Author Archives: Shotton IT

Why you need a website at Christmas

Christmas is the time for shopping, buying gifts for your loved ones is such a joy that more people are doing it, especially online. Did you know.. 27% of retail sales now take place online – with a forecast of 11% growth by December 2017! E-commerce sales will reach £126bn, this is all thanks to […]

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Design Wars: Apple vs Google & Microsoft

We all associate high quality design with the Apple brand, they gave us the iPod for god sake! Apple never fail in providing a treat for the eyes by using sleek, modern and futuristic designs in all of their inventions. It’s no wonder that they’ve been topping the designer leader board.. well until lately. Google and Microsoft […]

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Why should my website be mobile friendly?

Your website should be mobile friendly because mobile phones are taking over the world. Every woman, man and (some) small children have smartphones and are using them every day to browse the internet, shop, bank, watch TV and communicate. The Google God’s have jumped on-board of this mobile friendly trend and have now made it top of […]

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Auto Fit Images to DIV with PHP – Scale and Centre

Writing simple PHP functions can sometimes take up a lot of your time, so when you find one that suits your needs it can save a lot of time, sometimes there is no other option but to write your own.  Here’s a simple, but useful function I wrote to auto fit images to a set […]

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