Insights from the Versantus team

Where we give away our best tips and thoughts on trending topics across web design, software development and digital growth
 
David
David
23rd Sep 2021

What you need to know before upgrading from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9

Drupal development
If you’ve been meaning to upgrade your site from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 but haven’t had the chance yet, this is for you. Although the process should be straightforward, unexpected errors, issues and obstacles can turn a simple project into a hellish conundrum. With only a handful of weeks to commit...
 
Paloma
Paloma
15th Sep 2021

A trip out of the office

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Business
Recently, some of our team had the opportunity to leave the four walls of the office and go where they’ve never gone before… They were lucky enough to visit one of our clients, Audley Villages, in their own backyard (or at least two of them): Cooper’s Hill and Chalfont Dene villages. There’s nothing...
 
Paloma
Paloma
3rd Sep 2021

Andy the Intern: tales from the team

Company News
For the last few weeks, we’ve had a new face in the Versantus office; our new intern, Andy, has been diligently working with our team, learning new development skills, experiencing digital agency life and supporting the team with various tasks. Why we chose Andy Andy’s previous experience is full of...
 
Matt
Matt
20th Aug 2021

WordPress security: the ultimate guide of best practices to follow

Wordpress development
In 2021, securing your WordPress site and protecting your users should no longer be an after-thought. Attacks can vary, from comments section spam, to capturing sensitive information and everything in between. But ensuring your site's security can be daunting if you haven’t delved into it before...
 
Paloma
Paloma
19th Aug 2021

Women in tech spotlight: Versantus' Senior Developer

Company News
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Business
As a progressive organisation, we’re always on the lookout for diverse voices and upcoming talent; a diverse team brings different experiences and ideas, providing the opportunity for further learning, collaboration and improvement. But it’s impossible to ignore the limited representation of women...
 
Paloma
Paloma
23rd Jul 2021

How to get started with website personalisation for increased conversions

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Technology
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UX design
Personalisation isn’t a new trend, it’s been a definable practice since the early 2000s. However, with increased user data collection and decreased attention spans, capturing audiences with targeted messaging is vital to stay relevant in the current digital landscape. If you’re looking to provide...
 
David
David
22nd Jun 2021

Cookie consent: what you need to know in 2021 (so far)

Business
Cookie consent and privacy data laws have become tighter in the last year. What was deemed acceptable last year, is far from best practice now. With more businesses coming under the spotlight for non-compliance, getting it right now is an important step for your business. In this post, we’ll detail...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
18th Jun 2021

Employee wellbeing at Versantus: how we look after our team

Company News
One of our core values at Versantus is Being Good. This doesn't just cover how we do business and our commitment to a greener future, it also applies to the wellbeing of our team. Throughout the pandemic we’ve done our best to create a safe, supportive environment in the physical office and in our...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
31st May 2021

Versantus' climate action: planting seeds for a greener future

Company News
As the climate crisis worsens by the day, we each have an individual responsibility to uphold the security of future generations by protecting our planet. It’s no longer ‘good enough’ to choose digital over physical material, switch the lights off when they’re not in use or recycle our plastic; we...
 
Paloma
Paloma
31st May 2021

How to generate traction for your business' mobile app

Mobile apps
You’ve launched your app and now you’re waiting for users to flock, except all you can hear is crickets. You’re not alone, which is why we’ve detailed a few ways you can gain traction from qualified users for your new app. By the end of this post you should have some ideas to get started on right...