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Relative vs. Absolute Links in Joomla: A Detailed Comparison

Linking is an essential part of website development and management. While creating hyperlinks within a website, you have probably come across terms like "relative links" and "absolute links." Understanding these concepts and their applications is key to an effective and efficient web development process. In this post, we'll delve into the differences between relative and absolute links, explore their benefits and drawbacks, and examine their impact on factors like speed, security, and SEO.

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Accessibility is Essential for Everyone

At ConCom Web Design, we believe everyone should be able to access and enjoy the web, regardless of their abilities. That's why we're committed to building accessible web experiences for all.

Accessibility is more than just a nice-to-have. Ensuring everyone has equal access to information and opportunities online is essential. That's why the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has developed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). WCAG is an international standard that defines how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities.

The latest version of WCAG, WCAG 2.2, is scheduled to be released in 2023. WCAG 2.2 builds on the previous versions of WCAG and includes new guidelines that will make web content more accessible to people with a broader range of disabilities.

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Some reasons why Joomla may be a better choice than WordPress

Joomla and WordPress are both popular content management systems (CMSs) that allow users to create and manage their own websites without any coding knowledge. However, there are some key differences between the two platforms that may make one a better choice for you than the other.

Here are some reasons why Joomla may be a better choice than WordPress:

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Always consider creating Accessible Content for you yours

Accessibility is an important consideration for all businesses, regardless of their size or industry. By creating accessible content, businesses can ensure that their products and services are available to everyone, regardless of their abilities.

There are several things that businesses can do to create accessible content. Some of the most important steps include:

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There are many benefits to digital transformation

In today's digital age, it's more important than ever for businesses to have a strong online presence. A well-designed and user-friendly website can help you attract new customers, generate leads, and grow your business.

But creating a new website is just the first step. If you want to succeed in the digital world truly, you need to embrace full digital transformation. This means integrating digital technology into all aspects of your business, from your website to your customer service to your marketing and sales strategies.

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A website is a valuable asset for any business, and will work for you 365/24/7

In today's digital age, a website is an essential part of any business. It's a 24/7 salesperson that can help you reach new customers, generate leads, and grow your business.

But a website is more than just a digital brochure. It's a powerful marketing tool that can help you build relationships with customers, drive traffic to your business, and increase sales.

Here are just a few of the ways your website can work for you 24/7:

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Free Joomla website health check for small business.

During April, working from home, with more time on our hands than expected, with all easter holidays cancelled, we're offering a full Joomla! website health check absolutely free, gratis, frei, gratuito, wolny for any small business, community group or charity using Joomla! - Normally a minimum cost of £75

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Small business could have many online opportunities during covid-19 & we can help.

Firstly, may I wish you all the best of health and hope that you, your colleagues and your family are well. This is not an easy time for any of us, and we know that all of you will be adjusting to a different way of living and working. As a Small business ourselves, we understand the problems and issues you may be facing over the next few weeks and months.

Your customers may not be able to visit you face to face, but you can still communicate and operate your business successfully.

We want to show you how you can use this crisis as an opportunity to continue to run your business, to change it, and to create new opportunities through various online tools and digitally engage with your audience. Hopefully helping you through the next few weeks and months, but also offering more dependable digital services in the future.

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Do I need a new website? 6 Reasons why you might

Your customer's first impression of your business almost always happens online. If your website isn't making you smile, being used or providing you with sales and enquiries, then a redesign may be on the cards.

If you fall into any of the six reasons below, then perhaps you should be considering having a web designer (Like Us) to help you out. 

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Use your Gmail to Send/Receive Emails Using Your Own Domain Name

If you enjoy using Google Mail and its features, then why not use your own domain/email address to send and receive email. 

Quite often the email webmail account provided with your website hosting might not have the functionality you need to use it for day to day emailing. Also, your hosting account will most likely have a reasonably small storage space limit for all your emails.

Gmail offers 15Gb of space with their free account to play with and an interface that helps you organise your emails well - especially useful if you're used to using Google.

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  • ConCom have redesigned our 2 websites using the Joomla CMS. We have always found Andy & ConCom Web Design very professional and extremely helpful. We would be happy to recommend to others.
    Noble HR & Recruitment Doctor
    Noble HR & Recruitment Doctor Julie & Bruce Noble - Wirral, Merseyside
  • We have used ConCom for many years.
    Andy is totally professional, patient, very approachable and nothing is ever too much trouble. We are so pleased with the new [Joomla] website.
    We can't thank ConCom Web design enough, for all the help over the years - would highly recommend.
    100% Gas - Cheshire
    100% Gas - Cheshire Julie & Paul Robson
  • Andy at ConCom Website Design is brilliant, our admin side of our Joomla website was giving us a lot of problems and Andy has been great, hes fixed everything and been very patient with me. I've learned a lot from Andy and he's done a fab job for us, I would highly recommend him, he is very knowledgeable and does a great job!
    Church Farm Cottages Fritchley
    Church Farm Cottages Fritchley Denise Bacon - Derbyshire
  • I've used Andy for the past 7 years for a number of websites and would have no hesitation in recommending his service. It's very personal, professional and friendly. He really listens to what you need and is always on hand to help.
    In House Mobile Opticians
    In House Mobile Opticians Parm Mund - Stockton Heath, Cheshire
  • ConCom Web Design did an absolutely fantastic job building me a Joomla website for my new business. Not only did they build me a website better than I could of expected he was also more than happy to answer any questions and explain exactly what he was doing and I was always informed. I couldn’t fault them in any way and I would recommend to anyone.
    Warrington Scaffolding
    Warrington Scaffolding Andrew McGuinness
  • Concom Website Design came by recomendation and from start to finish they have been fantastic. Extremely helpful with every aspect always there when you have a question or just need some advice. Our websites really do stand out from the rest in our industry and all our customers comments on how impressed they are with our site. Concom has now designed a 3rd website for us, with another on the way
    Eden Landscapes|Resin|Gates
    Eden Landscapes|Resin|Gates Tom & Danielle Morgan - Warrington, Cheshire

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     About Us

    Concom Website Design's mission is to provide you with an affordable, mobile-friendly and easy to use website that meets all of your needs and helps your business grow.

    A Full-Service Digital Agency, specialising in Joomla! Websites, Marketing, Security, IT, Advice, Joomla Training and on or offsite Consultancy.

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    We look forward to hearing from you to discuss any new web projects, Joomla Training or website consultancy.

    Feel free to call into our excellent coworking offices in Altrincham & Warrington to discuss anything over a coffee too.

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