News and articles from Port Macquarie Web Designs

You only have a few days to install SSL on your website or Google will mark your site “Not Secure”

Google has been threatening to do so for a while but it's now official. With the release of Chrome 68 in July any website without an SSL will be marked "Not Secure". How can you check ...
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A new website for CPG Commercial Project Group commercial builders

We have just finished a great new website for CPG Commercial Project Group a team of commercial builders based on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Built with WordPress as it's CMS it allows the team ...
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Kip Harris Civil Celebrant’s new website is live!

We had already designed Kip's new logo and business cards late last year and now we have just gone live with her new website too. Built in WordPress with a custom CMS the website is very ...
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Hastings Five Star Limousines new website and logo goes live

We have just helped Hastings Five Star Limousines to get their internet presence back. Unfortunately their previous website was built in a version of Joomla that was so old that when it stopped working it was ...
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Massage@PortMacquarie get a great new mobile friendly makeover

Ling at Massage@PortMacquarie was a very early client of ours. We designed a great looking website for her many years ago and it was working really well in the search rankings but just recently it had ...
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A new logo and a new responsive website for Portside Pre-School and Long Day Care

We have just gone live with a new logo and a new mobile friendly website for Portside Pre-School in Port Macquarie. The team at Portside already had a website but it just wasn't working. The old ...
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Brute force password hacks an increasing risk

Unfortunately it has now become likely that most websites will at some stage come under some kind of brute force attack as hackers attempt to guess your password and gain access. Just recently we found out ...
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A new website design for Northcorp Accountants

This is the second website we have created for Northcorp Accountants. Designed to reflect their new corporate identity and colour scheme the website is bright, clean and professional. It is interesting how progressive accounting companies like ...
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A new logo and business cards for a civil celebrant

We have just designed and created a new logo for Kip Harris - Civil Celebrant. The colour scheme was actually designed to match the colour of the clients car which will look great when it is ...
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A cautionary tale of domain names and designer shoes but with a happy ending!

The team at All Bright Pool Care have been clients for a very long time but unfortunately they became victims of some devious people. Their website had been working successfully for many years and they were ...
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A new website goes live for Macquarie Signs & Tinting

We have just gone live with a new website for the team at Macquarie Signs. As you can imagine visuals are really important for a sign and graphic design company so the website is full of ...
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A new logo and a new website for Humankind Massage

When Mandy from Humankind Massage first contacted us she already had a website but it had been created with an online subscription based company. Although she had spent hours working on it she could never get ...
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A new website for Clarity Counselling

Clarity Counselling Port Macquarie already had a Facebook page but wanted a website so they could convert that social media traction they were already getting into something meaningful. By creating a new mobile friendly website in ...
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A new mobile friendly upgrade for another repeat client

We designed the logo and 2 different websites for North Coast Building Consultants a few years ago. They were very happy with them but they were not really mobile friendly. The clients brief was to keep ...
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A new responsive website design for another repeat client

We have just gone live with a new mobile friendly website design for the team at Lift Me Up Hire Power Services. They specialise in the sales and service of elevated work platforms and crane trucks ...
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A new logo design and a new mobile friendly website for Cotterill Industries

We've just gone live with a great new website for Cotterill Industries who have recently opened an office in Port Macquarie. We started off by designing them a logo with 2 variations one for their Sydney ...
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A new look for the Hastings Valley Motel

The Hastings Valley Motels old website was tired, confusing and not very appealing. They were also locked into an open ended monthly contract which meant they could have actually paid for a new website several times ...
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A new website for Hunter Valley based Central Waste Station

We have worked with the team behind Central Waste Station on a few different website projects over the years so when they took over this business is was great to get the call to help develop ...
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A rescue mission and a new website for Port Macquarie Community Preschool

Port Macquarie Community Preschool had some serious issues with their old website. It had been badly designed and was very difficult for them to update. Their previous web developer was unresponsive and difficult to deal with ...
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An SEO “Boost” and a brand new website for Boost Driving School

We have been working with Boost Driving School for a couple of years now on their Google search ranking and the results have been outstanding. As I write this they are the number 1 search result ...
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Jumping for joy over their new website……..

It can be hard for a new business to get established but when the team at Port Macquarie Party Castles talked to us before launching the business we were able to help . First up we ...
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Camden Haven Medical’s new website goes live

We have just gone live with a new website for Camden Haven Medical Centre in Laurieton near Port Macquarie. The website is a fully responsive, mobile friendly design built in WordPress as they intend to add ...
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A new logo and a new website design for TMUKP goes live

Port Macquarie Web Designs have just gone live with another new website and a new logo design for a company of financial advisors. "Transfer My UK Pension" as their name suggests specialise in the transfer of ...
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We are a Google “Mobile Sites Certified” developer

We are pleased to say that Jeremy now has Googles "Mobile Sites Certification". This program from Google offers developers the opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency in mobile website creation. The certification covers everything from the basics ...
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Microsoft Office vulnerability lets hackers use Word files to install malware.

You might want to be extra careful about what files you open in Word over the next few days. Attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Office to sneak malware into your system. The ...
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A new website and graphic design project for Ascot Park

To celebrate the release of stage 3 of the Ascot Park land development in Port Macquarie, the developers decided it was time to revamp their website with a brand new look and feel so they chose ...
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A mobile friendly website conversion

We have just converted Fairway Lodge Motels existing static website to a new mobile friendly version. Using the existing html design, layout, content and colour scheme we simply converted it to be not only responsive and ...
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Keyword stuffing? Don’t do it because Google knows…….

There were some interesting tips to come out of Google's Webmaster Central office hours hangout held recently. John Mueller who is a Trends Analyst for Google in Switzerland hosted the hangout and revealed a few of ...
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Another new website goes live

We have just gone live with one of our budget priced single page websites for Julie's Barre & Fitness Port Macquarie. Mobile friendly and with the option to expand later it really shows that you don't ...
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89% Of Companies Experienced Internet Disruption In The Last Year

Dyn and Spiceworks recently revealed the results of their Internet Disruption research study. They tracked the experience and opinions of more than 200 IT professionals in the US, Canada and the UK. The research found that ...
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Mavin Truck Centres new website

We have created several websites over the years for the team at Mavin Truck Centre in Kempsey. As one of Australia's top regional truck dealers ( they have just been awarded Freightliners Regional Dealer Of The ...
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A new logo and new website for NewIDAFE

We have just created a new logo and new mobile friendly website for NewIDAFE. NewIDAFE is a leading disability service provider who offer a wide range of support options for people with a disability across the ...
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A new website for Hokubee Australia

We have just gone live with this great new mobile friendly website for Hokubee Australia. Hokubee are producers of the famous Meltique Beef which is exported all over the world. The website layout was designed to ...
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Another new website for another repeat client.

We had already created a website for Leichts Tyres three stores in Port Macquarie, Kempsey & Tamworth so when they opened their new store in Wauchope we were the first people they called. The new store ...
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In the world of SEO your websites content is still king

Small businesses owners are increasingly relying on strategies like social media (45 percent), PR (31 percent), print ads (24 percent) and mobile marketing (21 percent) to market their businesses, according to a recent poll from Manta, ...
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While the new President is being sworn in his web team has been busy…….

Even while President Donald Trumps inauguration is still taking place his web team has been busy. They have already taken over the White House’s Twitter feed (though his original, often unfiltered Twitter is still up) and it's  ...
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10 Website Fails Your Business Is Making

A website for your business is no longer a luxury -- it’s a necessity. But, just because you invested in a website doesn’t mean that it’s effective in connecting with your customers and ultimately improving your ...
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Sometimes even IT experts need creative help

This is the second website we have created for the team at DDV Technologies. DDV Technologies create Date & Time simulation software which is used on IBM, Linux and Windows mainframe computers to test applications at ...
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A new website for Five Star Medical

We have recently gone live with a great new website designed for Five Star Medical in Port Macquarie. Based around their corporate colour scheme, the website is fully responsive and mobile friendly. It was built with ...
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Home & Office Computer Solutions new website

If you are in the Port Macquarie region and are having computer or networking issues then make sure you contact Steve at Home & Office Computer Solutions - Port Macquarie. Steve is a Microsoft Certified Professional ...
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The death knell for Adobe Flash at last?

Browsers are slowly chipping away at the web’s Flash dependency, and now Microsoft is sounding the latest death knell for the technology by blocking Flash from loading altogether. Microsoft says that its next release of Windows 10 will ...
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WARNING: Domain registration scam

If you get an official looking invoice from a company called Domain Register with an address in Collins St, Melbourne read it very carefully. I’ve had several clients who have received them and even had a ...
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Another new website for another repeat client

Another new website has just gone live and it's for another repeat client. This new mobile friendly responsive website is for Kempsey Family Day Care and it replaces their old site that I designed originally for ...
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Greenmeadows Medical Center has a new website

We had been working on updates for Greenmeadows Medical Centres old website for a few years now but they recently took the plunge and invested a brand new website that we designed. With WordPress as it's ...
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A new website for Woongarra Motel

A nice new mobile friendly website for Woongarra Motel has just gone live and we did most of the photography too. Built with WordPress as it's CMS and using a custom built page editing plugin, the ...
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