On the night of June 23rd, Telegraph Media flicked the switch on a new project they’ve been working on this Spring – the Telegraph Blogs, relaunched on WordPress MU. And, proudly, we’d like to say we had a little bit to do with the project. Not a lot, mind – we provided some consultancy, some code snippets, advice and developer… continue reading ⇢
Archive for June, 2009
After two years with our old site we finally decided it was time to apply a lot of what we’ve learned over the years into a re-launch. So, what does this actually mean? A new site usually comes with something different, and in this case we didn’t want to disappoint.
When we were approached by Informa Telecoms & Media Ltd (part of Informa plc) about whether WordPress could be used as a fully fledged news platform suitable for replacing their Telecoms.com site, we hesitated, but not for very long. Following a full analysis of their requirements we were able to confirm that in combination with some of our own technology,… continue reading ⇢
Overview Over 120,000 posts viewed per week Well controlled costs High availability Large peaks in traffic handled well when a new ‘edition’ is released Highly responsive site
Overview Politics & The City is a multi-blog WordPress MU based site where a large number of contributors have created an online news system aimed at the female market. The site needed to be implemented in a short period of time, with no room for delays due to the already planned and paid for publicity campaign.
Danbar Drilling required a website that would put them above their rivals – they wanted a site that was better designed, had excellent browser compatibility, and was easy for them to work with. We delivered a WordPress based solution designed to have a striking front page with key product points, with a news section becoming visible to those surfing more… continue reading ⇢
For a change, a site we didn’t design. Instead we were supplied mock-ups and a basic design brief from the Liverpool design agency Black & Ginger, which we then turned into a living, breathing, news website using our WordPress skills to help make a dynamic site easy to manage even for relatively untrained staff.