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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

In these uncertain times, we wanted to let you know that we are doing everything we can to ensure that your Products and Services remain up and running as normal. Our team have been provided with the tools they need to work remotely, and we will continue to answer the phone, reply to emails and provide any technical advice as normal between the hours of 9 am to 5.30 pm... read the rest »
Webforward develops web-based navigation and tracking system for pilots

Webforward develops web-based navigation and tracking system for pilots

Through Richard’s passion for flying, early last year, we devoted our resources to researching and developing a web-based navigation and tracking system for pilots. The primary purpose was to support Giles Fowler and Paul Mockford on their two-day, 260+ mile #rafa40 journey to raise money for the Royal Air Force Association while flying over 40+ former or current RAF airfields... read the rest »
Webforward becomes an Accredited Channel Partner of Nominet!

Webforward becomes an Accredited Channel Partner of Nominet!

Nominet is the issuer of all .UK domain names, including .co.uk, .org.uk and .uk domain names. By becoming an Accredited Channel Partner, we can offer you: Free domain transfers from other suppliers Discounted co.uk and .uk domain names Higher standards of redundancy and data protection More security for your domain To attain our Accredited Partner status, we have proved our high level of commitment to the services we offer, support, data quality and business continuity... read the rest »
New Year, New Website? Here’s what to do after the launch!

New Year, New Website? Here’s what to do after the launch!

You’ve launched your new website – congratulations! 🎉 We’ve done hundreds of website launches over the years, so we know how hard you’ve worked with your web team (or perhaps even with us!) to ensure that every element of your new website is perfect. However, without some tender love and care, all that work can easily be overshadowed if your website is not regularly looked after... read the rest »
Stop 99.9% of spam with Webforward

Stop 99.9% of spam with Webforward

Our premium anti-spam service blocks over 99.9% of spam, viruses, malware and other email threats. We provide advanced email security for your business without making it complicated! We will send you one digest email to you each morning with a list of all the emails that were rejected on the previous day.... read the rest »
Free website and email for Tamworth business start-ups

Free website and email for Tamworth business start-ups

Inspired by a local business event that celebrated the achievements of Tamworth business and community projects, we want to give back to the community by creating a package that contains everything a new business start-up will need to get their business up and running online completely free of charge for the first year.. ... read the rest »
Proud sponsors of the Tamworth Business and Community Awards

Proud sponsors of the Tamworth Business and Community Awards

We are proud to be sponsoring the Tamworth Business and Community Awards held at Drayton Manor’s Tower Suite on Friday 6th October! The Tamworth Business and Community Awards celebrate all that is great about Tamworth, from its small and larger businesses to its residents. By recognising people and businesses helps Tamworth to thank its Businesses and residents for their support... read the rest »
Job opportunity for PHP Developer

Job opportunity for PHP Developer

Webforward are a team of passionate website designers and developers. Due to recent growth, we are seeking a like-minded PHP Web Developer to join our team full-time based in our Tamworth town centre office... read the rest »
How to update rsync to the latest version 3.1.1-1

How to update rsync to the latest version 3.1.1-1

I had the task of migrating 63TB of data from an old backup server to a new array. The standard versions of Rsync that comes with Centos 6 and 7 do not support “Total Progress” Feature: rsync -a --info=progress2 SOURCE DESTINATION Here is how I updated rsync... read the rest »
Webforward ‘Highly Commended’ Technology Business Of The Year

Webforward ‘Highly Commended’ Technology Business Of The Year

Last Friday our lovely development team left the comfort of their computers to attend the Tamworth Business and Community Awards ceremony at Drayton Manor Theme Park. We were shortlisted for ‘Technology Business of The Year’ against other small businesses in the Tamworth Borough, and we received the “Highly Commended” Award! The awards evening was beautiful; we felt very lucky and inspired, surrounded by so many other fantastic businesses! We would like to say thank you to all our lovely customers who have helped us get to where we are today... read the rest »
Sweet Pea Fashion website goes live!

Sweet Pea Fashion website goes live!

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our latest project: a new website and POS system for Bristol based Sweet Pea Fashion. Sweet Pea Fashion is a lovely boutique store based in Westbury-On-Trym, ran by best friends Gemma and Emma... read the rest »
Webforward and Scolmore Group Win “Best Supplier Website” at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2016!

Webforward and Scolmore Group Win “Best Supplier Website” at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2016!

We’re pretty chuffed to announce that Scolmore Group have been awarded “Best Supplier Website” by Electrical Wholesaler Magazine at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2016 (EW Awards). Along with the scolmore.com website, Webforward have also transformed 4 other Scolmore sites including Marketing Hub, Click Litehouse, Ovia Austalia and Unicrimp to strengthen their digital presence and provide a great online experience for their customers... read the rest »
Your definitive guide to: Magento

Your definitive guide to: Magento

Magento is one of a number of open-source application to help build your website. They specialise in providing the tools to create a fully integrated online store, so keep reading on if your business needs or has an eCommerce requirement.... read the rest »
Why should I choose an agency to develop my WordPress website?

Why should I choose an agency to develop my WordPress website?

This is a question we hear quite often, why should I pay a team of developers to build a WordPress website for me when I can do it myself? When getting your business online, you're probably looking to save as much money as possible, so opting for a free version of WordPress can seem tempting. In this guide we'll explain why choosing to get your WordPress solution developed by an agency (us, of course!) will get you much better results than going it alone.... read the rest »
Classic Design & Build website re-build from Webforward

Classic Design & Build website re-build from Webforward

The Webforward team are really excited to announce the launch of our newest build, www.classicdb.co.uk Classic Design & Build is an exhibition solutions company based in Solihull who specialise in creating exhibition displays and stands for companies worldwide such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Tyco and Scolmore. They came to us to replace their existing website with something fresh and modern to attract customers attention, as well as a portable sales tool that they could use on their iPad’s whilst travelling abroad... read the rest »
Facebook Psychology

Facebook Psychology

Yes, that’s genuinely a thing, and you need to know about it to use it to your advantage. To be honest, anything that involves human interaction will have a psychology to the way it works... read the rest »
The power of landing pages

The power of landing pages

A landing page is exactly that, the page that a person first lands on when they visit your website. So technically, every page on your website can be seen as a landing page particularly your home page... read the rest »
Do you get confused over bootstrap sizes?

Do you get confused over bootstrap sizes?

After many hours of developing within bootstrap it is very easy to forget what media size you are using especially when working with many different sizes and columns, we have developed a simple bit of code to help with this.. ... read the rest »
Domain name dilemma: find the right name for your business

Domain name dilemma: find the right name for your business

Choosing a business name can be a really difficult decision, it could be with you for years, and it could impact the way that people perceive your business. With an almost certain need for an online presence in todays internet driven world, you will need to factor in how your business name translates into your domain name as well.... read the rest »
Boost your websites success with our easy steps

Boost your websites success with our easy steps

Keeping your website fresh is a key factor in attracting new customers and encouraging your existing ones to keep returning. We’ve turned some of our most frequently asked questions into a handy guide to help you boost your websites success. 1... read the rest »
New high-spec IBM servers for testing

New high-spec IBM servers for testing

For a while now we have been running the majority of our data center on enterprise HP hardware which mainly consists of DL360 and DL380 G7's. Today we have received 3x brand new IBM servers for further development of our high availability cloud and we can't wait to put them to the test... read the rest »
Webforward renew Google Partner Status

Webforward renew Google Partner Status

Webforward has become a Google Partners certified agency for the third year running, meaning we are recognised as a trusted business partner by Google and, we hope, even more so by our clients. Google Partner accreditation means Google trusts and recommends Webforward to manage Adwords campaigns for search advertising... read the rest »
Will your website be mobile friendly before 21st April?

Will your website be mobile friendly before 21st April?

Every year Google makes hundreds of changes to it’s search algorithm. While most of these changes are minor things that don’t really trouble most websites, Google have rolled out a big update that’s scheduled for 21st April and it will affect search results in a very significant way... read the rest »