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Why do I need to update WordPress?

Why do I need to update WordPress? When was the last time you updated WordPress? Years ago? Never? Well just like phone apps, your blue-screening-PC and your wardrobe, WordPress needs updating from time to time.  Of course if your fashion sense is circa 1992, nothing too bad is going to

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Domain Name Registration

Domain Name Registration – a small bill worth paying early! When it comes to most invoices, you probably don’t want to pay months in advance right? Perhaps your accountant has even advised you pay on the due date to make the most of your money.  Well your domain name invoice

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Blue Platypus launches two stunning new custom designed CMS websites

Blue Platypus recently launched websites for two of the well-known BIG4 holiday parks: BIG4 Harrington Beach and BIG4: Bonney Hills. These completely custom-designed websites feature gorgeous full-screen backgrounds to showcase the parks’ stunning locations. Based on the WordPress platform, the sites offer complete content management capabilities to make web updates

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Blue Platypus Online Arts Prize in the news

The 2012 Blue Platypus Arts Centre Gold Coast Online Marketing Package was featured in the Gold Coast Bulletin yesterday in Kate Peter’s Dressing Roomers column. The prize includes a complete online marketing package worth more than $3500 for a local artist or arts organisation. We are delighted that The Gold

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Innovative new gallery takes the inaugural Blue Platypus Arts Centre Gold Coast Online Marketing Prize

Gold Coast boutique web design and development agency Blue Platypus, in conjunction with The Arts Centre Gold Coast, is delighted to announce Gallery on the Lane as winner of the Blue Platypus Arts Centre Gold Coast Online Marketing Package. Gallery on the Lane is a unique space open in the

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Happy New Year FY12

What is it about the end of the year that makes everyone want a website? Whether it is December with looming new year or June for the financial year, our office goes crazy with requests for new sites. Here are just some of our latest: X Factor Security www.xfactorsecurity.com.au Body

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Bespoke website design and development

Looking for a bespoke website designer or bespoke web development company? Blue Platypus offers bespoke website design to show off your brand in a way that is totally unique and that will appeal to your target market. At Blue Platypus we start by getting to understand your business objectives, your

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Home Page Real Estate

Web design is different to design for print. Some parts of your website are more visible than others. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are looking at your design templates or prototype website: The whole home page is prime real estate. This is because some users

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Great photos equals a great looking website

As the web matures, the emphasis on photos and imagery is becoming more and more important. This should come as no surprise – the swing towards visual imagery is directly related to improvements in Broadband technology. Whereas once, in the days of dial-up connections, we used to loathe pictures that

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Briefing your web design company

When you are engaging a website design and development company, you are investing a lot of faith and money. So it is of vital importance that you take the time to brief them well. Good website design depends on it. At Blue Platypus we recommend a written website design brief,

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