I attended the WordCamp conference over the weekend. Matt Muellenweg is the co-founder of Automattic and WordPress. He started WordPress when he was 19 (he’s 25 now). He is a rockstar developer/entrepreneur/millionaire who has had a massive impact on the world of blogging. He is also a really great guy. I think I hate him. [...]
Google Search Appliance – an Enterprise Search Solution used to drive Yellow’s new Auckland website
Note: This article is republished from Practical eCommerce The original creator of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, dreamed of an information space that was open to everyone on the planet. But like many dreams, imagination took over and the vision became layered with roadblocks that effectively brought down the shutters for many users. Accessibility [...]
This year Marker Studio was involved in the 3rd Auckland BarCamp – both from a presentation and sponsorship point of view. BarCamps are international user generated conferences – open, participatory workshop events, where the content is provided by participants. The Auckland version of BarCamp has happened three times over the past two years and has [...]
Microsoft have created TV commercials to promote the new IE8 browser. This one tells you about their “Web Slices” feature. Enjoy. You can view more of the ads here. Download IE8 from http://search.yellow.co.nz.
A new feature, Friday Links, some stuff for you to think about over the weekend…like homework. Analytics as WMD (Weapons of Mass Delusion) I still have a love/hate relationship with analytics. There is so much value, but then so much that we still need to know and so many times when the numbers just don’t [...]
OK, so I had this ad show up on my facebook page (which I was totally checking for work related purposes) and was a little confused at the message that it was trying to convey, was it suggesting that I get my “6-pack” by going to their totally generic site? Or perhaps the message they [...]
We are very excited to announce that one of our team members, Darren, has been selected as part of the CodeBlacks team representing New Zealand at this year’s FullCodePress 24 hour web development competition. FullCodePress is a web competition – the brainchild of the people at Webstock and WIPA. In essence it’s a geek Olympics! [...]
Google AdWords is going through some major changes currently. There is a new version of the interface due to be released very soon, and now they are planning to make quite a substantial change to how they track conversions to make it much more granular. Please see the below explanation from Google for details on [...]
Getting your web server and cms to play ball isn’t always easy. With the advances made in Microsoft’s most recent web server you can make use of best practice SEO with the popular Kentico CMS asp.net based CMS.