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Behind the scenes with a Freelancer WordPress / WooCommerce Developer

February 14, 2015 . by Aaron B . 8 minute read . in Business

As you probably already know about me, starting my own WordPress/WooCommerce development freelance business has been the best decision I’ve ever made. This has given me the chance to wake up every day to a world of creativity, unique projects and interesting clients from around the world. With that in mind, I thought it’s about […]

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Our Guide to WordPress Child Themes

December 17, 2014 . by Aaron B . 4 minute read . in Code Tips

For the last few weeks I seem to have spent a lot of time fixing people’s ‘self-build’ WordPress websites  and sorting out problems created by other ‘developers’.  “Fixing what, Aaron?” I hear you cry. Well all sorts of things but the main issue is that clients can’t update the theme because something in the theme […]

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WooCommerce get product regular and sale price in custom loop

November 13, 2014 . by Aaron B . 2 minute read . in Code Tips

Recently I was working on a project for a client of mine, I had built them a custom WordPress / WooCommerce website.  The standard related products function just wasn’t working the way they needed it to, they wanted it to only show  in-stock products showing  price, image, title and if the item was on sale. […]

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Life as a Freelance WordPress Developer – The first 9 months

September 25, 2014 . by Aaron B . 8 minute read . in Business

In the Beginning When I launched AG design studio in January, I had some pretty mixed feelings. Sure, I was  excited about running my own business in my own way and confident that I would succeed.  At the same time, walking away from a regular salary to enter the, notoriously precarious, world of freelancing did […]

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Add a barcode meta box to WooCommerce

September 5, 2014 . by Aaron B . 3 minute read . in Code Tips

You can now download a plugin from WordPress.org to add a barcode and ISBN to your WooCommerce website, This post had a lot of interest so I decided to build the plugin. On a recent project, the client asked me if I could add a barcode to products on WooCommerce. Now, one way to achieve […]

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The WordPress/Ready Meal Paradigm

September 4, 2014 . by Julia Traskas . 5 minute read . in Blog

Julia Traskas, takes a look at the sometimes turbulent marriage between design and content. Stab, Stab, Ping! Come on, admit it. From time to time, we’ve all given found ourselves in the chilled section of M&S salivating over the delicious-looking pictures on their ready meal boxes. The promise of an amazing, gourmet meal with little […]

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10 Reasons Why WordPress Benefits Business Websites…

July 10, 2014 . by Georgia . 4 minute read . in Blog

With billions of Internet users surfing the net daily it’s illogical for a business not to have Internet exposure. However, making a website for business purposes can be draining; on time, costs and energy resources. There is a solution – WordPress. First released in the year 2003 it now powers one in every six sites […]

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5 Good Reasons To Use WooCommerce

May 15, 2014 . by Georgia . 3 minute read . in Blog

WooCommerce is an e-commerce plug-in for a WordPress website that extends the capabilities of this popular content management system (CMS). It turns a static website into an easy to use online store where goods or services are sold 24/7 all the year round. This is huge selling point for any business wanting to trade over […]

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A new beginning

April 29, 2014 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Blog, Business

Launching My Own Business In January this year, I decided it was time to stop whining about how unhappy I was in my job and do something about it; I’d been working for a local web design company and had become increasingly fed up. My biggest gripe was that they didn’t seem interested in building […]

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