Changing your Stripe Email Address

Changing your Stripe Email Address

Stripe is the card processor we recommend to most ecommerce clients, it has low rates and more importantly no monthly fee making it idea for customers just starting out. When we first set up an account for clients we tend to use our email address and then once the...

Cannot create pst file. The file path is too long.

Cannot create pst file. The file path is too long.

Recently when adding new email accounts to outlook we have been coming across the error "Cannot create pst file. The file path is too long.". The problem is the default path Outlook uses to store its email data file is already quite long, so by the time your account...

Getting Started with WordPress

Getting Started with WordPress

One Click InstallerLogging in to the dashboardSetting Your Home PageAdding PagesCustomising your menuAdding a blogAdding and organising blog postsCustomising your siteKeeping your site software up to date.

Adding custom CSS to a WordPress website.

Adding custom CSS to a WordPress website.

Sometimes you will want to add additional styles or CSS to your WordPress website. These additional rules can override what your theme says and make changes site wide. In this example we want to fix the width of the buttons on screen so they are all the same...

Cropping Photos

Cropping Photos

There are times when you need an image for your website to be a particular size or aspect ratio, for example you might need a long thin image for your header or to use a small section of an image for a product or portrait photo. In this blog post I'm going to explain...

Accessing the dashboard

Accessing the dashboard

One of the benefits of using a content management system such as WordPress is the fact that you do not need any special software to manage your website, everything you need is built in to the WordPress dashboard. To access the dashboard on your website follow the...

Convert a PDF to JPG using GIMP

Convert a PDF to JPG using GIMP

I've been asked about how to convert PDF files of scanned artwork into JPGs that can be edited or used on social media, one simple way to do this would be to use image editing software such as GIMP, The GNU Image Manipulation Program, this is often described as a...

Accessing WordPress via FTP

Sometimes there are tasks you need to do with a WordPress website that either require or would be much easier to do via FTP. In this short tutorial I'll explain how to do just that. In this case I'm going to upload a plugin. 1.  First you'll need some FTP software,...