Having WordPress.com billing problems?

Having WordPress.com billing problems?

During a recent marketing campaign, we recieved a number of queries from WordPress.com users who are having billing difficulties. Since this appears to be a problem for a lot of people, we thought we would see if we could help direct you in the right direction!

WordPress.com Vs WordPress.org

Did you know that there are two “versions” of WordPress? WordPress was originally launched in May 2003 by two gentleman, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little as an Open Source project. Over the years, Matt went on to create a company called ... Read More

WordPress Website Maintenance

WordPress Website Maintenance

As any business owner knows, your WordPress website is the face of your business online. Uptime is critical for all business websites – any outages whether for a few minutes or a few days can have a very negative impact on your brand, sales, enquiries and your search engine rankings. For this reason, it is vital to stay on top of your WordPress Website Maintenance on an ongoing basis.

WordPress is powered by Automattic (the company behind WordPress) and a HUGE community of dedicated supporters. As a result, updates for the ... Read More

SEO never finishes!

One of the top questions we are asked by new and potential clients is “Will our website be search engine friendly?”. Our answer is always a big YES, however it takes more than just a search engine friendly site to get to the top of the search engine rankings! To get to the top, you need to add lots of relevant, descriptive, targetted content and you need to optimise your content for the search engines (SEO).

Search engines love (new) content

When you register your site with the various search engines, they ... Read More

Microsoft wants you to update Internet Explorer by 12/01/2016

Microsoft wants you to update Internet Explorer by 12/01/2016

Microsoft have announced that they will stop supporting older versions of the Internet Explorer (IE) browser on January 12th, 2016. This means that they will no longer release any security updates or provide support for older versions of IE. Going forward, you will need to have the latest version of Internet Explorer (which is currently IE11). In some cases this may mean that you will have to update Windows (i.e. Vista to Service Pack 2). Those of you still running on Windows XP, support for XP officially ended in April ... Read More

New Service: PSD to HTML Conversion

New Service: PSD to HTML Conversion

Over the years, we have worked with a number of graphic designers and design studios to convert their designs into HTML pages, WordPress websites and E-Mail templates. Today, we are delighted to announce that we are launching our PSD to HTML conversion service.

It has never been easier or quicker to get a quote to convert a design from any image format (PSD preferred) into valid HTML5 & CSS3 code. We can also take your conversion a step further – we can convert your design into a beautiful WordPress template or ... Read More

How to write content that ranks well

Writing content can be a frustrating process – doubly so when that content is not found by the search engines. Here are a few of our tips to making sure that your site is found by the right people.

Write your content in the natural language of your idea audience.

There is a myth out there that writing your content so that it can be understood by the search engines will help your site rank better. Well, it is just that, a myth. All of the search engines prefer to process content ... Read More

How to keep your site content fresh.

How to keep your site content fresh.

Following on from our earlier post, one of the easiest (and cheapest) things you can do to get your website further up the rankings is to add fresh content. Search engines love fresh content! Because they love it, they will be sure to come back and check your site regularly.

Here are three very brief suggestions on what you should be doing to keep your site fresh:

Add news/posts/articles regularly. Make sure these are about your core business or particular products/services you want to promote. Share details about a recent project or ... Read More

Marketing your business online. Part 3: SEO

Marketing your business online. Part 3: SEO

Continuing our series on marketing your business online, today we are going to discuss Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

What is it?

At it’s most basic, SEO is the practice of fiddling with (optimising) the content on your website to get highly relevant and targetted traffic to your site. What do we mean by this? Well, if you are in the business of selling Tractors, you need to get visitors (traffic) who are looking for genuinely looking for information about Tractors (Tractor Parts, Tractor Servicing, Tractor Warranties, etc.). Having people who want to ... Read More

About Darvu

Darvu are a dynamic outfit based in beautiful Adare, Co. Limerick, in the West of Ireland. We have a proven track record delivering solutions to meet the needs of our clients.

WordPress was first released in May 2003 - we have been using it since August of 2003! It was "love at first site" if you'll excuse the pun!

We are an approachable bunch. Whether you know exactly what you want or just have an idea, but don't know how to translate it into a working website, give us a call - we can help.

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We know and appreciate that if you are reading this, you may be a non-technical person. That is no problem at all, if you have been reading through our site, you will have noticed that we like to keep the tech talk to a minimum. Contact us today - we are happy to talk with you about your requirements.

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