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Continuous Integration with WordPress

Continuous Integration with WordPress

New tutorial from our developer, Evgenii Nasyrov. Do you want to achieve continuous integration with WordPress? We walk you through the steps. Read on to get all the details.

How The Spectator went from one million to ten million page views per month

How The Spectator went from one million to ten million page views per month

There’s a direct link between web traffic and subscriptions – so the news that The Spectator served over ten million page views this month was big! Here’s how it happened and how we handle it.

Print design versus web design

Print design versus web design

Given that a lot of our clients are in the publishing industry, we thought it would be useful to talk about some of the differences between print and web design. Take a peek to find out more.

Wordcamp London 2016: A first timer’s perspective

Wordcamp London 2016: A first timer’s perspective

Our designer Mim, has written about what it’s like to attend WordCamp for the first time. Read on to find out what she took from the experience and whether she’ll be attending again.

Say hello to Search Replace DB V3.1

Say hello to Search Replace DB V3.1

We’re proud to announce the V3.1 version of Search Replace DB. This release focuses on common issues some users have encountered with our tool. If you’ve had problems with V3.0.0 BETA and had to go back to V2.1.0, we definitely recommend trying this new version instead.

The WP Performance Profiler

The WP Performance Profiler

So, what better way to start a new year than with the release of a new plugin? Developed by Damian Gostomski, we have been using the WP Performance Profiler on third party plugins, on our own site and client sites for about a month now.  In the first few weeks of using the plugin we noticed some surprising performance issues on… continue reading

MyEyesAreUpHere for better thumbnails in WordPress

MyEyesAreUpHere for better thumbnails in WordPress

Ethel’s not happy – whenever her artfully arranged photos are centrally cropped, they look wrong. And she’s fed up of only half her face being used in square thumbnails from images like this one. So we decided to fix the problem with this super little plugin, complete with automatic face detection.

WordPress security updates for 3.5 and 3.6

WordPress security updates for 3.5 and 3.6

There has been an important security release for WordPress 3.8 and 3.7 branches. If you run an older version we’ve created our own patches to help you.

We’ve cancelled SWIG. For the moment.

We’ve cancelled SWIG. For the moment.

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…

The Cheshire Cat Bug

The Cheshire Cat Bug

This is an interesting one that’s just come up while we were testing the new version of Search Replace DB. I’m calling it the Cheshire Cat Bug because when I found it I was using a smiling cat. Basically on my various MySQL installs if I use a three byte Unicode value for an icon like 😸 it and the… continue reading

Winners of the interconnect/it code challenge

We’re proud to announce the winners of our WordCamp London 2013 code challenge!

HalloSWIG – 31st October

HalloSWIG – 31st October

October’s SWIG, is on the 31st and will be held at the interconnect/it offices followed by drinks, chat and possible problem solving at the Clove Hitch.

SWIG – 25th July

July’s SWIG, is on the 25th and is a WordPress interest group in Liverpool at the interconnect/it offices.

SWIG – June 27th

SWIG – June 27th

June’s SWIG, is on the 27th and is a WordPress interest group in Liverpool at the interconnect/it offices. You’ll get a sneak peek at some upcoming plugins and if you want to get up and show off something you’ve made recently.

WordPress hits 10!

WordPress hits 10!

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