Popular WordPress plugins and what they do

There are tens of thousands of WordPress plugins available to use, but some are more popular than others. The WordPress experts at RCC take a look at a few of the most well known and well used plugins, and what they can do to improve your website. There are tens of thousands of WordPress plugins… Read more »


Responsive MediaWiki skin design for PetroWiki

We’re really pleased to have launched a fully redesigned responsive MediaWiki skin for PetroWiki.org on behalf of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. The website, based on the MediaWiki platform, and provides an online, interactive handbook for petroleum engineers around the world to maintain their industrial knowledge and share best practice. We totally redesigned PetroWiki.org to… Read more »


Discount codes not showing at checkout in OpenCart 1.5

A few weeks ago, we had a client using OpenCart 1.5 as their ecommerce software with a customised ‘default’ theme, who noticed that discount codes were not showing at checkout in OpenCart 1.5. The closest guide we found was on the OpenCart community forums, but wasn’t coherent enough to follow in places, so here is… Read more »


Central Milton Keynes launch town centre plan tool powered by MediaWiki

It is not many days – or for that matter, weeks, months or years – that you’re asked to help plan a town centre, but that’s what Richard Carter Consultancy Ltd was asked to do recently. In conjunction with our sister company, the North East web design agency Peacock Carter, we’re proud to launch our… Read more »


MediaWiki 1.11 to MediaWiki 1.18 upgrade

Another year, and another MediaWiki upgrade project completed, this time for a client in America. We recently finished upgrading a large MediaWiki installation from MediaWiki 1.11 to 1.17, but MediaWiki version 1.18 is now, in our view, stable enough to be upgrade their MediaWiki installation from version 1.11 to 1.18, especially with the impending release… Read more »