ENGINEERED FOR ALL TYPES OF TERRAIN
( the tools of the trade )
You’ll find that at RikWorkshop we’ve got a professionally equipped Workshop providing you with some of the best quality services on the market. From solid infrastructure hosting and mail services up to security features to protect your website, our industry standard technologies ensure your investment will be safe for years to come. We’d love to show you all our tools, but we’re keeping some the best to ourselves (they’re a kind of a family secret we’d like to protect). However here are some of the technologies we use in our trade.
WordPress is our open source blogging tool and content management system (CMS) of choice. Extremely stable and runs on a web hosting service with PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system for high customization possibilities. WordPress is used by more than 22.0% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013. It is also the most popular blogging system in use on the Web with more than 60 million websites worldwide.
Proven market leaders in development applications, we are certainly disciples of Adobe’s products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash to produce only the best quality visuals for our websites.
Sucuri is the de facto standard in website malware monitoring and cleanup. Designed to reduce the impacts introduced by software vulnerabilities and other online threats we constantly use Sucuri to monitor your website and ensure that any vulnerability that is detected is cleaned as early as possible.
It’s hard to dispute Google’s power in the online world – and at Rikworkshop we totally embrace it. Tapping into Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics, two of the most powerful digital analytics solutions available, we can understand your site’s health for potential issues, understand your search traffic and make optimizations to help Google better understand and represent your site. We also recommend Google Apps for Business accounts which provide professional email and document sharing solutions, tightly integrated with today’s emerging mobile devices.
Bing’s service provides us with tools to troubleshoot and address the crawling and indexing of our customers’ websites, sitemap creation, submission and ping tools, website statistics, consolidation of content submission, and new content and community resources. It provides some great data for webmasters to use and address potential SEO issues.
More than 6 million people worldwide use MailChimp to create, send, and track email newsletters – and we’re proud to say we’re up there in that list. Quickly evolving into one of the best email marketing services provider, Mailchimp services are our first choice for reliable mailer distribution for all our Customers.
WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. Packed full of features, we integrated it seamlessly into our WordPress websites. Providing payment solutions, shipping and inventory administration, reporting and marketing. With WooCommerce you can sell anything online: from t-shirts in all their shapes and sizes, to music files and software to household items. You can even sell affiliated products from a marketplace. It’s all possible!
WPML is our choice of plugin when it comes to allowing authors write content in different languages and translate this content. It also includes advanced features for translation management and an interface for professional content translation. We provide the perfect integration of this plugin with our websites so it’s easy for you to present your content in various languages.
WordPress: used by more than 22% of the top 10 million websites.
This means that YOUR investment won’t risk extinction for years to come.
Can you afford to trust just anybody with your website development ?