Blog - Glue Studio

About WordPress Gutenberg

Unless, like us, you’re a bit of a WordPress nerd – you’ve probably never heard about Gutenberg.  Well here’s the blog post to tell you everything you’ve probably never wanted to know about the new content editor from WordPress. Some History As far as I can remember, WordPress has had the same editor.  If you’re […]

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What Apple’s WWDC means for Web Developers

  Yesterday was Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote, addressing app developers and the public at large about their upcoming changes and plans for their operating systems and development environments. Here at Glue we use Apple devices for local development almost exclusively. Between us we must have a dozen Apple devices, along with a handful of test […]

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Giving Size of Wales a new look.

Size of Wales are a fantastic charity based here in Cardiff, who promote activities to reduce climate change through their work. We inherited their website from a previous developer and we’ve been maintaining the site ever since. Their website was written by a number of developers with a combinations of plugins and different structures – […]

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Are You Bored Of GDPR Yet?

I would imagine, unless you’re a lawyer who’s making the megabucks right now off the back of the imminent arrival of GDPR – you’re just as bored of it all as we are.  I’m also guessing you’ve had about 30 + emails in the last few days alone asking you to re-subscribe to mailing lists […]

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Delivering Content Faster

It’s true, if your website loads slowly Google ranks it lower than those that load quickly. It’s not just speed, the way your website loads affects the experience your users have and the way they feel about your brand probably more-so than any other metric that’s used to rank your website by the search engines. Modern […]

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One Year Later – We Have A New Website

“Hang on, you’re a web agency and you don’t have a website?” The amount of times we’ve been asked this over the last year is crazy – and it’s really quite surprising that we’ve not gotten around to it sooner, but we’ve just been too busy (plus we’re borderline perfectionists, which hasn’t helped). When Glue […]

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The Glue Review of 2017

I want to start this off by first of all just saying wow.  2017 was an absolutely amazing year for Glue Digital Studio – something I had always hoped for but could have never anticipated just how fantastic it was.  We worked with some absolutely fantastic brands and organisations, developed countless websites and built the […]

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Tools of the Trade

Starting Developing on the web can be a bit of a wide-eyed moment when you look at the tool set available to you. I’ve been involved in software development for years, but web development is a field I’ve always stayed relatively outside of, and only ever used ‘web’ development to provide a convenient front end […]

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Why not to run your Web Server from home

Any one would have you believe that you can set up a computer at home to run a web server and build a big web empire from the comfort of your sofa. Whilst the sofa part is potentially true, running a web server from home is a fools errand and here’s why: Dynamic IP addresses […]

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Why buy a MacBook Pro 13″ with Touchbar

I picked up a 2017 MacBook Pro 13″ with Touch Bar in October 2017. And literally just that. Walked to the Apple Store from our office in Cardiff and half an hour later walked out with a shiny new MacBook Pro. If you don’t know me already, I’m Glue Studio’s Technical Director – being a […]

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