Team blog

The latest news, thoughts and ideas from the team

Backend dev tutorials, design theory, business ideas, general thoughts or just posts about daily life, from all of the team here at interconnect/it.

At the start of April 2014, Telegraph Media Group hired us as a development partner to build what was code named ‘Project Babb’, an experiment in shareable content designed to broaden the paper’s audience. You can read all about it here.

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. So we decided to fix the problem…

Project Babb is an experiment in shareable content from The Telegraph’s Sports section. The site was designed to broaden the paper’s audience, create highly shareable content and work especially well on mobile browsers.

Everybody seems to want to work from home. Well, sometimes it’s also awesome to work in an office. Here’s why…

David Coveney is our director here at interconnect/it, having started the company back in 1996. Here he tells us a little about his career background.

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.

This is an interesting one that’s just come up while we were testing the new version of Search Replace DB and I’m calling it the Cheshire Cat Bug…

As we get towards the end of the year, it’s time to reflect a little on what went by, but more importantly, to look at what’s coming.

We’re on the look-out for a new member of administration staff to replace me (Laurie) as I take my maternity leave.

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

There’s a bit of a problem with previewing posts in WordPress. Here’s a code snippet you can use in your plugins or themes to get around the problem.

The University of Nottingham operates a large number of blogs in a single WordPress install that we manage, along with a number of other WordPress based sites. Here we describe what we do for the organisation.