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Publishing website design

Designing a Publishing Site? Here’s what you need to know.

The arrival of editorial ‘stories’ could well signal a major transformation in the future world of publishing.

How to drive ad sales with first party data

How to increase publishing revenue through better audience data

First-party data is increasingly valuable to digital publishers. Leverage your relationship with your audience to boost ad sales and attract new clients.

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Why WordPress storyelling is about to get better

The arrival of editorial ‘stories’ could well signal a major transformation in the future world of publishing.

cutting through publishing complexity

3 common mistakes publishers make when choosing a technology partner

Imagine this. Your publishing business is booming. Traffic is flowing, audiences are engaged and revenue is rolling in. And then your website crashes.

Test driving online publishing platform Newspack

Two of The Code Company’s front-end developers have now worked with Newspack. We’ve asked them about their experience in working with the ‘online newsroom’ developed by Automattic, Google News Initiative and news industry leaders.

Replatforming and Change Management

The importance of change management during digital publishing replatforming projects

Many of our migration and replatforming projects occur in a broader context of organisational change. As a result change management is a key consideration in project implementation.

Digital Publishers: If You’re Not Using WordPress, You’re Missing Out

WordPress is the largest Content Management System on the internet, powering over 30% of all websites.

But is it right for a digital publisher considering the move? We’ve outlined our top five reasons WordPress is still a smart choice for publishing and media businesses.

Building Subscriptions & Memberships on WordPress for Growing Digital Publishers

Building Subscriptions and Memberships on WordPress for Growing Digital Publishers

Digital Publishers exploring how to build a subscription or paid membership system for their WordPress sites should highly consider integrating with a specialist SaaS service.

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Getting the balance right: Making the most of WordPress’ block editing experience

Since its release, we’ve spent some time working out when and how to leverage Gutenberg block editor in a cost effective and efficient manner.

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Building powerful subscription sites that scale on WordPress

At WordCamp Sydney 2019, Ben May from The Code Company and Adrian O’Hagan from Private Media spoke about how a different way of building paid subscription functionality on WordPress. READ MORE: Building Subscriptions and Memberships on WordPress for Growing Digital Publishers including a download with more information on how to select the right approach. WordCamp…

Do you have to worry about the GDPR?

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has a lot of online businesses worried, but the new policy isn’t as omnipresent as it seems. Ask yourself these few simple GDPR questions to find out if you need to worry about being GDPR compliant. Note: We’ve provided general questions to ask, based on information…

How will Mandatory Data Breach Notifications impact your business?

In February 2018 an amendment to the Privacy Act will come into effect and all Australian businesses should understand how this may affect them.  At The Code Company have worked through this amendment and are here to assist our clients in understanding how this change will impact them and their client’s data security. The [Privacy…

Responsive vs mobile website design

Increasing numbers of website visitors are arriving via mobile devices, so you need to make sure your website design is responsive or mobile user friendly. There are two main options: designing one site which is responsive and adapts to the visitor’s device or screen; or a separate purpose-built mobile site. Naturally each has its pros and cons.

New Australian privacy laws

If you’re an Australian company and collect, keep or use customer or client information then you need to be aware of new privacy legislation which takes effect from 12 March 2014. The new privacy laws introduce a single set of standards called the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) that specify when information can be used for direct marketing…

Online security and Google’s 2-step verification process

Google’s 2-step verification process improves our online security by adding an extra layer of protection when logging into accounts from a new computer or device.

How we can help

New Digital Publishing Website Builds

Get the right partner to help create your new digital publishing platform powered by WordPress.

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Migrating and Replatforming

Take advantage of our experience making large and complex migrations to WordPress as smooth as possible.

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Custom Digital Publishing Functionality

Every business has unique aspects to their workflows and products. We can customise WordPress to suit.