Silicon Dales at WordCamp EU 2022

WordCamp Europe 2022 Porto

Silicon Dales attended WordCamp EU 2022 in Porto to catch up with the great people in the WordPress eco-system including hosting providers, plugin makers and, of course, the platforms themselves. It has been 3 years since the last European meetup and it was really refreshing to finally catch up with those we’ve been working with …

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Case Study: Annual Report Microsite for EBRD

The Client The EBRD was created in April 1991 to ‘foster the transition towards open market-oriented economies and to promote private and entrepreneurial initiative’. The Task Set up 2 microsites to host data from the EBRD Annual Report in time for the presentation in Marrakesh, Morocco, in the second week of May 2022: The 2021 …

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Silicon Dales now Platinum WooExperts for 2022

WooCommerce recently relaunched its partner program for accredited WooCommerce development agencies and Silicon Dales have been announced as Platinum Level WooExperts. What does this mean? Silicon Dales have been accredited WooExperts since 2015. This means we know how to help with almost any WooCommerce project or task. Whether it’s recommending a developer, tweaking a plugin …

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Case Study: Las Vegas WordPress Magazine “OffTheStrip”

The Client OffTheStrip.com serves Las Vegas locals and lovers with top quality news, reviews and pointers about the people, food and attractions that make the city such a great place to be. The Task Redesign and optimize a WordPress based magazine website to enhance user experience and – as a result – improve search engine …

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Silicon Dales contributes to WordPress 5.9 update

WordPress 5.9 was released on 25th January 2022. You can see the news statement from WordPress here. What’s Joséphine got to do with it? WordPress names all its release after jazz musicians – this time it’s Joséphine Baker, a jazz singer born in 1906. New theme The new update ships with a new theme: Twenty Twenty-Two. Take …

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Case study: Las Vegas hotel and restaurant listings site for OnTheStrip.com

The Client “On The Strip is a local, independent travel booking site focused on increasing travel to and within Las Vegas. Unlike other booking sites, On The Strip is content-driven creating an informed customized experience for a curious traveler. Written by locals, On The Strip provides breaking news and freshly updated information about places to …

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Silicon Dales named as AMP Experts

Silicon Dales have just been named as AMP Experts, recognising our work in the field of speeding up WordPress & WooCommerce installations. See the listing here. What is AMP? AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages and is a way to serve webpages faster using Google’s infrastructure, thus not hitting your own servers and hosting. There …

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New services in 2021 – Ometria, Sage & more

Over the past 12 months, the team at Silicon Dales has developed across a number of specialized B2B areas. Notably performing WooCommerce integrations with Ometria and Sage 200 (on-premises) as well as setting up full Purchase Order & invoicing systems for a number of enterprise B2B clients. Take a look at the new services: Ometria …

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Google service outages 14th December 2020

Google experienced multiple outages today, including across YouTube, Gmail and Docs. For a fuller breakdown of the services and regions affected, see TechCrunch. All services now appear to be back online and operating normally. To see the Google Workspace status dashboard, click here.