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Fake WordPress security emails warning – what you need to know

February 7, 2024

There is a dangerous phishing email circulating that targets WordPress users. It asks you to download and install a plugin to your WordPress website to protect you against what is a fake vulnerability. If you receive an email with the subject line “Immediate Action Needed: Vulnerability Found – Your website […]

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Tips for Creating a Successful Business Website Using WordPress

March 7, 2023

WordPress is by far the most popular content management system for building sites, and it’s no wonder why; it’s user-friendly, customisable, and offers a range of features that make it an ideal choice for all types of business owners. With its many thousands of plugins and themes you can do […]

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Website design work from 2021

June 8, 2022

Here are some of the website builds completed in 2021 or early 2022. This includes a mixture of WordPress and Shopify websites and WooCommerce website design and builds. Pakworld Pakworld has been a Web Matters client for several years, so this was a re-design of their previous website. Pakworld is […]

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The beginner’s guide to getting a website designed for your business

May 30, 2022

If you’ve never paid anyone to build you a website before, this blog post is for you. Over the next 13 minutes, I’ll take you through the basics of how websites get built. By the end of this post, you should have a good understanding of the website design process, what it might cost, what to expect, and what to look out for.

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Hazel Barlow Coaching website

November 3, 2021

Hazel works as a business coach and organisation development specialist across the private, public, not-for-profit sectors. She provides coaching and consulting services including organisation transition and project change. The site is online at https://hazelbarlowcoaching.co.nz

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Building your own Website using WordPress

November 4, 2020

This article is for anyone considering building their own website in WordPress. You could be self-employed or considering being your own boss, or perhaps you have a small business and you have to do all of your marketing on a tight budget. If you’re about to go into business for […]

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Video Conferencing with Zoom

March 17, 2020

Like most businesses, I’m now thinking about how to manage my work around the Covid 19 pandemic. I’m also receiving client emails asking for advice about video conferencing.

Video conferencing is the obvious way to replace face to face meetings. So I wanted to share my recommended tool – Zoom.

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Website and Digital Marketing Trends

December 10, 2019

This is a big topic, so my goal here is to give you a quick overview of where to direct your time and energy. The Fast Pace of Change in Web Tech Web technology is ever-evolving, which means websites can get left behind rather quickly. This often happens as website […]

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WordPress Website training for website editors

October 29, 2019

At Web Matters we enjoy training our clients on how to update their WordPress website. So over the years, we’ve learned what website editors struggle with learning or retaining and what they most need to know about how to update their websites. We are now offering  website training service to […]

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How to create a MailChimp API Key to connect your website and mailing list

August 8, 2019

Creating a MailChimp API key is super easy, it’s just not immediately obvious how to do it, so here are some quick instructions on how to go about it. First up, some background information. An API key allows two apps to connect, so in this case, it will be your […]

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The Perfectionist’s Guide to getting a Website Designed

August 2, 2019

Do you identify as a perfectionist? If so, you’re not alone, many people find themselves in what can feel like an impossible situation, they want every project completed to an extremely high standard but within a set time-frame and budget. Anyone who’s been in charge of any project knows how […]

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Web design work completed in 2018

April 24, 2019

A look back at the website design work Web Matters started (and mostly completed) in 2018. The portfolio features new clients along with several existing clients who came back for a website redesign. Kooinda Alpacas https://www.kooindaalpacas.com – are located near Lawrence and breed alpaca. They also run alpaca farm tours. […]

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