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Social Creatures

How social media and the digital world are inspiring social movements The concept of society has always existed in some form and has been social at its heart, but what is different now is that we are simultaneously living in two different social worlds. World Wide Web The internet was at first very separate from […]

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Children of the Revolution

Are Millennials actually 21st century hippies? Millennials are receiving a lot of, sometimes unwanted, attention in the media. The privileged, digital dream seekers that are shaking up the modern business age. Millennials though are much more than social media inventors or hipster caf√© owners. They are part of the new technological revolution and are helping […]

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A Web Designer’s Day in Manchester

The sun has been out so instead of sitting for lunch and discussing web design things, we headed out across Manchester to capture our favourite place in the world… Manchester ūüôā – Captured¬†our senior developer Mark on a two step

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Relocation, relocation, relocation

Following a series of unfortunate events, which I won’t go into here, we have decided¬†to relocate.¬†Bamboo has run from rented office space for over ten years now, and it’s never been as simple as it should be – Landlords take note, your tenants are NOT on-site maintenance staff, estate agents or fire marshals. We decided […]

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Eight Plugins and Counting

Bamboo Migration does what it says on the plugin. A week ago we released Bamboo Migration, our eighth plugin for WordPress. This plugin is a bit of a departure from the type we normally release, in that it’s of more use to developers than users.  

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How to Fix 404 Errors in WordPress Pagination

Taxonomies vs permalinks. If you are creating custom taxonomies in WordPress, either as part of a theme or a plugin, you may encounter 404 errors when navigating those taxonomies on your website.

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Deciding Between a Mobile Website or Responsive Website?

Deciding Between a Mobile Website or Responsive Website? In early 2011 Bamboo started to see a shift in the amount of visitors accessing our clients websites on mobile devices such as smartphones (like the iPhone). In those early days businesses would most likely only see upto 3% of their traffic coming from these types of […]

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Breaking Ads – Google Adwords Heisenberg Effect

Breaking Ads Google Adwords Heisenberg Effect Setting up a Google Ads campaign is exciting for any business, generally it’s the first time they’ve advertised their website online and the whole prospect seems a little nervy as well as being exciting. Everyone¬†likes to see how the¬†ads are performing and who else they are¬†competing with.¬†But if you […]

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Retina ready 1200px psd grid template

Download 1200px Photoshop PSD Grid Template Today I decided to recreate my blank web design Photoshop template file that is retina ready – When I say retina ready I mean its basically 200% larger than my original Photoshop file. The reason I have had to re-draw a new retina ready 1200px grid template¬†instead of just […]

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We’ve Moved

On the 1st November 2013 we moved our office to a brand new location. We are still in the heart of Bury, in fact we’ve only moved thirty yards, we just wanted a nicer place to work. Our telephone number and email addresses have not changed.

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