Posts by Simon Kelly

Why we (and over 23% of the internet) use WordPress

We love using WordPress and building sites for our clients with this amazing platform. The community is fantastic, the developer and design talent is incredible and the sheer amount of useful sites that have been built with WordPress is astonishing. Let’s look at some of the reasons why we choose to use WordPress and why…

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Peterson Group featured in "50 Beautiful Canvas Websites" eBook

We’re very pleased to have one of our designs featured in the ebook from Pootlepress “50 Beautiful Canvas Websites” (email required to download). The featured site is for Peterson Group – an accountancy firm based in Melbourne, Australia which we had the pleasure of working with to redesign and develop their website in 2013. We based the design of…

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Website Maintenance Checklist

Implementing a proper maintenance schedule ensures your site will continue to work for your as one of your most valuable marketing tools. We’ve developed a checklist of tasks to keep your site working great for website visitors and to keep you ahead of the competition. Before you begin: Install Google Analytics Sign up for Google Webmaster Tools…

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Fixing Errors When Removing Content

There are many situations where you may need to remove content from your website. This is common with catalogue or e-commerce sites where you are no longer selling a particular type of product or product type. This is fine and in the real world it happens all the time, but to delete this content completely…

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How to Maintain Your Website

Due to the way the web is evolving – websites need maintenance. It’s an essential part of owning a website and ensures your site is always backed up, prevented from being hacked and works properly for your website visitors.

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Upcoming WordCamp Melbourne

I’m not usually one to go to Meetups or conferences around web design/development but I am excited to be attending WordCamp  Melbourne next week. Since the start of this year Renegade Empire has been whole-heartedly embracing WordPress as our CMS of choice and we’ve been working to fine tune our processes to incorporate best practices…

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Get your client’s browser information with FindmebyIP

I stumbled across this web app from web development agancey Deep Blue Sky a few weeks ago and only had a chance to use it last week but I’m more than impressed. Get straight to it – http://fmbip.com Aside from the site’s slick interface and detailed statistics, fmbip let’s you create an account for free and send…

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