Tips & Tricks

Although we’re in the business of helping organisations make the most of technology, we recognise that you may sometimes encounter issues which you’d like to deal with yourself, if only you could find useful documentation to guide you.

Documentation on almost everything exists on the internet, the problem is finding what you want; searching can be effective but what we hope to provide here is easy access to guidance to achieve useful tasks.

We are keen to expand this by adding information that is useful to our clients. Sometimes we write a howto, other times we provide links to good sources.

If you don’t find help on a particular issue that concerns you, by all means drop us an email and we’ll try to point you in the right direction.


Useful WordPress plugins

Widget Context

Show or hide widgets depending on the page/section of the site that is being viewed.  WidgetContext


Foo Gallery is the most intuitive and extensible gallery management tool ever created for WordPress.  FooGallery


The Duplicator gives WordPress administrators the ability to migrate, copy or clone a site from one location to another. The plugin also serves as a simple backup utility. If you need to move WordPress or backup WordPress this plugin can help simplify the process.  Duplicator

Child Theme Configurator

Creating a Child Theme is a must for anyone who wants to make any alterations to their theme’s stylesheet (style.css), functions, header, footer and other php pages, without running the risk that the next update may wipe out all of your modifications.  The Child Theme Configurator provides a fast, easy and automated way to safely create a child theme. There is great video guide here too to quickly take you through the process.

Shortcodes Ultimate

Using Shortcodes Ultimate you can easily create columns, tabs, buttons, boxes, sliders and carousels, responsive videos and much, much more.  A great way to add more design functionality to your chosen theme.