Oikos – web development and technology consultancy for charities, communities and small businesses
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I work by myself and with agencies for organisations of all sizes.
Interesting and useful stuff that I make and do: Web apps, WordPress Training, and more!
News, Thoughts and Tech Notes
WordPress version 5.0 is scheduled for release today. It will contain the new WordPress editor, codenamed "Gutenberg". This post and its associated video: introduces and explains the new editor; shows you how to use it; explains the steps I've taken to allow people to...read more
Browser support for dates is horribly inconsistent. If you have a MySQL-formatted date, JS may not like it in some browsers.read more
The EU's new data protection regulations, known as GDPR, are coming into force on 25th May. I'm not going to go into detail because that's been done elsewhere. But this article is intended to raise basic awareness of GDPR and point you to the relevant resources to...read more
A list things that you can do/not do to protect yourself online that involve behaviour rather than technology.read more
Things I Do
I build websites for charities, community groups and businesses, using open source tools to bring you great value.
I can help you use new tools and technologies to help meet the aims of your organisation.
Tools and training
Why doesn't this website have any images?
I’m a website developer, not a website designer. That means I don’t do the visual work on the projects that I work on. I felt it was unfair to present images of the websites I make, as that’s showing other peoples’ work. I could have used stock imagery instead, but I decided that a website without images is simpler and quicker.