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Website updating service

Website updating service

website updating service for small businessNeed your website updated but don’t know how or don’t have the time? Agumdoo Design’s  website updating service can help. Whether you want to add new content, videos, menus, pages, contact forms, link to PDF reports, maps or other features to your site, Agumdoo can do it.

How our Website updating service works

Updating your website is quick and hassle free. Just send me an e-mail or ring me and let me know what you want to add or change on your website. Whether your website is built with basic html or uses a content management system like WordPress or Joomla, I can take care of the updates for you at my hourly rate. No subscriptions or hidden costs — you simply pay for the time it takes to make the updates.

Things I can change on your website

Some of my clients rely on me for periodic content updates, and let me know when they want to add new pages or content to their website. Others have the time to do basic updates themselves, but rely on me to add scripts or custom functionality like contact forms, notice boards and other more advanced features they are not interested in doing themselves. Continue Reading

WordPress Courses Scotland

Wordpress courses Scotland

WordPress Courses Scotland

WordPress courses Scotland from Agumdoo Design in our new training centre. Courses can be customised for your business. You can learn on your own WordPress site or on an offline version. Our half day course comes with 3 weeks phone support and includes the following.

  • Adding pages
  • Adding to your blog (posts)
  • Adding images and galleries
  • Working with menus
  • Understand SEO
  • Working with widgets
  • Adding users – share the work load

Please ring for more information on WordPress training Scotland, 07842910303

WordPress backup

wordpress backupDon’t wait until its broken, get a backup plugin now.  If you have spent a lot of time and energy on your site or blog you don;t want to loose it all to hackers or updating error. There are lots of good free plugins that enable you to back up all your site files and database and restore your site in less than half an hour.

Joomla 1.5 security risks

joomla 1.5 risksJoomla 1.5 security risks

Joomla has a list of vulnerabilities affecting extensions that are specific to Joomla 1.5. This list is no longer going to be supported in security fixes and developers for these extensions are no longer making patches. Update to at least Joomla 2.5 now! or change to WordPress. The question to ask is “what’s the cost of having my site suddenly go to an ‘under construction’ page?” What’s the monetary value? What’s the value of lost reputation? Take a serious look at your situation and try to come up with a reasonable number. Compare this with the cost of upgrading your site. If the numbers are close, it’s probably a good idea to start budgeting. If the cost is significantly higher than upgrading, find the budget now because it’s time to start planning!

The truth is you do need to upgrade to Joomla 2.5 and with all major security upgrades ending for Joomla 1.5 ending in September 2013, you should have upgraded by now.

Zedity plugin


A powerful and extremely easy to use design editor for WordPress.

The plugin is remarkably flexible and allows you to create page designs any way you want. It gives you complete design freedom with drag and drop functionality. This is a truly excellent design tool that will allow you to make each page on your blog completely unique. Quick to learn and easy to configure. Brighten up your posts and pages.


Image size

image size is importantSlow loading!

I was asked to look at a clients blog as it was taking 20 minutes to load. The front page had 3 posts with Jetpack slideshows with about 12 slides in each all 5000 px wide. Try to keep images around 700 wide. Load time can affect your search ranking and remember the broadband speed of your customers which if they are in the Kippen can be abysmal. If your camera has a “for web” setting use this. If you need to show a large image make a thumbnail with a link to the full size image.

Move WordPress to Agumdoo hosting

Want to change web hosts?

move WordPress

Move WordPress to new host

If you want to move your website but don’t know how or don’t want the hassle. Agumdoo Design and hosting will move your site free when you sign up to Business Gold Hosting account. It is also free for static html sites. Move your WordPress site to a new host at a time to suit you, Day or night.

You don’t have to be in Stirling – Distance no object!

Move your website to Agumdoo and we will do all the work with the minimum of down time, usually under an hour.

Agumdoo Cloud hosting

New look control panel

control panel imageControl panel gets face lift for 2014 with new features.

Business Gold package £79 for 12 months.

Wordpess multisite ready installed  hosting £99 for 12 months

Fast, reliable & secure web hosting with UK support.

Agumdoo Cloud hosting uses a powerful web-based control panel that gives our customers everything they need to manage their domain names, web hosting, email, one-click installs, and much more. Completely free for our customers, helping them to make their websites and businesses a success.

More than one website?

Ring for multi hosting account deals. 07842910303

Exsisting clients webmail and control panel login.