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What is the WordPress API and how can it save my business money?

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems used to build websites. It offers a user-friendly interface that enables users to create and publish content with ease. However, WordPress isn’t just a platform for creating websites; it also offers a powerful API that can help businesses save money. At Electric Studio we integrate […]

Managed WordPress Hosting: The Smart Choice for Your Business

As a business owner, you know that having a website is essential to your success. But running a website takes time and effort and if something goes wrong, heavens forbid, requires specialist knowledge. There are plenty of managed WordPress hosting providers out there; WP Engine, Kinsta, Flywheel and more. With WordPress hosting, your website is […]

How can SEO help you find more business for free?

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the process of optimising your website to rank higher in search engine results pages (SERPs). The ultimate goal of SEO is to improve the visibility of your website and attract more traffic. With the ever-increasing competition online, having a solid SEO strategy is essential for businesses of all sizes. In […]

How much does a website cost in the UK?

There are a lot of factors that influence how much a new website will cost, here we try and break  it all down for you. Not long ago it was still fairly common for a business not to have a website, and a lot of people still think one isn’t necessary or worth the investment. […]

Oxford wedding photographer S.R. Urwin gets a new website

Oxford wedding photographer S.R. Urwin approached us wanting to migrate from a custom CMS too WordPress in order to improve SEO, make updating content easier, and generally make the user experience more appealing and engaging. The site uses a fully custom theme, designed and built by us here at Electric Studio. The image galleries use […]

Ellie goes to The Lead Developer London

Ellie is one of our backend developers here at Electric Studio, having joined last November. This is her write-up from the Lead Developer London conference that she attended June, 2018. At the end of June I was able to use my training budget to attend the Lead Developer conference in London. I love this conference. […]

Royal Berkshire Country & Equestrian WooCommerce eCommerce

Royal Berkshire Country & Equestrian from offer riding clothes and apparel including riding boots, jackets, coats, competition wear and many more products both online and in-store. They approached us with the need for a integrated eCommerce solution built to scale, including a POS for their physical store, all powered by WooCommerce. This sophisticated online store […]

Scaling WooCommerce Search

Being WordPress experts, we get to develop some fantastic website and Ecommerce solutions for our clients. One thing that most of these websites have in common is the need for a good search, helpful facet filtering and related content discovery. As great as WordPress and WooCommerce are, these features are often left to the developer […]

Electric Hosting teams up with Racing Driver Oli Webb

Electric Hosting partners with Oli Webb for 2017. The Oxfordshire based company provide optimised, state-of-the-art hosting services for websites worldwide and pride themselves on speed and efficiency. Oli will be an Official Ambassador for our sub brand as he embarks on his second season in the World Endurance Championship with Bykolles in the LM1 class. This […]

Responsive web design and WordPress development for Everyman Legal

Everyman Legal in Witney are a passionate and professional team delivering exceptional legal advice for both businesses and individuals. Everyman Legal are a long term client of Electric Studio, Oxford’s leading WordPress Web Design company, and they asked us to transform their online presence, and design and develop a new responsive website for them as […]

INTRAC gets a new and improved WordPress website

INTRAC, based in Oxford, are a not-for-profit organisation that builds the skills and knowledge of civil society to be more effective in addressing poverty and inequality. They approached us in need of a new website to be launched at the same time they unveiled their new branding. The new WordPress website gives INTRAC full control to […]

Responsive WordPress website with Stripe integration for Juniper Club

When Juniper Club needed a custom built subscription website, powered by WordPress and Stripe, we were only too happy to help. Juniper Club is a Craft Gin subscription service, unique in that they source Craft Gins directly from smaller, independent distilleries, and ship them out monthly to their subscriber base of Gin lover everywhere. If you’re looking […]

How to install and secure a cPanel server on Linode

This is a very basic guide showing you how to get started with installing cPanel on a VPS, and adding an extra layer of security using the free Config Server Firewall, or CSF. We use Linode (referral link) for all of our managed WordPress hosting as we find them faster, and at the time of […]

Moving data from Magento to WooCoomerce

One of the projects I’m currently working on is platform migrating a client’s data from their Magento store to a WordPress + WooCommerce store. The reason for the move is that the rest of the website is already WordPress (but is being rebuilt), and their ecommerce needs aren’t as complicated to warrant a Magento store. […]

How to plan your new website

Your new website is important, and a good web design agency will help you design and build it, but they can never get it right if you don’t tell them everything what you want. Your website can be a very important marketing tool for you. It’s your 24/7 sales guy, the first impression. It could […]