Thanks to its incredible flexibility, WordPress has become the most widely used content management system in the world. But in recent months attacks on WordPress websites have increased at an unprecedented rate. Here are some steps you can take to protect your WordPress website from hackers.
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As a new year begins, many around the world are taking part in the old tradition of setting New Years resolutions. Some you are setting new business goals, others are trying to get fit and some of you are embarking on inspiring challenges to make the world a better place.  Continue reading Doing Our Part to Protect The Environment.




We truly believe that blogging is a great way to market your business and build relationships with existing and potential clients. However many of the businesses we meet shy away from blogging, worrying that it involves too much of a time commitment or that it is not right for their business. So over the past few weeks, we have challenged ourselves to research and come up with 49 different reasons why your business should be blogging… Continue reading 49 Reasons To Blog.




David Carson has to be one of the best known graphic designers in the world. His work has inspired and influenced hundreds of thousands of designers around the world, including us here at Digital Arts Creative.

From studying him at college to watching his seminars though out our professional careers, he has always been an icon in the design world. New York based production house Dress Code recently shot a short documentary about his life in the Caribbean as a surfer and designer. We couldn’t miss this chance to share this video with you all.




Please note that this article is from back in 2015 and thus does not reflect current trends. Our current advice to all of our clients is to try and move across to a mobile friendly website. We will be releasing a new article with the latest considerations in the near future.

Over the past week or two, many of our clients from Leicester, London and Stafford have been asking us about the impact of what has been dubbed ‘Mobilegeddon’. The media have really blown Google’s latest algorithm change out of proportion and many web designers and developers have used it as a scare tactic to push some businesses into spending huge amounts on new mobile friendly websites. So what is the truth about Google’s new mobile friendly algorithm? Continue reading Should You Fear Mobilegeddon? Do You Need A Mobile Friendly Website?.




An estimated 34,000 SME’s will be affected by new EU laws that changes the way VAT is applied to the sales of digital products. Even if your sales are less than the current VAT threshold of £81,000 per year, these new laws could affect your business.

From 1 January 2015, sales of digital products will have VAT applied in the country where the products are bought rather then the country where they are sold. This will apply to any digital product from ebooks and videos to digital frameworks and online courses.  Continue reading New EU VAT Law For Selling Digital Products.




Three big high street retailers have gone into administration this week and it’s only Thursday. This follows a scary pattern which has been developing over the past few months whereby big iconic brands have been disappearing overnight. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like this pattern is going to stop any time soon.

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On May 26 a new European Law came into effect in Britain. Nicknamed the cookie law, it effects nearly every British website. I am no lawyer and thus can not give any legal advice, however I can explain a little more about the law and show what other websites are doing to implement it.

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A few weeks back we opened our new Stafford based studio and now slowly the boxes are disappearing.

Opening a studio in Stafford has given us a number of benefits. We are just on the edge of Stafford town centre which means it’s just a 5 minute walk from one of the best linked train stations in England, and about a 10 minute drive to the M6. Whilst still being close to all our clients in Leicester, the new location gives us great links to the rest of the UK, including London and Manchester, two of the cities with our most clients. Continue reading New Stafford Based Studio.




There is nothing more powerful then to see your business through the eyes of your clients. It helps to find where your strengths and weaknesses are, provides you with testimonials to use on your website and can be a great boost to your confidence. Customer feedback is essential to building and marketing a successful brand. But what should you ask?

Continue reading Six Questions You Should Be Asking Clients.



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