How to fill your WordPress website with great looking images

Great looking images are really important when visitors are looking for a quick way to understand your website, brand and business. Good images help with trust, expectations and, ultimately, sales. Finding images Stock images A quick way to give viewers what they’re looking for is to use professional images from a stock image services such …

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How to add pictures to Flickr and put them into an album

On a project many moons ago, we used Flickr to display a variety of subject specific image galleries which fed into WordPress based on the contents of a particular Flickr album. When Flickr can be advantageous We did this for 2 reasons: So that it was very easy for this business to upload images into …

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Case Study: Moodle and Mailchimp Integration for WooCommerce

The Institute of Photography booked Silicon Dales to update integrations between WooCommerce, Moodle and Mailchimp, including a Moodle re-theme and some custom code. What’s the Institute of Photography? The Institute of Photography (or IOP®) was founded by photography and online photography course experts to help people increase their skills from the comfort of their own …

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Colour Trends for 2014

Shutterstock has released data on the most popular colours. The results are based on 400 million downloads from the popular image service, making this a reliable guide to the biggest trends in web palettes. It’s clear just from the cover page that photo overlays in Instagram and Twitter have heavily influenced many people, giving that end-of-summer …

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