All our client sites have this morning been upgraded to the latest release of Joomla, v3.9.18 which came out yesterday.
This includes 3 low priority security fixes and 6 bugs have been squashed.
Stay safe everyone!
And finally even if you aren't quite ready to launch a new site just yet we can still get you a very pretty holding page up like this one for RareFindWhisky. Full site coming soon!
Time to re-think old processes?
We replaced paper joining forms and direct debit forms with this funky online membership sign up system for Strathgryffe Tennis, Squash and Fitness club in Houston.
We're also busy building a new site for Start Up Assured Process Management.
We created a neat little holding page for them which features their new branding designed by our friends at Muir Media.
It's business as usual at BFD!
We recently created these nifty little micro-sites for long standing client Hansteen for their office properties in Inverness and Perth.
Check out invernessoffices.com and perthoffices.com
Our company was incorporated on 8th April 2009 so today is our birthday!
Thank you to all of our clients for your support and business over the past 11 years, it's always appreciated.
Meantime in this most difficult time, stay safe, stay at home and stay positive!
Love BFD x
Microsoft have announced a name change for their flagship Office 365 business products.
Office 365 Business Essentials is now Microsoft 365 Business Basic.
Office 365 Business Premium is now Microsoft 365 Business Standard.
All features & pricing are unchanged.
And finally in today's project round up is this cracking site we created for the award winning Boathouse Restaurant on the isle of Gigha.
More sensational photographs on this one and of course online table booking via a Resdiary integration.
We designed this striking site for Waterproof Whisky which entered the market in late February.
Some beautiful photography in this one!
We created this members community and subscription portal for new start up Zero49 last month, offering women the benefits of a private members club with networking, group discounts and events.
Find out more at zero49.uk
We also created this snazzy little one page tartan site for Edinburgh Rum complete with Shopify integration.
Look our for their branded taxi in the Capital!
Another recent project was this site for London based Cosy Conservatory Roofs who specialise in turning conservatories into rooms that can be enjoyed all year round.
Find out more at cosyconservatoryroofs.co.uk
Following a recent brand refresh we designed these two new sites for travel technology company ATCORE.
Check out the new sites at atcom.net and atcoretec.com
We appreciate however that many of our clients will be heavily disrupted during this current period of uncertainty.
If you need extended credit or need to make urgent changes to your website or email platforms please get in touch.
We're very happy to help.
Over the weekend all our client websites were upgraded to the latest release of Joomla v3.9.16.
This is a security and bug fix release which addresses six security vulnerabilities and contains over 20 bug fixes and improvements.
A Saturday shift for the BFD team with all our client sites upgraded to Joomla version 3.9.15 this morning.
This is a security & bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses three low priority security issues and contains 5 minor bug fixes and improvements.
A Happy New Year to all our clients!!!
Our design studio is open again from today, raring to go and we've already launched our first new site of 2020 with this funky makeover for Linwood based wholesaler Iain Hill Ltd.
Check it out at iainhill.co.uk
We created this lovely fresh new look for our existing clients at Southside Radio Cars, including their all new booking chat-bot!
See it in action at southsideradiocars.co.uk
We created this micro-site for Edinburgh Whisky to launch their Whisky Row brand.
This one integrates with an existing Shopify platform for e-commerce & will eventually become part of an exciting new site covering the full product range.
All our client sites have been upgraded this evening to Joomla v3.9.14 which was released earlier this afternoon.
This release contains 2 low priority security patches and 35 bug fixes and improvements.
We created this neat and tidy site for IH Social Work Services, a new startup offering a range of social work consultancy services by Ian Henderson.
Check it out at ihsocialwork.co.uk
Another recent project we completed was this site for Scott Walker Sports Therapy & Pain Management, based in Alloa.
The site includes a neat Facebook Reviews plugin that automatically updates the testimonials page as new reviews are posted.
We created this property site for Graham & Sibbald in partnership with City Properties, marketing the fabulous Old High School in Glasgow.
The site includes a secure data room hosting 100Gb of content for bidders to download.
We created this simple but effective e-commerce micro-site for Auld Acquaintance Blended Scotch Whisky. This one uses our clients existing Shopify platform and the site also includes the local TV ad that is running throughout December.
We recently launched this new look for HR Solutions provider Rainbow HR, including a whole new brand design created by our friends at Muir Media.
The new site also uses Firefish recruitment software for fully integrated vacancy management.
See it at rainbowhr.com
Our design studio closes at 5pm on Friday Dec 20th, re-opening again at 9am on Monday Jan 6th.
In between times though our support desk remains open at all times so just log your tickets in the usual way via [email protected] or via myhelpdesk.bigfrontdoor.com
Instead of sending Christmas Cards we have instead donated to a couple of our clients charitable causes. Firstly to St.Mirren FC Community Trust & their Festive Friends campaign.
Secondly to our friends at JTS who are providing a fairtrade food donation to the local foodbank.
It's been a record breaking year for us at BFD, so may we take this opportunity to thank all of our valued clients for the business. It's always massively appreciated.
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2020!!
All our client sites have been upgraded to the latest Joomla version v3.9.13 which was released on Tuesday.
This is a security and bug fix release only, no new features.
All our client sites have now been patched with Joomla 3.9.12 which was released on Wednesday.
This is a security fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses one security vulnerability and contains over 30 bug fixes and improvements.
A few clients have been in touch with us this week about the forthcoming Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) legislation which comes into effect this weekend.
All our Wee Commerce stores are already fully SCA compliant using our next-gen single page checkout. No need to worry!
We also recently completed an Office 365 rollout for our friends at Consilium Contracting Services in Paisley.
We took an existing IMAP mail platform & migrated it seamlessly across to the Microsoft Cloud & are now working on a Sharepoint deployment to improve team productivity.