Facebook Instant Articles – What are they?
Facebook's Instant Articles are coming, but what exactly are Instant Articles and why should you start using them?
Bidirectional post relationships in WordPress
As WordPress progresses further and further beyond its original scope as a blogging platform and well into the full blown content management system (CMS) realm, the need for more complex relationships between content increases.
Five WordPress plugins we couldn’t live without
This one’s for all the WordPress developers out there, the ones for whom WordPress puts food on their tables and warms their houses during winter; whether you’re a one-man template warrior or a full service agency, no WordPress website should go out the door without these plugins in tow.
Say hello to our new developer, Rich
In August we welcomed our newest developer, Rich, into the 6-2 design team. This week we asked him some dig-deep questions and found out how his first month at 6-2 design has gone.
Preparing for the web design process
A large part of getting a website that meets requirements and helps drive your business forward is in the preparation. Read on for our quick guide to get you started on the right track.
Organise WordPress CMS with Folders plugin
More content has meant more pages and posts. We take a quick look at the best way to organise your CMS so you spend less time searching and more time generating content. Perfect for large site administrators or those who just like things tidy.
Why open source is good for us all
At 6-2 design we believe in the power of open source. Here's a quick introduction into what open source is, how it came about, and why it has taken over the world.
Changing lives with community investment
As part of our commitment to give more than take, we created a bespoke website for dance based charity Magpie Dance. This new website has been a game-changer for their organisation.
A quick guide to keywords for business owners
One of the topics we are often asked about by business owners is keywords. Having keywords on your website helps you to get found by new customers online. This quick guide explains what keywords are, how they work, why you need them and how to get them onto your website.
A different take on the twelve days of Christmas
As we sail through December towards the delights of the festive season and the promise of new year’s resolutions, we take some time out to reflect on 2014 with month by month highlights from our journey through the year, from scrums to weddings and everything in between!
Free project days unleash our creativity
At 6-2 design, we believe in the power of creativity and innovation, so we regularly set aside time to cultivate the skills and ideas that might otherwise go unrealised and undeveloped. On the last Wednesday of each month, every team member can work on a project of their own choosing.
Folkestone Triennial 2014 review
The Folkestone Triennial is one of the most ambitious public art projects in the UK. The theme this year was space and location, reflecting issues that affect both Folkestone and the wider world.
Love clients? Adopt proper process
The world is constantly in motion. Technology and business are evolving at a pace that is unprecedented in the history of human civilisation. To provide true value to our clients, we need to use processes that account for that.
Digibury Weekender 18 Oct 2014 review
Digibury’s first ever ‘weekender’ - a brilliant day of talks on the wider impact that technology has on society and culture - leads to some inspiring, thought provoking, funny and downright bizarre discussions.
New project managers Jeremy and Kathryn spill the beans
We’re delighted to welcome new project managers Jeremy and Kathryn to the 6-2 design team. This week we put them under the spotlight to find out what makes them tick and get them to spill the beans about what it’s really like working here.