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You’re Hired – My Apprenticeship with Code Blue Digital.

This is a guest post by the youngest member of the Code Blue Digital family Olly. He joined us earlier this year on an academic apprenticeship and we invited him to write a few words about the experience so far. “Switching over to an apprenticeship was a difficult decision, it was a pretty big change… Continue reading

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Code Blue Digital, Now an award winning digital studio

You may have seen us mention on our Twitter feed that we were nominated for the Heart Internet Website Of The Month competition. We are pleased to announce that we have won an award! Second place with Special Recognition for making it into the final 3! The competition was pretty tough, our sincerest congratulations to the other finalists and to… Continue reading

Increase sales this holiday season with these great WooCommerce plugins

WooCommerce – What is it? WooCommerce is a leading WordPress eCommerce plugin created by the team at WooThemes. WooCommerce boasts an impressive feature list allowing you to easily and safely integrate eCommerce into your very own WordPress website. WooCommerce supports a vast majority of well-known payment solutions and gateways from across the globe as well as a powerful built-in… Continue reading

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Happy Yorkshire Day!

White Rose! White Rose! It’s that time of the year again, August 1st and you know what that means? – It’s Yorkshire day!!! This year there is plenty to celebrate about the region, not least the phenomenal Tour De France Grand Depart where we showed the World what it means to be a Yorkshireman! We… Continue reading

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Enter our rebrand competition and join the revolution!

Attention citizens! We have been running a competition for the last few weeks to win a corporate rebrand from us worth in excess of £2000! We will design a new logo and stationary for the lucky winner. All you have to do is follow and share the posts on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Show the… Continue reading

WordPress Scaffolding with Grunt.js

WordPress Scaffolding? We use WordPress for the majority of our content managed websites. It is a fast and flexible platform that is easy to use. One thing we are keen on is building tools to optimise our workflow and speed up repetitive tasks. (like our barebones theme – Flexbones). It gives our developers more time to work on the task at… Continue reading

Google My Business. A new service to streamline local listings

Until now setting up all of the available Google services available for small businesses was a pain. Maps didn’t integrate well with Google+ and getting an existing Google+ page to integrate with local listings seemed impossible. Thankfully these days of frustration and repeating yourself are behind us now with the launch of  Google My Business. Connect directly… Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Should Consider A New Website

1. You don’t currently have a website With no web presence it is difficult to generate new business without going out to find it. How much easier would your sales teams job be if they could show off the products and services on a website? Your customers can revisit long after a sales meeting to make a… Continue reading

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A Little Van-ity For Insuletics

Christmas came early for Insuletics this year when they came over to Code Blue HQ to pick up a freshly wrapped van ready to strut its stuff up and down the UKs major road networks. Our designers put together a range of concepts for the van which we  refined with the feedback from Insuletics. The… Continue reading

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Introducing CloudFlare

CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with Code Blue Digital! If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition is simple: we’ll make any website twice as fast and protect it from a broad range of web threats. Today, hundreds of thousands of websites—ranging from individual blogs… Continue reading