Is WooCommerce the best eCommerce platform?

Is WooCommerce the best eCommerce platform? 1

WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce platform on the web, with over 40 million downloads. It’s used by some of the biggest names in retail—but before we talk about why it works so well for online stores let’s first define what exactly “eCommerce” is. What is eCommerce? Ecommerce can be defined as the buying and […]

What is managed WordPress hosting?

Managed WordPress Hosting

Managed WordPress Hosting is a type of hosting where the WordPress ecosystem is handled by a hosting company that specializes in WordPress. In this case, you don’t have to worry about your site being secure and running smoothly since your host will do those things for you. The typical managed WordPress hosting company will do […]

Wix to WordPress conversion

Wix to WordPress conversion 2

Introduction So you’ve decided or are thinking about switching from Wix to WordPress. Good for you! We know the decision is hard, but once you make it, it’s a great one. You’ll be able to enjoy all of the benefits of a website that allows for easy customization, plus you can take advantage of all […]

Social Media Marketing explained

Social Media Marketing explained 3

Social media marketing is a powerful tool for businesses. It can help you expand your audience and increase sales, but it’s not something that happens overnight. You need to take the time to learn about your customers and determine where they are most likely to be found online. Here are some strategies that will make […]

Every business needs a website to be credible & attract new customers


If you’re a business owner and you haven’t got yourself a website, then you’re missing out on one of the most powerful marketing tools available. Every business needs a website. It’s not just about having an online presence, either – it’s about making sure that potential customers can find your site easily and reliably. Easy […]

New centralised DNS coming soon

New centralised DNS coming soon 4

We will be rolling out a new centralised DNS (Domain Name System) to our hosting clients. This change brings a swath of improvements. Faster domain resolving for faster website loading; Enhanced resilience and availability of the DNS service; Better protection against DDoS attacks; Simplified DNS management – just one pair of nameservers and IPs for […]

Critical Vulnerability Detected in WooCommerce

Critical Vulnerability Detected in WooCommerce 5

On July 13, 2021, a critical vulnerability concerning WooCommerce and the WooCommerce Blocks feature plugin was identified. All our Managed Hosting Clients have been updated – rest assured. This serves as a general notice if you have not updated your WooCommerce install as of yet. More information here via WooCommerce

PHP update coming soon

PHP update coming soon 6

Between July 7 and July 9, the PHP version of sites hosted with us will be updated to 7.4. This PHP update is part of our process of discontinuing the support of PHP 7.2, 7.1, 7.0, 5.6 and lower on our servers. The security support of all PHP versions below 7.3 is officially over. To […]

Don’t Look For A Great Idea, Find A Good Problem – Greg Satell

Don’t Look For A Great Idea, Find A Good Problem - Greg Satell 7

At the center of every significant innovation is always an idea. Clarence Birdseye’s idea about freezing fish revolutionized the food industry and American diets. Charles Schwab’s idea about flat commissions changed investing forever. Steve Jobs idea about creating a device that could hold 1000 songs in your pocket turned around Apple’s fortunes. Yet we shouldn’t […]

Aduna now available in Sainsbury’s

Aduna now available in Sainsbury's 8

Aduna is an Africa-inspired health food brand and social business – and a long-time design partner of ours. It has just been announced that Aduna has won a place on the shelves of Sainsbury’s. We have nothing but love for the team at Aduna and the brand, congratulations! Message from the Co-Founder and CEO; Andrew […]

Pantone color of the year 2019 is LIVING CORAL

Pantone color of the year 2019 is LIVING CORAL 9

An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge Living Coral ~ PANTONE 16-1546 R255 G111 B97 / C0 M65 Y54 K0 / #FF6F61 MORE INFO AND PAST COLORS HERE

Pantone color of the year 2018 is ULTRA VIOLET

Pantone Image Violet

Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come. ULTRA VIOLET ~ PANTONE 18-3838 / PANTONE 2096 C R101 G78 B163 / C76 M75 Y0 K0 / #654EA3 MORE INFO AND PAST COLORS HERE

In case you missed it, this is the Pantone color of the year 2017

Pantone Colour Image Green

An energetic green symbolising new beginnings, a ?reconnection to nature – to reassure us that everything will be ok after what many around the world considered to be a tumultuous year – 2016. GREENERY ~ PANTONE 15-0343 / PANTONE 376 C R132 G189 B0 / C54 M0 Y100 K0 / #84BD00 MORE INFO ON GREENERY […]

Welcome Back… and a new years resolution of sorts

one2love Dr Octo Logo

Hi! Welcome back… We don’t usually do new year’s resolutions from a company point of view… but this year we did. It is easy to get caught up in the business side of things, getting work done, and forgetting that we are a bunch of people doing what we love every day. Our new year’s […]

Pantone Colour of the Year 2016 – Rose Quarts & Serenity

Pantone Colour Image Rose and Quarts

As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well […]

Make Baobab Famous with one2love

Image of Aduna Organic Raw Energy Bars

Our friends at Aduna are semi-finalists in Virgin’s Pitch to Rich 2015, a contest to win a ?250K marketing campaign from Richard Branson. If they win, they will direct this towards their campaign to Make Baobab Famous – and help transform the lives of thousands – and potentially millions – of rural households. This is […]

Turns out it was a FLICKR collection

Turns out it was a FLICKR collection 12

A while back we posted some images which were apparently “found on an old camera”. See the post here. Jenny contacted us via FaceBook to let us know that those images are actually part of a Flickr collection called “Bygone Cape Town, South Africa” curated by a chap named Etienne Du Plessis: A while ago […]

If only we were told this as beginners. #Creativity

If only we were told this as beginners. #Creativity 13

It is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap and your work will be as good as your ambitions. A short YouTube video on creativity as a beginner maker of things. Made by Creative.

Pantone Colour of the Year 2015: Marsala (PANTONE 18-1438)

Pantone Colour Image Marsala

The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors. MARSALA ~ PANTONE 18-1438 / PANTONE 7523 C R173 G101 B95 / C10 M67 Y49 K23 / #AD655F READ MORE HERE

Our work for sixty40 Magazine, Issue 07 featured on Editorial Design Served.

Our work for sixty40 Magazine, Issue 07 featured on Editorial Design Served. 15

We got an email from the fine chaps at Behance letting me know that my work for Sixty40 Magazine, Issue 07 was selected to be featured on Editorial Design Served ( More info: Editorial Design Served features top work in the magazine and book design categories. The Served curation team chooses projects that move creativity […]

Photos found on an old camera, South Africa

Sea Point - Photos found on an old camera, South Africa

Apparently these photos were found on an old camera. Not sure how true but the images are pretty interesting. They were sent to me via email (a FWD FWD). Would love to know who’s they are, if they are yours, get hold of me. All the image names are as they were sent to me.