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Category Archive: WordPress




Any simple shopping cart plugins for WordPress?

By Gareth Coxon, August 12, 2010

I’ve recently been looking for a simple to use, easy to install shopping cart for the Dot Design website.

This site is built on WordPress and it would be handy if I could find a plugin that could easy integrate into my current site design smoothly.

I’ve been considering Vendr.com because of it simplicity and that fact that other then adding a red button to the top of your website it doesn’t change anything hence no need for structure changes or fiddling about. But its not free (though this isn’t a huge problem if its any good) and its independent of the site, meaning it can’t be styled.

So question is, are you currently using a shopping cart for your blog or WordPress site?
If so would you recommend it and why?

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Is WordPress the future for all websites?

By Gareth Coxon, May 12, 2008

I’m a graphic designer (as you can hopefully tell!) and after working under the name Dot Design for over 2 years I felt I needed to change my approach to my website. Most graphic design agency websites are basically online portfolios with a few words about projects undertaken, as was mine before this new site.

So it was time for a change and I currently can’t speak too highly about WordPress, it’s a publishing (more…)

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