Portfolio

We were asked by Mayday Graphics to firstly relocate their website from the original hosting company. We then migrated the site from 1.5 to 2.5 maintaining the same features as the old website.

We were asked by Tradinco to merge two existing 1.5 and 1.0 sites into one, from the merge we then migrated the combined site to 2.5. We went onto supplying Joomla! training for directors at Tradinco.

Following recent website design and migration projects from Seatrade including Seatrade Asia and Seatrade Insider, we were asked to work on an ambitious flagship website - Seatrade Global. Seatrade needed a complex news site, with content being viewed across 4 regions and 9 industry sub-sectors plus an overall view on the home page – there are 14 different basic ways to view this site!

Website redesign to allow team members and captains to update and edit the website themselves, including the integration of social media.

E-commerce website design including integration with Worldpay, international shipping by postcode and social media integration.

We were originally contacted towards the end of October 2010 by Tiger Two who were having trouble with their Joomla! website that had been partially completed and was not delivering the required service for their online social media training service.

We met Robina Scott at one of the Business Link East courses on Search Engine Optimisation - Robina wanted to have a website which she could update herself and that was visually appealing to her visitors, which Joomla! suited very well.  The project went through several iterations until we decided on the right template for PRH England, which we think you'll agree, is pretty good!

Able2UK had been operating for 10 years as an HTML based news portal, and for it's 10th birthday, was to be given a facelift.  This project also involved a training element, as the owner of the site wanted to learn about Joomla! and how to create his own sites using this CMS, therefore we also provided 2 days of on-site training.

The Stowmarket Festival website needed a fun, exciting and dynamic template which reflected the ethos of this week-long event.  We incorporated a gallery of past events and will also incorporate a video gallery in the future.

The Stowmarket Community Centre is a community venue which is managed by Stowmarket Town Council.  It required a refresh of the public-facing website to modernise the look and feel.

The Ogilvie Charities manage several sheltered housing projects across Suffolk and Essex, and administer several funds which support elderly people. Their website was well overdue for an overhaul, and they were keen to be able to administer it themselves.

We were approached by Rockbond Special Concrete Products at a Business Link event which focused on search engine optimisation and getting the most out of your website, as they didn't feel that their website was working for them despite considerable investment in an 'SEO Expert' company.

We were approached by the Friends of Christchurch Park to help with the redesign and hosting of a website for their organisation, which had an existing free site that was not performing.  They needed some dynamic technologies, particularly relating to the display of images, using calendars to inform people what was happening in the park, and integration with social media.

A massive migration from MojoScripts into Joomla! of ~1000 ads and ~5000 users, this was a large project which involved significant customisation to meet the requirements of the new site.

One of our dana (generosity) projects, Buddhism Today was established as a website which allows young people practicing Buddhism within the Triratna Buddhist Community to network, share ideas, promote events and communicate with each other.

Jackson Civil Engineering required a website redesign, as their previous site was becoming dated and did not allow them to take advantage of many features that could be offered by the Joomla! Content Management System.

Website redesign and adaption of existing Joomla!/Moodle site to meet client requirements.

After the success of Seatrade Insider, we were asked to redesign another site for Seatrade - this time aimed at their Asian market.  Seatrade Asia was created on the newer 2.5.x platform but retains much of the look and feel of the Seatrade Insider website.

A website redesign project for a site which was flash-based and was not performing in search engine results.  We were approached to redesign the site to allow the staff to manage the site with minimal input.  We also provided QR codes for advertising material.

A redesign of a Joomla! website which had not been updated in some time, this project brought modern CSS and a new design to revive the Stowmarket Market web presence.

Sharon needed a website redesign to improve her company web presence and develop her position in search engines.  We created a new colour scheme and implemented several features to improve her website, including a blog where she shares her gardening hints and tips - well worth a visit!

We were approached by one of the team to create a website for Young Indian Futures on a dana (generosity) basis. Young Indian Futures support young people in India to give them an opportunity to study, gain employment, and support their community. We were delighted to work with this charity and will continue to support them going forward.

We were asked by the ISSBA committee to redesign the website to facilitate the inclusion of a unified invoicing system, and extend the benefits of membership by incorporating a new directory system, and allowing members to add news - amongst others.  The site launched at the Suffolk Business Exhibition.

Initially contracted to provide customisations to incorporate the EWay payment gateway into popular jobs board Joombah Jobs, we were asked to continue working as SEO consultants to help the site rank well in search engines and drive memberships.

We were asked to redesign the Herts Expo site, including a better event management system and developing the branding of the Expo.  We have been asked to assist with future projects for the organisation.

We were approached by Hair4Head to assist with some problems that they were experiencing with their Joomla!/Virtuemart shop - namely that the SSL certificate was not working properly and was not giving the 'green tick' in several search engines.

Suffolk Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme was one of the first community portal sites that we designed around five years ago, when Joomla! 1.0 had just been released.  The site had become very popular and was ranking extremely well in Google, however it was somewhat dated and not in keeping with the recent rebrand of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Seatrade approached us to assist with the development of their cruise industry news portal, then known as Cruise Community.  This ambitious project involved a complete graphical redesign led by Seatrade's in house team of graphic designers, alongside including several new features such as the integration of K2, a jobs board, and enhancing their web-based newsletter system.  It also involved moving the domain, and ensuring that all previous com_content articles were redirected to the new K2 articles.

We were approached by Stowmarket Town Council to provide support and migration for their Joomla! websites.  One of these sites was for the popular Stowfest music event.  This site was appropriate to be designed in Joomla! 1.6 and is one of our first sites to be released using the new system.

New View Residential contacted us having seen our Facebook page to help them design a website for their new Right Livelihood business as a lettings agent based in Cambridge. 

We were approached by Taraloka, a women's retreat centre in Wales, to provide training on their website CMS (Wordpress) as the team were not confident in updating the site and creating new pages. 

We were contacted by Perfect Placement, who had found our website through a Google search, in January 2010.  Perfect Placement run a website which is one of the most popular motor trade recruitment sites in the UK, but were having problems with their developers.

We designed Craig's original website in Joomla! 1.0.x several years ago, so when the time came to upgrade, Craig came back to us.

Mark needed a website which could showcase his talent, while allowing his visitors to listen to his music, view photos of his events, and see where and when he was playing.

Suffolk Historic Churches Trust had a static HTML site which they were not able to easily update, and needed to both modernise and regain control of their own site.  We were approached by Rachel Sloane, who managed the redesign of the site, having seen the work we carried out for Ipswich & Suffolk Small Business Association.

Jay approached us to improve his website by incorporating a blog feature, using Wordpress.  We installed and configured Wordpress on his hosting and adapted a template to integrate with the theme on his existing website.

As founder members of the Joomla! User Group Suffolk and key players in the organisation of Joomla!Day UK 2010, we designed the Joomla!Day UK 2010 website from scratch, incorporating a ticketing system as well as various other extensions to manage newsletters and social media interaction.

We were approached by the Abhayaratna Trust to design a new website on their own domain name, as they had previously been operating as a sub-site of the Triratna Buddhist Order site which was not giving good results in terms of awareness and visibility.

Having originally designed a Joomla! site for Bouquet Garni, we were approached several years later to advise on refreshing the corporate image, including more photographs and digital media.

Nikki was just getting started with her card business, making bespoke and beautiful handmade cards, when she started up a "free" website which wasn't really representing her corporate image or allowing her to sell her cards online.

After taking on the management of the RSN Online website, we were approached with an ambitious project to combine three websites into one, consolidating Rural information into one portal rather than different sites for different users.

We were approached by Tiger Floors to help breathe life into their old static HTML website which had become dated and was not helping the company to gain new clients.

We were recently approached to assist with the ongoing maintenance for the Colchester Buddhist Centre - applying updates, adding new content, and potentially expanding the website in the future. 

As co-founders of Joomla! User Group Suffolk, we led the development of the website.  The site includes community-based integrations with a forum, article submissions, event registrations, calendar and sharing of slides from presentations.

Special Memories had a database driven site however it wasn't showing off their work to its maximum potential.  Having previously done some pro-bono work for Jay Blake, we were approached to redesign the Special Memories site with the inclusion of a blog, a video system to showcase 30s montages of their work, and many other features.

The Rural Services Community site was running 1.0.x and needed migrating to 1.5.14 to ensure future security and compatibility with extensions.  Assistance was also later required with maintaining the site and ensuring that it remained updated.

UK Healthzone approached Suffolk Computer Services (now Virya Technologies) to assist with the implementation of their main site, UK Healthzone, and several "sub sites" for the locations where they provide on-site corporate health and wellbeing services as well as a corporate intranet.

Swift Property Services won our package in the Operation Santa Claus auction with SGR FM.  Swift Property Services offered Home Information Packs and Energy Performance Certificates alongside many other services such as pest control.  A website which could provide all the information, along with a means for customers to make one-off payments and also be able to buy and pay for their HIP/EPC through the site was needed, but a basic and clean interface was required.