Free availability calendars for accommodation websites

Great news for self catering and holiday accommodation businesses – we are providing free availability calendars for any new accommodation website in 2020. We use the excellent WP Simple Availability Calendar, which enables you to easily update availability on your website. It even syncs with AirBnB and Booking.com, saving you time updating availability for your […]

What kind of forms should I use on my website?

Forms are integral to many websites. This article takes a look at what forms you should be using on your website and why. Before setting up a form, you need ask yourself these questions: What information do I want to collect? This is the most important question. Do you collect the minimum amount of info, […]

Should I be using a Call Now Button and Live Chat?

The way your customers interact with your website varies from business to business. Every company needs to know the best way to communicate with their customers. For some it’s a form or email and for others its a phone call or web chat. This article discusses the reasons for using a floating Call Now Button […]

Why it is essential to use an SSL certificate

In today’s world it is more important than ever to have an SSL certificate on your website. This short article discusses what an SSL is, why you need it and how to get one for your site. What is an SSL certificate? An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate encrypts data shared on your website. You […]

Most commonly used plugins

This article details what plugins we recommend for all WordPress websites. What is a plugin? A plugin is an extra bit of software, that can be added to your WordPress website, to add extra features and functions. Plugins can either be downloaded for free directly from WordPress, or purchased from independent companies. As web designers, […]

UK Based Website Designer

If you have found us by searching for UK based website designer, then you have arrived at the right place. Here at Duncan Weddell & Co we are proud to service people far and wide with our affordable website designer services. Although we appreciate that we aren’t the only web designers out there, from previous […]

Pay with Bitcoin and SAVE 15% on our web design services

We’re advocates of Bitcoin and cryptos! If you pay us in Bitcoin, you’ll save 15% on our web design services! Whether you are based locally in Edinburgh, or anywhere in the world with an internet connection, you can quickly and easily pay using Bitcoin. Why pay in Bitcoin? Why pay with Bitcoin you ask. Well, […]

Common Website Design Questions

This article details some of the questions, I commonly get asked, when it comes to designing websites. Lets jump straight in. Why use your web design service, when we could use Wix? I get asked this question a lot. If you want to create your own website, then by all means use a service like […]

Web Design – Our Process from Start to Finish

Knowing how we will be working with you is important. Web design is a two-way process. We do the work, but we also need input from you! Outlined below is how we normally go about the process of creating a website for our clients. Getting to Know Each Other After the initial contact, we’ll arrange […]

Tips on choosing your Edinburgh Web Design Company

Below are the top tips, when it comes to choosing an Edinburgh web design company, to create a website for your business. Price Obviously price is critical. In order to get an accurate price it is important to provide a detailed brief. This helps the web design company determine how much work is required. Also […]