When Did You Last Backup Your Website?

After working in IT for 30 years, I have learned the hard way of the importance of doing a backup of your code. It seems obvious to say backup your website, but how many people actually do it? With WordPress, there are a number of solutions out there. Our favourite is UpdraftPlus. UpdraftPlus has over 1 […]

Choosing The Right Platform For Your Website

Website Builders There are a number of different Website Builder products on the market. They make claims like; “Getting online has never been easier” “No coding skills needed” “Quick and easy. You will be online in minutes” Are they all that they claim to be? Recently, we have been contacted by people who have had […]

Where does the User Experience (UX) start?

User experience design (UX, UXD, UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product. I recently came across two examples of bad UX and in both cases, these occurred without me even using the product.

Our Favourite WordPress Plugins

At Lens Digital, WordPress is our go-to platform for building websites. We aim to keep each installation as light as possible. However, we have a number of plugins that we install by default. Whilst these do not necessarily enhance the front-end user experience, they are important to ensure the smooth operation of the website.

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