Yambo's Blog

Wordpress - Reasons NOT to be Cheerful

Posted by Yambo on 23 July 2017

A question we occasionally get asked is, 'Why don't we design or develop websites using WordPress?'. Wordpress is the most popular Content Management System around and powers a considerable amount of sites on the web today, however...

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SSL Certificates

Posted by Yambo on 1 January 2017

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As briefly mentioned last year, Google is now pushing ahead with its intended plan to warn visitors if they do not have a secure connection to a website. Google's plan is admirable in wanting to make the web of the future more secure and encrypted. 

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Adaptively Responsive Web Design... Say What?

Posted by Yambo on 3 June 2016

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At Yambo we adhere to the Adaptive Web Design approach when building mobile responsive websites, however recently we've started to combine both Adaptive and Responsive techniques together to create one ultimate Adaptively Responsive Web Design Monster... who eats extra code for breakfast... 

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The Frustration of Spammy SEO Emails

Posted by Yambo on 13 October 2015

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Ah spam, glorious, spam!! Don't you just love the smell of spam in the morning? Well, no, not particularly, for us and for some of our clients this is an inevitable consequence of having an online web presence and an email account.

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How Friendly is Google's New Mobile Update?

Posted by Yambo on 21 April 2015

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Today is the day Google will begin to roll out a NEW mobile-friendly update for search rankings on mobile devices. The new algorithm will boost a website's search position if it is mobile friendly.

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Turtle Power!!

Posted by Yambo on 23 September 2014

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Over the past few months you may have heard about a couple of serious vulnerabilities to key online components.

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Future of the Web

Posted by Yambo on 1 March 2014

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What does the future hold for the web? it's a tough question! With the unstoppable rise of mobile applications does the future of the web even involve websites? We hope so!

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e-Commerce - Onwards and Upwards 2014

Posted by Yambo on 2 January 2014

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New year, new vigor and new direction! At Yambo we are always trying to improve what we can offer our customers. This year we have decided to give our customers more flexibility when choosing an e-Commerce solution. We have designed a service to help lessen the set-up cost of an e-Commerce website. The pricing structure will vary depending on how many sales you make and/or how much traffic your website gets.

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When to leave an ALT tag attribute empty...

Posted by Yambo on 8 August 2012

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Yes, it may sound crazy, and I can hear the uproar of many SEO companies... however, I genuinely believe there are a few reasons NOT to include an ALT tag description on certain images - that's not to say there shouldn't be an empty ALT tag attribute.

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New Cookie Regulation

Posted by Yambo on 15 June 2012

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A new European Regulation from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is requesting that all websites must, as of 26th May 2012, get 'informed consent' from users before recording any detailed information stored on their computer.

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