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
8th Dec 2020

Drupal Security: The Best Practices to Follow

Drupal development
Drupal is known for its security. It’s community reviewed modules, in-depth testing and secure codebase make up this trusted platform. In fact, it’s so trusted that Drupal is the platform of choice for governments, universities and fortune 500 companies. If Drupal is your chosen platform, you may be...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
29th Nov 2020

Versantus joins the movement

Business
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About Versantus
2020 has been no ordinary year and the charity sector has been hit hard by the pandemic. From big appeals to small local organisations, charities face millions less coming in as demand for services rises. For this reason, Versantus have decided to do our bit this year - we have joined the...
 
Jo Bruce
Jo Bruce
26th Nov 2020

Team question challenge - Nik Roberts

Business
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About Versantus
Nik Roberts, Managing Director of Versantus takes on the Team Question Challenge. His favourite pudding is icecream (vegan of course) and if he could start all over again, he'd be baking sourdough for a living! Q1: What is your favourite film or series? A: Any Sci-fi, but of course especially Star...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
24th Nov 2020

Is your website ready for Black Friday?

Business
For retailers hard hit by COVID-19, Black Friday has taken on a new level of importance, with Internet industry body IMRG predicting that Black Friday sales will be between 35% and 45% higher than last year. With the opportunity to generate much-needed sales in the run up to Christmas, it has never...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
24th Nov 2020

How your development agency manages projects

Business
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About Versantus
Interested in how a development agency would manage your project? This post outlines the most common project management styles used by development agencies, including how we manage projects at Versantus. By the end of this article, you’ll understand how different frameworks are more suited to...
 
David
David
16th Nov 2020

Managing multi-regional and multi-lingual sites

Web applications
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Drupal development
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Wordpress development
Creating multi-regional and multilingual sites can be a long, arduous process if the smaller details aren’t ironed out first. In this guide, Versantus consider some of the key elements to creating and managing a multi lingual or multi-regional site. Read below to discover key factors to consider...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
16th Nov 2020

Are chatbots relevant to my business?

Alexa & Google Assistant
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White-label services
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Custom software applications
What are chatbots? Chatbots are software-based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) that businesses use to enhance customer experience. They interact by simulating a human-like response through a chat interface. In businesses, they can fill online customer service roles, answer FAQs and...
 
David
David
13th Nov 2020

Latest trends in voice search

Alexa & Google Assistant
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Custom software applications
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Technology
If you’d like to understand what voice search is, growing trends and how your business can optimise for it, this article is a great place to start. What is voice search? Voice search combines voice recognition technology with search engine queries to provide users with accurate search results via a...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
10th Nov 2020

Building a sustainable business

Web applications
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White-label services
Why does Versantus exist? Ooh, big question! I started Versantus because I wanted to improve my life and the lives of others. I can't do much, but I can make technology easier to understand and use, and can help people do amazing things with it. I didn't have lofty ambitions when I started, and my...
 
Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts
7th Nov 2020

Should I consider a native app or a progressive web app?

Custom software applications
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Mobile apps
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Web applications
If you’re deciding between creating a progressive web app vs native app, this guide should help make that choice easier. You'll be well informed in the key advantages and disadvantages, what both choices can offer your business, and what the future will look like for the solution you choose.