Tech

WordPress Gutenberg: here is our take on it

WordPress 5.0 is here and along with it, the much heralded new Gutenberg editor. Here at Sotic, we’re holding fire on rolling it out to client websites for now. Why? Keep reading to find out. Over the past 18 months we have been watching with interest...

new digital tournament guide for rugby media

Digital Tournament Guide launched for Heineken Champions Cup

It's Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup this weekend and rugby media are gearing up for it with EPCR's newly launched Digital Tournament Guide designed to assist them with their coverage of the tournaments. Rugby players, coaches, fans and media are...

Sotic use the WordPress Content Management System

Choosing the right CMS to power your website

Bespoke, enterprise or open source? Choosing what type of Content Management System to power your  website is a major consideration. Sotic's Technical Director Leo Mindel outlines the options. Deciding which Content Management System you’ll choose to power your website is one of the most important digital...

Finding the balance

Finding the balance between web design and efficiency

What is one of the biggest challenges faced by sports organisations and digital agencies today? Finding the balance between delivering a page in seconds that is also beautiful, packed with captivating imagery, bursting with stats, historical records, video and exciting features. It doesn’t matter how fabulously...

Sotic’s Platform Lead shares advice about password management

Sports fans are constantly signing up for extra news and video content, fantasy leagues and competitions, not to mention logins for ticketing and merchandise sites. So how can you ensure that you remember all of these different passwords while being secure? Sotic's Platform Lead, Ed...

WordPress for Sport: a word from the wise

In 2016, Sotic made a strategic business decision to move our Content Management System to WordPress. It may have surprised some, I can’t think of another major digital sports agency developing on the platform for blue riband clients, but WordPress is long past the days of...

Sotic's quiz functionality

Driving engagement with online quizzing

Quizzes and personality tests are some of the most shared content on social media. I mean, who doesn’t want to know what their spirit animal is right? Of course I’m going to take the test to find out! In our view, quizzing is an underestimated...

multilingual websites - things to consider

Multi-Lingual Websites – what do you need to consider?

Sotic's Head of Digital Delivery, Roly Mercer, recently wrote a guest post for Digital Sport with some top tips for clubs and sports organisations considering developing multi-lingual websites. As the world shrinks and brands grow, the pressure on clubs, teams and tournaments to think globally means...