SWIG needs to have a rest now. It’s gone quiet, and we need to regroup and see how to make it the big success it’s been in the past. We’d love to know your ideas in the comments section…
As you may already know, we’ve been hunting for new WordPress developers for a while, but now we are also looking for a new member of administration staff to replace me (Laurie) as I take my maternity leave. This will be a temporary job, for 3 days per week, 7.5 hrs per day. There are flexible hours and working arrangements available.… continue reading ⇢
We’re proud to announce the winners of our WordCamp London 2013 code challenge!
Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of WordPress’s first release on May 27th, 2003 – this release was a happy creation that led to a lot of new blogs, businesses and services. Various celebrations were held around the world, with the nearest and largest being in Manchester last night. interconnect/it did, of course, support and take part in the event. If… continue reading ⇢
We sponsor and support Creative Process, a small, but friendly and fun evening occasional mini-conference that’s held at Elevator Bar in Liverpool. The great and the good of the Liverpool web and creative industry were out in force at last night’s event.
When it was first announced Designival seemed a little underwhelming but that was largely due to the time between the announcement and when the speakers and programme of events were announced. I’ll admit even then I had never heard of Sara de Bondt, James Jarvis or Simon Manchipp before but it’s far more interesting to be surprised by someone new… continue reading ⇢
We’re proud to announce that TBI Vision, the industry magazine for the TV business has just relaunched using WordPress and interconnect/it’s section based enhancements. The design has a deceptively simple look and feel that, once you explore some more, reveals a great deal of custom functionality. As the client gets used to working with the platform and system we expect… continue reading ⇢
If you’ve been using our weather widget plugin you will have noticed by now it no longer works. The reason is Google quietly retired their weather API that we were relying on for the data. As a result we’re putting the plugin on hiatus until we have some time to find and implement a reliable API that won’t cause you… continue reading ⇢
Now with new graphs and a big performance boost, Beta 3 has arrived. Notable changes for Beta 3 include: XML-RPC support for sending and receiving log events to remote locations New graphs Custom post type counts consolidated into a dedicated chart Failed/Successful logins and log outs are now shown for comparison Rewritten sortable event log tables Improved handling of large comparisons of data… continue reading ⇢
Following on from our initial announcement, I’m happy to announce we have a new version! We’ve listened to feedback and made many improvements. We’re also making expanding the closed beta! One of the points mentioned in feedback was the potential for extending the plugin, examples including Google Analytics traffic widgets on the overview page etc. The second iteration now comes with… continue reading ⇢
The Auditor (name to be finalised) is a plugin that comes in two parts – an event logger that tracks key options and content changes within your WP install, and a viewer that lets you view what’s been happening on your site.
BigSWIG wasn’t a big idea we had one night, but simply an evolution of our usual SWIG events. A bigger venue, beer on-tap, a PA system, a big screen, and four awesome speakers! No, not loudspeakers, but actual people, talking about all things web, WordPress and design related. In the end there were very nearly 40 people at our first… continue reading ⇢
You may have heard by now that we recently launched a new website for the Plaza Community Cinema in Waterloo near Liverpool. We try to fit one charity project in a year at interconnect/it to give ourselves a challenge that wouldn’t normally come up. I should come clean that part of the reason for doing this project is that we were… continue reading ⇢
One thing that many non-clients fail to appreciate about our work here is that it’s not just about pretty front ends. We believe in streamlining your workflow so that when you need to keep your content up to date it’s as quick and easy as possible. We’re currently building a site for the Plaza Cinema in Crosby, Liverpool which makes… continue reading ⇢
Sometimes, it’s not just what you’re selling, but how you’re selling it that really matters. Way back in 2008, we decided to launch a WordPress themes club called Spectacu.la. We had a couple of nice blogging themes that had been targeted for a marketplace, but as that marketplace got canned we found we had nowhere to sell them. We figured… continue reading ⇢