What is a staging environment and do I need one?

Ever made an update to your site and something goes wrong? Maybe its a plugin update or a new feature that doesn't work as expected, we've all been there but did you know there's another way? A staging environment not only ensures your live site stays up to date and unbroken, but it also allows you to create and do more with the online face of your business behind the scenes.

Owen Prior

Owen brings several years of digital marketing experience working on corporate websites, apps and purchase journeys. With a degree in product design and a passion for user experience, with Google certification in AdWords and Analytics, Owen brings additional digital marketing support to the team. Outside of work Owen loves to cook, travel and ride bikes quickly around Devon in road races and time trials.

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What is a staging environment and do I need one?

Ever made an update to your site and something goes wrong? Maybe its a plugin update or a new feature that doesn’t work as expected, we’ve all been there but did you know there’s another way? A staging environment not only ensures your live site stays up to date and unbroken, but it also allows you to create and do more with the online face of your business behind the scenes.

Tech of the month February

This month we have cast the net a little wider on our tech roundup; asking some hard questions and observations on the current world of the web as it reaches an important milestone in its life. We also take stock for a second on what truly defines innovation in the modern world by giving a very different example of tech that’s helping millions of people.

Monthly tech roundup – January

The first month of 2019 has brought so many exciting innovations we struggled to narrow down our choices. Rather than picking the big news announcements from the CES 2019 you’ve likely already seen. We’ve picked a few that have a story behind them and hint at what good or bad things are to come.

6 benefits of outsourcing your IT

So as a business why should you outsource your IT? What are the key benefits that every business could reap if they chose an IT service provider? Here’s our guide to the 6 key benefits of outsourcing your IT.

Monthly tech roundup – December

At Web Engineer, we’re always learning, keeping an ear out for new developments on the web and tech gadgets. As we believe in an ethical approach to technology, the things we spot will have to be more than just cool, they will need to interest us and enrich the lives of their users and even better, make a difference┬áin a small way to society. Here’s our roundup of the freshest tech we spotted this month.

How SEO can help your Website in 2019

Your business journey has begun and your new website is up and running, but there’s nobody visiting it and it doesn’t appear in Google Search. What can I do? Fortunately growing site traffic today and getting more relevant visitors to your site count is definitely possible. But, like anything else worth doing, it takes work, knowledge, and consistency.

Give your site the UX factor

Have you ever thought about how your site is working for your customers? How do they find your sites experience, slick and a breeze to use or clunky around the edges? Here are our top tips to ensure your site stands out from the crowd and be remembered for the right reasons.