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How to spot lousy website design before it’s too late

Web designers, developers and website owners can frustrate their visitors by not paying attention to the little details. Some of the biggest offenders are websites with slow page loading times, hidden links, intrusive ads and confusing navigation. By creating a bad user experience, these sites are driving people away in droves. You've probably heard the saying, "the devil is in the details." Well, that's certainly true when it comes to website design. Even the most minor details can ruin your site's user experience and drive visitors away in droves if you're not careful. In this article, we'll look at some…
Jackson
May 11, 2022
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Riselabs Mutual NDA for sharing ideas

We appreciate that you might be sat on the next big thing. Bubbling away in your head, scribbled down on notes and perfectly articulated in a business plan might be the next Deliveroo, Lynda.com or PayPal. And to talk about that idea openly, with a complete stranger, is quite worrying. That's why we've created the Riselabs mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement that we're happy to sign before you tell us too much about your great idea. Of course, we will always protect your idea and anything you tell Riselabs is always treated as confidential - but we understand that our word might…
Jackson
October 11, 2020
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What is a Sitemap and Why is it Important?

Prior to any website development, it’s common practice to design a sitemap. This is essentially a mapped out version of your website will work, showing where pages are and how features relate to one another. (more…)
Jackson
October 30, 2017
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GDPR and Your Data

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect next year, prompting all businesses to review how they capture, handle and store the data of individuals. (more…)
Jackson
October 26, 2017
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Best Small Business Website WordPress Plugins

Roundup of WordPress plugins we love and use First of all, WordPress is an incredibly powerful content management system by itself, and add a handful of plugins, and you'll have yourself a fully extended e-commerce site, business website, blog or resource platform etc. Therefore here is our list of WordPress Plugins we love and use on our website and client websites. (more…)
Jackson
September 12, 2017
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Welcome to the Riselabs Blog

Riselabs are a technical solutions and consultation company run by Jackson Howell and Scott Roberts. Co-founded in 2016, the pair’s aim is to help businesses execute solutions with the right technology. The Riselabs blog offers an insight into what can be done (more…)
Jackson
August 8, 2016