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
 
Matt Gilbert
Matt Gilbert
6th May 2021

Core Web Vitals: what you need to know and how to prepare

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
The rise in slow-loading websites, intrusive pop ups and unexpected page shifts has led Google to crack down on poor user experience (UX). With the inclusion of Core Web Vitals to Google’s ranking factors, knowing how your website scores and improvements you can make will help you stay afloat once...
 
David
David
5th May 2021

Reasons to invest in mobile app development in 2021

Mobile apps
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Technology
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Business
There’s an app to compliment most areas of our lives, and in February alone there were 88,500 new Android apps. With all this competition, is it too late for your business to get a share of the app market? We don’t think so. Here are just a few key reasons why apps are a great investment in 2021. As...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
5th May 2021

iOS vs Android app development: which one is better for your business?

Mobile apps
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Technology
Developing a native app is no small feat, and choosing between iOS and Android is no different. The operating system you choose could determine whether your app is a success or not. In many cases your app and offering will naturally lend itself better to one operating system, so here’s what you...
 
Sam Cranwell
Sam Cranwell
26th Apr 2021

How interactive maps can improve user experience on your site

UX design
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Business
Interactive maps are web-based maps that allow users to click, pan and zoom for further information. They can be geographical maps to show location-specific data, or use layers to showcase multiple data sets. Some interactive maps use geo-tagging technology, where a GPS system is used to identify...
 
Sam Cranwell
Sam Cranwell
20th Apr 2021

Mobile app accessibility: why it's important and what you can do about it

UX design
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Mobile apps
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Business
If accessibility has been an after-thought in your mobile app’s design and development process, this article is for you. With multiple countries enforcing accessibility laws and regulations to ensure business online also serve disabled and impaired users, accessibility should be on your priority...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
16th Apr 2021

3 mobile app trends for 2021

Mobile apps
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Technology
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Business
The latest mobile app trends are focused on improving usability and creating new digital experiences. These trends are set to change the way users consume content and interact with apps. Adapting your app to accommodate these trends will ensure you’re exceeding user expectations. Here are the three...
 
Matt Gilbert
Matt Gilbert
16th Apr 2021

Custom-built site vs WordPress theme: which is best for your business?

Business
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Wordpress development
Choosing between a custom-built site and a WordPress theme can be a minefield. Custom sites are built from the ground up by a developer or web development team. With bespoke designs and no functionality restrictions, custom-built sites are the go-to option for many businesses. However, WordPress...
 
Matt
Matt
4th Mar 2021

Why you should consider WooCommerce for your enterprise

Web applications
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UX design
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Technology
From SMEs to large-scale ecommerce enterprises, WordPress’ commerce focused plugin, WooCommerce, is built for digital longevity. If you’re undecided on whether it’s the best platform for your business, this post should help. We’re going to walk you through the key factors that make WooCommerce a...
 
David
David
4th Mar 2021

How to ensure your ecommerce site is a success

UX design
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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
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Web applications
It takes a clear, actionable strategy to get ahead in ecommerce nowadays. But how do you get more traffic to your site in the first place? And how do you improve the likelihood of conversions? We’ve outlined some key features that, when implemented correctly, can lead to increased growth and...
 
Jo Bruce
Jo Bruce
1st Mar 2021

Team Question Challenge - Roger Mathew

About Versantus
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Business
Roger Mathew, Senior Developer takes on the Team Question Challenge. He'd love to be writing the next bestseller in the Magdalen Arms or chatting to Jesus via Zoom. However, he's more likely to be found watching The Princess Bride with a plate of his Grandmother's apple crumble. Question: What is...