15th Aug 2017

Why we recommend outsourced search for our ecommerce clients

Here at Venture Stream, we’ve come to appreciate the benefits of outsourced search services like Klevu and Searchanise in our Magento stores for some time now. The driving reason behind this is that Search features…

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13th Mar 2017

How We Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Version Control

A range of opinions and methodologies in the realm of version control can cause some serious headaches. Make sure your version control game is on-point.

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15th Nov 2016

10 Free Online Tools & Apps For Designers

I love finding a great tool or gadget to make my life a little easier, so I’ve put a collection of my 10 favourite websites, apps and general tools to share with you that will…

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15th Sep 2016

10 Features of SEO-Friendly WordPress Themes

We’ve put together a list of things to watch out for when shopping for your next WordPress theme to create the most search engine-friendly website.

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1st Jul 2016

Directory Country Filter – a free WordPress plugin

WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world, for very good reason. It’s easy to use and has a vast developer base creating hundreds of thousands of themes and plugins – many…

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31st Jul 2015

It’s all about the experience

So your website is live, social media, organic SEO, paid search and emails are working completely in sync with one another to drive good traffic levels; yet once people reach your site no-one is doing…

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24th Sep 2014

The Best 404 Pages Ever (IMHO)

We’ve all been there. You think you’ve found the link you want, and boom, a 404 (Not Found) slaps you in the face. Time to hit the back button and try again. 404s usually serve…

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26th Aug 2014

Why UX is so important for your brand.

After recent news showed that Marks & Spencer’s sales had decreased by 8.1%, which they mainly blamed on the launch of their new website, we thought we’d take a look at the importance of UX…

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