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FREEBIE: How to Build a Simple WordPress Website
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Do you need to build a simple website for yourself, your social enterprise, your charity or your business? Are you self-hosting your WordPress site? (not sure what this means? read our post on the difference between and here). Here … Read More

It has been a BIG week for Made with Joy! 3 Awards in 7 days
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Women’s Champion Runner Up – Monday, 28th November, 2016 Thanks to a wonderful nomination from our investor and advisor, Shelley Hoffmire, Joy Foster (that’s me!) was nominated for the Women’s Champion award for Social Enterprise UK. The evening was a … Read More

Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford
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 Forbes Theatre Arts is one of Oxfordshire’s leading dance and performing arts schools offering comprehensive training in ballet, tap, jazz, singing and acting. Build confidence for life in their fun and friendly school. In Forbes dance school they offer wekkly … Read More

Logging into Your Made with Joy Website & How to Reset Your Password
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Nearly all the websites that Made with Joy builds come with the JetPack plugin. Recently, JetPack has changed the signin page and it has caused some confusion for our clients. The instructions below and the video should explain what is … Read More

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Joy Foster

The All-Rounder

Joy Foster is a 3x Social Entrepreneur based in Oxford. She is an American married to a Brit and is a mother of two. In her free time she likes to train for triathlons and paint. She set up Made … Read More

Ben Newton

The Secret Weapon

Ahhhh… the awesomeness that is Ben. He is our go to guy for fixing malware issues, CSS magic and making the impossible possible. Ben wants to be a gymnast when he grows up.

Isaac Carr

Graphic Wizard

We are delighted to welcome Isaac Carr to the Made with Joy team. Isaac will be heading up any and all branding and graphic design work for our company as well as for clients who need design work incorporated into … Read More

Matt Fletcher

The Wrangler

Matt – the man with no fear! Matt Fletcher comes from a technical background and has been at Made with Joy since March 2015. Matt is our chief WordPress theme and Plugin wrangler – whenever we need someone to figure … Read More

Graham West

The Master Builder

Our games pro, Graham joined the team in 2015 with a willingness to grow his knowledge of all things WordPress. Graham loves all kinds of games including Mahjong. He is also a LEGO master builder. Graham is now an account … Read More

Emma Woo

Head Pixie

Emma Woo is on loan from the TechPixie programme. Part-trainee, part-project manager, part-fill in the gaps when they need being filled, Emma is our go to gal for everything that needs to get done. When she’s not shuttling kids to … Read More

Matt Phillips

The Design Guy

Need something done graphically? Matt Phillips is your guy. Matt also joined Made with Joy as a teenager and is now in charge of all the lovely graphics you see all over this website (and several of our clients’ websites). … Read More

Lauren Naughton

The Fashionista

Lauren Naughton is our youngest team member. Having joined Made with Joy at the age of 15, Lauren single handedly manages one of our biggest fashion blogger digital marketing accounts. Lauren went through the Made with Joy training programme via … Read More

Nicholas Leeks

The Migrator

Nicholas brings a breath of fresh air and humour to the Made with Joy team. Always with a helpful and grateful attitude, he has been working hard to get one of our major websites refurbished and migrated. When not at … Read More

Made with Joy Alumni

Zach Austin-Humphries

The Salesman

Zach was told by his IT instructor at college that he was rubbish at tech, so Zach had written it off as an option as a career path. However, after 3 months training and a 3 months part time job … Read More

Ogakwu Anosike

Miss Moneypenny

Sadly, almost as quickly as OG joined the Made with Joy Team, she was snatched up into a full time management accountant job! While she was at Made with Joy, OG made sure our accounts stay balanced and in the … Read More

Declan Hunter

The Updates Guy

Our original guinea pig and a most impressive young man, Declan was the first Made with Joy trainee. He joined Made with Joy in February of 2015 as a trainee. After 6 months, he moved into a 6 months part … Read More

Ruby Pepper

WordPress Trainee

With a name like that, how could you not be cool? Ruby was one of our trainees through our partnership with SOFEA who helped us refurbish existing websites. She is currently looking for an apprenticeship and has brought a great … Read More

Chris Hayward

Captain Jean-Luc Picard

Chris (aka Patrick Stewart) is currently on a 6 month work experience programme with us. He was a major player in the development of one of our biggest website projects this year and has a great sense of humour. You … Read More

Shemayne Crabtree

WordPress Trainee

Shemayne Crabtree is a lovely woman who is assisting in launching a new website for the Sunshine Centre in Banbury. Already, after just one week, she’s proven that she’s got a great aptitude for tech. We’re looking forward to seeing … Read More

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