Tips for Website Owners

If you own a business, or run the technical side of an organisation, then our articles are written for you. We write about all the technical things you want to know about websites, and we write only in simple language. So browse our articles, and if they're useful, sign up to our newsletter to get new articles like these delivered to your inbox regularly.

Latest articles

  • Website, App, or Web app?

    Website, App, or Web app?

    Do you know the differences? Which one should you get?

    We explore the similarities and differences of all three, their pros and cons, and help you choose one for your business.

  • The ultimate list: 10+ ways to make websites, 2022 edition

    Every way to make a website in 2022

    If you’re getting a website or making them, knowing all the ways to make them is very helpful

    We discuss what the various methods are, the pros and cons of each, and what each one is best for. We cover simple site builders, CMSs, JavaScript frameworks, and all the rest.

  • What is a Website?

    What is a Website?

    We explore what websites are made of, and why they exist.

    In this article, we learn what websites are in very simple words, and how we use them. Then we learn why businesses make them in the first place, and we get a bit of technical understanding on how they work.

  • What is Webflow? (in non-technical words)

    What is Webflow? (in non-technical words)

    The flexible no-code site builder that also has a built-in CMS

    A guide to deciding if this site-building software is right for your organisation, including features, pricing, and alternatives.

Website owner decisions

  • Updates... and what else?

    How should a website be maintained?

    7 things your web developer should do regularly to keep your site in peak condition

    We discuss regular site backups and updates, restores when needed, support for queries, site monitoring, and regular updates of content.

  • Should we redesign our website? Text over cherry blossoms

    Should you redesign your website?

    How to know if your website is still good enough, or what you should focus on instead

    We discuss when it's a good time to invest in redesigning your website, and when it's not. If it is, we give tips on how much it should cost, and if it isn't, we suggest things to focus on instead.

  • How good is our website? Brightly coloured paper triangles

    How good is your website?

    Let's figure out how good your site is now, and how much better it could be

    Using our rating spreadsheet template (a free download) we'll rate your website on its Design, Performance, Security, Content, and Conversions.

  • How to choose a web designer cover image

    How to choose a web designer

    We discuss the factors to consider, and provide a step-by-step process to finding and choosing a web designer.

    Buying a website - or more specifically, getting one made for your business or organisation - is a huge investment of time and money, so it’s important to choose the right person or agency to do it for you. And it’s not easy; there are so many things to consider, and you might not even know where to start!

Website software in simple words

  • What is a Website?

    What is a Website?

    We explore what websites are made of, and why they exist.

    In this article, we learn what websites are in very simple words, and how we use them. Then we learn why businesses make them in the first place, and we get a bit of technical understanding on how they work.

  • What is Webflow? (in non-technical words)

    What is Webflow? (in non-technical words)

    The flexible no-code site builder that also has a built-in CMS

    A guide to deciding if this site-building software is right for your organisation, including features, pricing, and alternatives.

  • Two women in front of a laptop

    What is WordPress (in non-technical words)

    If you're getting a website and you've been told to use WordPress, this article is for you!

    We discuss what WordPress is, what it's most suitable for, the alternatives, how much it costs, and even if you can build the site yourself.

Comparisons

  • Webflow vs Shopify

    Webflow vs Shopify

    An in depth comparison of two of the simplest and best ways to make a site with ecommerce

    We compare Webflow and Shopify in several ways, such as what are they, which ecommerce features they have, which other site-building features they have, who can use them, and how much they cost.