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Welcome to our blog where we share ideas, technical tips, creative thoughts and inspiration about the web and life at the Web-Lab Co.

19 February 2016
Alex Innard, Hosting Specialist

Alex Innard

Google will soon name and shame all websites that are unencrypted. In a future release of their Chrome web browser due this summer, unencrypted websites will be flagged as “insecure.” This will be highlighted by a red padlock symbol in the address bar, for all website visitors to see. Google have made it clear that […]

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16 February 2016
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

If you’re a business in Market Harborough and you need a website, our Market Harborough based web design company could be for you. We’ve been around for many years and we are based in Lubenham with easy parking, a kettle that’s never off and a healthy supply of custard creams. So you have a business […]

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10 February 2016
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

Most businesses now rely on their website to either generate new enquiries, process transactions or simply as a lookup for contact details. There aren’t many successful businesses running today that manage to stay on top without a website. To some people, not having a website means not being in business or not even being taken […]

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4 February 2016
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

Any room for another roast potato? You may ask the question as it would appear the internet is flooded with food recipe websites, and you’d be right – it is. Unless of course the concept was slightly different, would that not allow room for another? How about one that actually considers all the questions we […]

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8 January 2016
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

We’ve come a long way since the first ever website was published in 1990. It all started in 1989 when Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the Word Wide Web. Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN’s original idea was to provide a platform to share information between scientists in universities and institutions around the world. The […]

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23 December 2015
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

Web hosting – firstly, before we go off and burn the turkey, I’d like to explain what web hosting is. Most people who have a website designed, do not realise that after the website design and development process has finished, the site then needs to be uploaded and hosted somewhere. It has to sit on a […]

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11 December 2015
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

We’ve come across this before, a website goes off line for whatever reason, and the only way to get it back up and running is to either plead with the previous hosting company for all the website files and data, or to adopt a different approach as explained in this post. Now, before we get […]

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10 December 2015
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

A step by step guide into the whole process of designing and building a website (as well as a business too). This is an interesting project for us at the Web Lab Co. Not only is the client an employee, she’s also my business partners’ daughter and is engaged to one of my closest friends. […]

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4 December 2015
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

Our recent website project still in development is for Jewellery By Rachel Ltd. And to help the company with the launch of its new business we are hosting the company’s first exhibition of their product range in our beautiful converted offices. Jewellery, Handbags, Accessories So the 4th of December 2015, as well as it being my […]

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27 November 2015
Adrian Fowler, Founder

Adrian Fowler

In this post we are continuing with our multi part article on what makes a good website. Here we discuss the important elements which will work together in maximising the sites possibility of achieving pole position in search engines. This article primarily focuses on a service based business. What makes a good website? Focus on […]

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