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New rules on cookies: do they affect my website?

Posted 23rd August 2011 | Category: Web Design Blog

Updated: Read our 2012 article

New rules for cookies suggest that all websites will need to get permission from users when using cookies. Cookies are small files used to store key information about a visitor and remember preferences. This could include personal information, such as the visitor's location or interests, which presents a privacy issue. However, most cookies are used to store anonymous information and preferences, either to remember key selections made by the visitor or to track navigation for marketing purposes, and are generally there to make life easier for users.

Choosing social media buttons for your website

Posted 9th August 2011 | Category: Web Design Blog

You can hardly miss social media buttons. They are sprawled across the internet and appear in ever greater numbers on various blogs and websites. There are a huge number of websites that now use these buttons to allow users to post links to content or like a web page. The list of services that the AddThis widget contains gives an idea of just how many there are!