Some sites take a little longer to come to fruition but no worry. We stuck at it and after four years the boys at BCC have a content managed site over which they have full control.
A simple single page site to supply basic information for this local, secluded campsite. As with some of the other sites, the site was created while working against some tight deadlines.
The site was styled to match its sister enterprise, Strawberryfield Park (below).
This dynamic and interactive site allows vets and farmers to analyse the performance of their herds by uploading data from QMMS's TotalVet software.
A herd's performance can then be compared against past performance or against current, anonymised data from other selected herds.
An important tool for the modern farmer and vet.
A beautifully elegant two-page brochureware site for this local business creating painted furniture like you've never seen before. The site was created in a short period to meet some looming deadlines
A content managed site for this local charity that promotes appreciation of choral works.
A local company wanted a site to help sell and then rent eco-lodges on its new holiday park. So...
- Static Site
- Image Gallery
- Long-term commitment to updates (watch this space!)
As an extension to Ron Geesin's online presence we've made a shop. Powered by PayPal, it's separate from Ron's existing website with a completely different look and feel. This is in line with Ron's desire to always be fresh and challenge the perspectives we all presume.
- Content managed
- PayPal shopping basket
- Ready for virtual products
When you buy a domain name through Evolution Computing you get a holding page as part of the package.
This holding page for Susie ensures she owns the domain name and is Craftmap's first piece of advertising that will run while the rest of the business is set up.
A simple cost-effective single-page website to promote a DVD for T'ai Chi tuition.
The DVD was filmed and produced by Evolution Computing.
Wow! An interactive graphical site for an exceptional, multi-talented artist. Fay is involved in many enterprises and this site captures her sense of adventure. More animations will be introduced as the site develops.
A quick aside for the technical folk:
- Styling exclusively with CSS
- Separate styling for iPad & iPhone browsers
A nice clean site with simple, fully compliant HTML including both server-side and client-side scripting that presents code which is easy for the computer-savvy customer to maintain.
A stylish static site for this chic boutique B&B in Woolavington. Static doesn't mean boring as the site benefits from:
- a slideshow on the home page
- a slick gallery
- regular updates thanks to a committed customer and a maintenance contract
Good luck, Tricia!
This simple brochureware site for a local preschool enterprise benefits from
- a user message area to advise parents of latest news
- a gallery,
- village discount
Simple but effective.
Evolution Computing was able to complete this site that had been in the hands of another developer for three years! Ron was keen to publish quickly because of the increase in interest in "Atom Heart Mother", which he wrote with Pink Floyd.
This CMS site eschews graphics in favour of text to make all the site indexable by search engines: clever styling maintains the desired quirky feel of the home page
A slick design from Rachel and a committed customer who worked patiently through a 3-hour "final tweaks" session means this site was launched ahead of a major deadline
- External design company.
- Static site.
A complete CMS package for this international clearing house handling the ever increasing increasing number of relationships between bookshops and publishers
- Custom code ranging from a countdown timer to the less serious.
- Development on our servers then...
- Hosting on customer's server cloud.
It would be wrong to say there's nothing exceptional about this site, but it was just like websites should be...
- prototype (awful when I look back)
- work with the customer (great bunch)
- produce a CMS site with everything they wanted.
- everyone happy.
An enjoyable project. Thank you, Jason and all at the British Georgian Society.
Step two: commit to a site!
Not the complete site yet but you've got to start somewhere. Never ask "Shall we make the site live?" or you'll be waiting forever while another tweak is added; instead ask...
Is there any real reason why the site shouldn't go live?
Step one: get your domain name!
Registration of the domain name and a simple holding page is all that was necessary to reserve this perfect name.
The holding page will be up for a while so it is properly written, allowing search engines to index it and maybe push enquiries Mary Anne's way.
A single page site to support marketing for this fledgling company offering yoga retreats - with their first week away in Ibiza.
- Static, single page
- Site completed in 24 hours
- Instructions supplied to client for maintenance of content
This reworking of an existing site included work to retrieve the domain name and original site code for FaRiG (Friends of Academic Research in Georgia).
- Dynamic Gallery
- Multi-language content
- Full hosting and website support package
Another website created under the increasingly popular Pick & Mix pricing structure. This time for Colette, a talented artist working in zinc, slate and leather.
- Pick & Mix pricing
- Full hosting and website support package
- Gallery that uses partial page refreshing for a faster viewing experience.
A complete rework of this CMS site for the International Feltmakers Association.
- A complete solution
- Content Management Syetem (CMS)
- Online membership management
- Custom database functions
Using our Pick & Mix pricing, Cathy was able to control costs and yet create this relaxing and informative site is a replacement for an ageing single page site with broken images and multiple fonts. Now Cathy has:
- multiple pages with pop-up images
- PDF brochure & documentation
- a frame page to display the booking diary maintained by another server
- basic SEO on all pages
A total rework of the site to promote Liz Clay's feltmaking, additions to the original site include:
- Full CMS
- Extensive training.
- Automatic Gallery that avoids tiresome resizing of images for the website.
- The gallery also uses partial page refreshing to display the images for a faster viewing experience.
- Custom PayPal shop component to allow easy management of items.
In order to maintain the site's ranking on Google, all requests for pages from the former site automatically redirect to an equivalent page on the new site.
Linda Bloomfield wanted a shop added to her clean site which was created over 5 years ago.
Keeping to the original design, the shop was added. Although the site is not content managed, Linda was given the annotated HTML code for the shop page. She is confident she can maintain the shop herself.
Nice one, Linda!
Yet another fixed price site for this local company making replacement fibreglass components for motorbikes and cars. The site is a single page and this was a very cost efficient way for Mike to establish a web presence.
Although a simple site, it is the first to include styling specific to the iPhone giving a professional impression to the mobile browsing community.
A total rewrite for this site promoting luxury Bed & Breakfast at Chalice Hill House in Glastonbury.
The site still features a simple content management system for late room availability and the events diary, but also includes the ability to show differing images in the background. These background images can be viewed without the overlaying content (click on the image of "Your hosts" to try it), a nifty way of showing large images to visitors!
Another website commissioned on a fixed price, individual work package basis - every single aspect web design was itemised and priced and the customer allowed to pick and mix.
One key element of this site was the speed required to get the completed site published after two other web designers had failed to meet the customer's requirements and deadline. From initial contact to completed site in just 8 days!
This is the first of Evolution Computing's websites commissioned on a fixed price, individual work package basis - every single aspect web design was itemised and priced and the customer allowed to pick and mix.
The work to produce this site excluded many features (graphic design, SEO, fancy image gallery, etc) but the result - a simple, yet pleasing site - was guaranteed to be within budget.
Not so much a website as an ongoing commitment to develop the web presence for the local pub that also offers catering services.
Some nice features: sepia images (to match the photos in the pub) fade into full colour, interactive map, full web marketing, and annual maintenance.
As usual, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques have been applied to the site to ensure early recognition by major search engines.
This static site was designed to mimic a sister site promoting Gary's book "The Definitive Steam Guide".
Clean coding and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques have been applied to the site to ensure early recognition by major search engines.
As with other sites, there are interesting articles to encourage return visits.
A full design service generated yet another clean no nonsense approach for this easy to navigate site offering large animal veterinary services around Worcestershire.
The site includes some interesting articles to encourage return visits.
A clean site for a local, environmentally friendly company producing hand-knitted clothes.
The site presents a rustic feel for woolcake and includes an online shop using PayPal's shopping cart for a simple no nonsense approach to running the shop.
A stylish site for luxury Bed, Breakfast and Dining in a Queen Anne house in Somerset.
Photography was included in this commission and the full set of photographs used on the site is included at high resolution to give full justice to this stunning property.
An interactive Google Map highlights attractions in the area.
DairyCo (a division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) commissioned this site though QMMS to help control mastitis in the UK.
The site allows all UK farmers to register, evaluate the cost of mastitis in their herds and optionally contribute to national statistics gathered by the website. This website is an important resource for British dairy farming - dynamic, interactive and content managed.
Westbrook House wanted to promote their country house Bed & Breakfast and gardens.
To keep image space to a minimum, images are selcted randomly for display. Additionally, images fade from grey to full colour to give an uplifting feel to each and every page.
This site has be totally rewritten.
A content managed site for Breslich & Foss illustrating their range of books. Multiple books are shown on a simple page that uses a sliding gallery.
A brand new site for kathy & claire with a fresh look to sell their range of luxury lingerie.
Note: The lingerie market is fiercely competitive and it is with regret that we announce that kathy & claire has ceased trading.
White Canvas Tents required their existing site to be made content managed. The replacement site retained their original branding but allowed them full flexibility to develop he content to reflect their ever-expanding range of tents for purchase and hire.
Lanes of Cheddar required a website to represent their local hardware group. The company also decided to add an online shop to their selling capability.
The site, delivered within a month of order, is a fully content managed site with an online shop.
LeftSciss wanted a basic, SEO aware redirection site to guide customers from a URL given in a magazine to their parent craft site at www.earthcraft.co.uk. The site was constructed in a few hours, ready for the publishing deadline.
Gold On The Tyne is a precious metals electroplating company that wanted a sophisticated static site. They chose a design with an everchanging banner image to give the site variation but each page still remains within the main design requirement.
A site for the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip; co-ordinating nearly twenty village organisations, clubs and societies through a common calendar. The site allows each organisation to contribute content through an author - editor - publisher hierarchy. A one-stop-shop for all the village needs.
- CMS for fast changing content
- Multipe contributors
- Calendar to coordinate activities
- Custom code for resizing of submitted images for image gallery
Quality Milk Management Services needed a clean design to reflect their laboratory but also to help busy farmers find the right information quickly. This fully Content Managed System (CMS) supports dynamic links to users' personal storage area for analysis results, etc.
- Clean design
- Fast pages
- Content Managed
- Custom code for personal FTP areas
- Publications Manager
- Interactive Map
Ginel Consultants urgently needed a simple three-page site to give a presence on the internet. This clean site matches their company literature and was specified, constructed and made live within four hours at minimal cost.
The new web presence of the International Feltmakers Association is a fully Content Managed System (CMS) with eCommerce pages to handle their subscriptions and growing range of products.
This site has now been rewritten
Re-coding of an existing design to use full CMS and custom controls for management of the image library.
- Content Managed
- Custom code for image library
- Dynamic image display
Coded to meet the exacting standards of this internationally reknowned artist, this site merges the artistic simplicity required with enough back-room functionality to deliver a website with full CMS where every element is under control of the customer.
A classic chic style was needed to promote this dress agency in Knightsbridge. The changing images and scrolling text give the feeling of dynamic change, appropriate for this shop where ever-changing style is the order of the day:
- Stylish design
- Dynamically changing content
- Interactive map
- Package included web hosting
A site to promote Liz Clay's feltmaking; key features are:
- SEO Content
- Content management page for news
- Automatic copyright watermark on all images
- Audio Content
- Mailing list
A site promoting luxury Bed & Breakfast at Chalice Hill House in Glastonbury - featuring dynamic content for location and a content management system for the events diary.
This site has now been redesigned.
A site promoting a Healing Centre in Glastonbury - featuring animation effects for the home page, dynamic content for location and many content managed pages for maximum customer flexibility.
Website hosting by Evolution Computing.
The International Feltmakers Association (IFA) commissioned a CD as a souvenir guide for their touring exhibition "On the Map" (2004-2006). The CD is augmented by a dedicated micro-site where additional images, articles and news may be posted.
Internet sales of the book "The Definitive Steam Guide" were relying on Google PPC (pay per click) advertising to direct customers to a non-optimised site.
The PPC campaign stopped unexpectedly and sales of the book collapsed. The site was rewritten to revive the book's sales without renewing the expensive PPC campaign.
Here are some sites that I haven't got my hands on - yet!
Here are some sites in which I've had some involvement.
Janette Fry, Ceramics: advice on Terms & Conditions for online selling.