New hosting plans

We now offer WordPress, Drupal and Opencart plans right on top of our existing hosting packages at no extra cost, plus we’re offering three months FREE hosting on all new Business and Professional plans with no tie in, meaning you can try out our hosting for three months and not have to pay a penny.…

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Opencart Stock Control extension fully installed

We now offer a complete Opencart install which includes the installation of our great Stock Control Extension. Hide or show products based on different statuses Allow pre-ordering of these products based on their status Allocate part or full POs to stock when a PO is split into two or more shipments See the historical stock…

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PCI DSS compliance

The buzz-acronym thats been rolling around the internet recently is PCI DSS compliance. What does it mean and how do I get it? Well first of all, you typically don’t need it if you’re not handling credit or debit cards in any way, whether through your website or over the phone or in your shop.…

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A real replacement for Windows OS – Ubuntu

I’ve been using multiple operating systems for some time now as part of our tasks here at Bluebit are to run cross browser tests on different browsers on Windows, OSX and Linux, as well as mobiles such as Windows Mobile, iOS and Android. I’ve always been fascinated by the power and flexibility of Linux and…

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Cookie Law watered down at the 11th hour

At the eleventh hour the ICO decide to alter direction on the new law that requires website owners to inform their users as to how cookies are used on their site. On Thursday 24th, just 2 days before they would start to enforce website owners to comply, the ICO released this document. Of course we’ll…

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Flexible web design for Mobile and Desktop

Flexible design and development of websites for the mobile and tablet devices is incredibly important, especially as many of us tend to spend a longer amount of time checking up on things on our commute to or from work, or on your way to a meeting, or simply grabbing 5 minutes at lunch in the…

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Opencart stock control module

We’ve been hard at work on a stock control module for Opencart as there is a distinct lack of a decent way of tracking stock in what we feel is a great ECommerce solution. This module allows you to control your stock movements in a much better way and provides a historical record of the…

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Register .uk domains for up to 10 years

From 1st May 2012, Bluebit will be able to register abnd renew .uk domains for up to 10 years. Not all providers will be doing this but we will be offering this functionality as soon as it is available on 1st May. Until now .uk domain names could only be registered and renewed for two…

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New European cookie law

As you may be aware, the government passed a law just under 1 year ago regarding the use of cookies on websites. The responsibility for ensuring that you inform users of cookie use falls squarely on the owner of said website(s). Whilst we may not agree with the end result of changes that this law…

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Glossary of web terms

We wanted to put this glossary of common terms so that you could impress you partner/neighbour with your knowledge and ultimate geekiness, as well as being a useful resource when talking to one of us fellow geeks.