordPress using Cpanel & FTP

Install WordPress using Cpanel & FTP

Installing WordPress should be a very simple process and takes less than five minutes to complete. Most web hosts offer tools to assist you in installing WordPress, however I find the manual install fairly easy and prefer to have control over certain elements. The...

Best practices for creating an online shopping website

Best practices for creating an online shopping website

Setting up an online shop and selling things online might sound like a sure fire way to make some good money. Often it is, but you have to do some planning first. The reality is, there’s a lot to think about before you start, and a lot of work involved in setting it...

4 reasons why your website needs to be secure

4 reasons why your website needs to be secure

What does this even mean?HTTPS is a way to encrypt the information you send over the internet. This protects website users from hacks and attacks that result in someone stealing the information being sent, like credit card or login information.Until now, HTTPS...

How to hide a page from search engines

How to hide a page from search engines

We know what you're thinking... "Why on earth would I want to hide a page from search engines?! Isn't the point of SEO to have my website pages found?" Well, yes... The point of SEO is to make sure your website and all its pages can be indexed and found by search...

What is a sitemap, and do you need one?

What is a sitemap, and do you need one?

I'm going to be honest and admit that up until this post was published, The Web Hut didn't have a site map. Well, we had one, but hadn't done anything with it. We work hard on making other people's website's tick all the boxes and sometimes neglected to give our own a...

Design or copy: What’s more important for your website?

Design or copy: What’s more important for your website?

Nothing excites us more than planning a website. As soon as we read your creative brief, we're picturing the colour scheme you might have, snappy tag lines we can use, images and themes that will fit your brand, blog ideas that will excite your readers, content to...

How to successfully rebrand your business (and stay sane)

How to successfully rebrand your business (and stay sane)

Rebranding your business is a big deal. It's like a face-lift, and seeing as this isn't Hollywood, I'm presuming that you take plastic surgery fairly seriously? Sometimes a rebrand is done out of necessity, due to a business merger or significant structural change of...

How to stop your website leaking precious mobile traffic

How to stop your website leaking precious mobile traffic

Lets face it, no one likes a leaky anything, least of all Dear Liza and Dear Henry. But a website that's leaking mobile traffic is particularly bad for your business. Why? Because people don’t like things that don’t work when they need them to. With 50% of adults...