The Wida Group Blog
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Mobile Friendly computing in the early 80s!
3 April 2017
With the dawn of the new Apple iPad we thought it would be fun to have a trip down memory lane with one of our developers who recalls his first ever mobile computer.
Why upgrading to HTTPS is important
24 January 2017
When visiting a website, the web server it is on and your computer will communicate using a protocol that is known as HTTP. This stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol and does have fundamental weaknesses that are important to recognise. But what do HTTP and HTTPS mean? Well, HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure but what are the differences, drawbacks and benefits?
The Benefits of Professional Photography
13 December 2016
In today’s ever growing technological world, the smart phone is one of the most popular pieces of equipment and as every new model is improved the camera is improved with it, such as the new and upcoming Pixel phone by Google and the iPhone 7, both sporting impressive 12mp cameras.
Page speed factors Google care about
4 November 2016
It’s definitely a good idea to achieve traffic by ways of promoting your site organically and virally, be it via Twitter, Facebook or YouTube etc. However you should not ignore the worth of a good search engine ranking, a site optimised for search engines will always outperform one that is not.
Simple ways to improve slow Internet.
29 June 2016
From time to time you may experience a slow internet connection or so you may think but generally the reason for a ‘bad’ or ‘slow’ connection is often down to the computer itself and how and what it is running at the time.
Small businesses need websites
19 April 2016
As a small business owner, you maybe too busy and possibly disinterested to stop and ask yourself the question - 'Do i need a website?' The short answer to that question is 'yes', we explore some of the reasons why this is true.
Benefits of Responsive Design
22 February 2016
It’s fast approaching a year from when Google changed how they crawl and index websites on mobile devices.
A New Year, A New Website
22 December 2015
It’s a new year – time for a fresh start. For many businesses, that means it’s finally time to give that tired, old, difficult-to-update website a facelift. But where do you start?
Stock Images versus Professional Photography
7 December 2015
Imagery is critical in bringing a website to life but sometimes it's hard to make the right choice and balance between stock images and professional tailor made photography.
A small guide to Fonts
26 November 2015
Everything on the online world begins with text. If you want to communicate with visitors to your website, you will likely do it using text. When we start talking about typography people generally think of big, fancy headers.
Preparing for Black Friday 2015
16 November 2015
Let’s face it - the biggest prep most companies and marketers are focusing on at the moment isn’t Christmas or the New Year, its Black Friday! The world has, quite simply, gone Black Friday mad – it does now last for a whole weekend after-all!
The most important aspects of a website
12 November 2015
A company’s website is often the heart of their online marketing campaign. But is your website really doing all it can to help your business?
What is HTML?
30 October 2015
Don't let the jargon get you down, we're here to cut right through it. We start with a basic overview of HTML - what it is and what it does.
Celebrating Nikons 100th year anniversary
With the Tochigi, Japan based Nikon celebrating their 100th year and the launch of their Anniversary products we thought it would be interesting to have a trip down memory lane with the Nikons we have used over the years.
Our favourite lens
The Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8E is a lens that certainly divides opinions but we have always found this lens to be a true performer. The real beauty of this lens is its flexibility whilst still maintaining image-quality. From wide angle to mid telephoto, the results are excellent.