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Networking issues – fixed

We have had some issues with our network services lately which may have resulted in some loss of service.

There will be a scheduled network systems overhaul this Thursday (4/10/18) to improve the service.

Please bear with us while these issues get sorted.

Please feel free to report any problems via the contact us page.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Note: Network upgrade and fix has been completed.

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Open source eCommerce Carts

There are plenty of Open source (freeware) shopping carts to use as your eCommerce website. Here are some of our favourites…

Opencart – “Everything you need to create, scale and run your business”

Magento – “The world’s biggest brands love Magento for its flexibility, because today’s consumers and their buying patterns are changing by the minute. “

WordPress integrated with WooCommerce plugin – “Create a free website or easily build a blog on” – “WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin that allows you to sell anything, beautifully.”

Now there is no excuse not to create your own beautiful little shop…

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Pricing for IT work…

Web Design Work (WordPress, Opencart) = £65 per hour.

Programming Work = £65 per hour.

IT Consultation by phone or email= £65 per hour.

Local IT Call-out to BH (Poole / Bournemouth) postcode area only = £10 call out fee + £65 per hour. Min. non-refundable £10 for call-out travel and time costs. Please not we can only make local visits.

No fix, no hourly fee.

Website Hosting…

WordPress, Magento or Opencart Hosted Site (back-end WordPress dashboard and webpage access only)

  • Setup of basic site on our 24/7 server (SunFire® X2200 with Xeon® processor) = £30.
  • Monthly hosting = £5 per month subscription, with reduction for 6 and 12 month subscriptions.
  • Unlimited bandwidth.
  • Guaranteed 99.9% server up-time or refund of 50 pence for every day our server is not up (up to a max. of £5 refundable per month)
  • Daily database backups.
  • Weekly site data backups included in price.
  • Free basic support & advice.
  • Use your own domain name or use one of our free subdomains (
  • File storage space depending on availability (guaranteed 10gb).

Optional extras…

  • Customisation and site updates = £10 per hour.
  • Have your own unique domain name for your site – setup service starting including a domain name of your choice (subject to availability) from £30 per year (billed annually)- discounts for multi-year subscription). Use your own domain name or use one of our
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Our expertise, your business.

Lead programmer:

David Cropley.

Qualified to degree level in Computer Science.

Programming for over 30 years.

Private and Commercial experience.

Wide range of expertise including…

PHP, MYSQL, Opencart, WordPress, Access, Operation Systems, Graphics and Layout, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Apache, SSL security, Site Performance, SEO, PPC and more.