Today I'm doing a quick test of the MailChimp RSS to Email campaign system. I haven't used it before. In fact I hadn't even seen the option before, maybe it is a new feature? MailChimp is ideal for marketing peeps, and as coders we are very impressed with how easy they have made the system. … [Read more...]
Our blog includes updates of the goings-on at Digital Acorn. Also expect technical musings and commentary on web-development issues.
Another financial year-end at Digital Acorn, and the first full year using the ClearBooks online accounting software. I wouldn't exactly say I'm looking forward to doing my corporation tax calculation or HMRC submission, however entering all of the data has been significantly easier this year. I used Sage previously, having been 'advised' by an ex-accountant, presumably for a commission. As a … [Read more...]
If you use the media upload system in WordPress to upload documents there may come a time when you want to update the document. There is no built-in functionality within WordPress to allow this without changing the link. And the link to your document may now be referenced in many other places. This plugin solves this problem quite … [Read more...]
Setting up Google Webmaster Tools is very easy, and it will open up a mine of information for you about your website. The easiest way to set it up is as follows. Log in to your Google account (create one if you don't have one). Navigate to the following URL: http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools Click the 'Add Site' button and enter your URL. Then get the html file provided by … [Read more...]
Happy New Year! The Digital Acorn team just gained another asset. Craig joins us from the beginning of the month, further strengthening this small team of dedicated coders. In addition to general web and software development skills, Craig has extensive e-commerce experience. Having worked both within development teams and as a freelancer he was the ideal candidate for us. Expect more of the same - … [Read more...]