20th March 2017

Upgrading a Joomla! site

Upgrading a Joomla! website can be as simple as navigating to the components section and activating the Joomla! update. However, if you are updating from older versions such as from Joomla! 1.5 or in many cases from Joomla! 2.5 there are often a variety of […]
8th February 2017

Joomla! developers in London

Although we are based in Brighton, we work extensively in London with a wide variety of clients across the private, public and not for profit sectors. We have been specialists in Joomla! for almost ten years, not long after Joomla! forked from Mambo.   A […]
7th December 2016

Bespoke web and software application development

Nvisage are a specialist web development agency with significant expertise in developing website and stand alone applications. If you have a specific requirement for an existing website or a concept for a new application then we would love to hear from you. Example projects include: […]
3rd November 2016

Developing online database applications and websites

Nvisage specialise in developing websites and web aplications using bespoke databases or integrating with a third party database such as a CRM. Examples include Moat Housing Association where we created a comprehensive customer portal. This included: secure personalised customer login area linking to the customer […]
2nd November 2016

How to design services for users with low digital literacy

Many areas of business need to reach out and target users who have low levels of digital literacy. This may be due to any of a combination of circumstances such as: social background age a variety of impairments These can also be a key target […]
27th October 2016
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Copywriting & translation

Having lived and worked in the UK for over 25 years, I realise how critical it is to pay attention (and homage) to the small subtleties of a language when translating copy for the web. This in terms of essence and the meaning whilst portraying […]
15th September 2016

WordPress website using Beaver builder

New website is live for Viridian Housing Association! Built using the WordPress platform by our highly experienced team with a bespoke look and feel adding individuality. Responsive websites are now a major and essential part of what we build due to the increased percentage of users using […]
22nd August 2016
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Sliders or carousels VS a static but changing hero image

As designers we are victim of trends. I don’t mind trends, but I am also glad I can rely on simply good basic graphic design skills. So what is my opinion on sliders / carousels*?   Facts A usability study by Neilson Norman group confirmed […]
21st June 2016

WordPress best practice and security

As WordPress specialists we build every site with a high degree of security in mind as well as a range of useful modules as standard.   Best practice approach to WordPress development We take into account a broad range of considerations when building a WordPress […]
16th June 2016
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Building easy forms in WordPress

WordPress has progressed in such a way that it is quick and intuitive with many plugins available. No matter what your experience is, it is possible to create a new form or edit current forms. We use the formidable plug in on all of our […]
25th May 2016
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Triumvirate for UX success: User stories, prototype, and testing!

If you want to build a successful, intuitive website and give your users a great experience when they navigate it, design it with their needs in mind, not yours! User stories It needs to start with a story, a bit like the opening line of […]
5th May 2016

NHS responsive joomla! website redesign

The NHS Slough CCG Joomla! redesign website has now been released and published live! Nvisage and NHS West Berkshire surgeries have built a great relationship over the years. We have upgraded the Joomla! content management system to the latest version and redesigned the website for […]
25th April 2016
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New reponsive Housing Association Intranet

We have recently delivered an Intranet for First Choice Homes Oldham. Our approach has been refreshingly different because rather than foist a ready made solution upon the client, we have listened to their specific organisational and sector needs and developed an intranet specifically tailored to their […]
20th April 2016

Bespoke Joomla! website re-development

Knowledge Train is a company specialising in delivering high quality project management training courses. However, despite a high quality service, their Joomla! website was not performing to the same standards. As well as not being responsive so delivering a poor experience on mobile devices, the […]
22nd January 2016
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How can AdWords help your business grow?

AdWords is an advertising service by Google for businesses wanting to display ads on Google and its advertising network. There are three networks out there that promote your business in different ways: Search network Definition: This network used for reaching specific groups of people who […]
7th January 2016
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WordPress Housing Association website

What a great start to the year as we launch the responsive website for Lincs Rural Housing Association! Includes key features, such as: Animation Responsive design Usability improvement Call to action Online forms, take a look at their contact us page. We have worked closely […]
22nd December 2015

Housing association website design & development

As we come to the end of 2015 we are pleased to share that we have just launched the new website for English Rural housing association. It is built upon the WordPress platform and is responsive allowing the site to down-scale to fit devices such as: mobile tablet laptop […]
5th November 2015

The Umbraco form builder tool – Contour

Umbraco has an excellent form builder tool called Contour which is both easy to use by a non-technical administrator and very powerful. All forms created by Contour are also all re-usable. As per any piece of content created in an Umbraco website, once you have […]
5th November 2015

Website usability testing best practice

We advise testing with representative samples of your real-world audiences at key stages of the website design and development. The first stage is to undertake a comprehensive Discovery Phase where we identify: your business objectives user types (personas) use cases KPIs to measure the success […]
19th October 2015
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WordPress web design and development

We have recently designed and developed the new website for Council for World Mission in WordPress. Council for World Mission is the more recent name of the Missionary society with such luminaries as David Livingstone. The benefits of designing and developing websites in WordPress The […]
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