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
 
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...
 
Paloma
Paloma
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
Matt
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. Meet Roger Mathew...
 
Sam Cranwell
Sam Cranwell
26th Feb 2021

Website Design and UX Features to Look Out For

UX design
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Web applications
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Technology
With the growing importance of digital experiences, the need for improved UX and web design is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’. Web design and UX lean ever closer to making information and products more accessible for users, with an emphasis on personalised experiences. So much so, that users now expect...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
17th Feb 2021

Web and digital trends: A year in review and 2021 forecast

UX design
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Alexa & Google Assistant
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Custom software applications
What do businesses need to consider in web design for improved customer experience in 2021? As technology and the digital world ever evolves - even more so due to the recent pandemic and physical separations - so does the need for designers, digital businesses and web teams to keep at the forefront...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
17th Feb 2021

Do Good, Be Kind

About Versantus
One of our core values at Versantus is Being Good. We interpret this in a range of ways: being healthy, happy, kind, and honest. Giving good advice, doing great work, enjoying ourselves doing it. We also interpret in the same way Google used to: "don't be evil". Don't knowingly do things that are...
 
Jo Bruce
Jo Bruce
15th Feb 2021

Team question challenge - Rose Robinson

About Versantus
Rose Robinson, Project Manager, takes on the Team Question Challenge. Her perfect evening would be a Japanese takeaway, some heavenly cheesecake and a quick catch up on Zoom with Michelle Obama... Meet Rose Robinson, our Project Manager: Q1: What is your favourite film or series? A: This is Us, I...