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Future Shock provides web hosting on powerful Microsoft Windows 2003 based servers - we do not provide Linux hosting. We offer a number of different hosting plans to suit every budget, with prices as low as £20 per year for basic hosting.

Our servers are provided by Rackspace UK and are located in London data centres operating with at least 99.99% uptime. We provide domain registration and management services - we are a Nominet Member and tag holder (for .uk domains) and JANET Approved ISP Member (for .ac.uk and .gov.uk domains). We are a Comodo SSL partner allowing us to add fantastically priced HTTPS secure encrypted communication to your website in just minutes.

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Clean and Intelligent Web design

Good-looking and user-friendly websites for companies of all sizes

We specialise in the production of reliable, straightforward and easy-to-use solutions which cater to the needs of users.

Whether you just want a simple contact form or a full e-commerce site, we can code it for you.
Expert level programming in ASP.NET, ASP Classic, JavaScript, XML/XSL, HTML and CSS, SQL Server and Microsoft Access. WCAG Accessibility to AAA conformance where required. Search engine friendly and easy to maintain HTML markup. Static Sites, Content Management Systems, and many other project types delivered on time and on budget.

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Search Engines and Offline Marketing

Gaining competitive advantage

From the black arts of web marketing to improving your brand, we can assist in getting your website, and your company, the attention it deserves.

We don't pretend there's a big secret to web marketing. Using basic principles and ethical techniques, we've helped many companies move up in the search engine rankings in competitive markets such as Spanish property and children's clothing. We offer everything from straightforward advice to full online marketing services, including link campaigns and Adwords management. Whatever your budget, and whatever your market, we can help.

We also help with traditional ("offline") marketing - writing press releases, or working with your managers or external marketing consultants to achieve brand objectives.

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Our most recent news

14th October 2013 We have released a new version of our Date Picker product to fix a problem with the newest release of Google Chrome

4th April 2013 We have discontinued our Free Date Picker product after 8 years of service

3rd April 2012 We are pleased to release Worldwide Dispensers a redesigned site to match Rapak and DS Smith PLC design

20th March 2012 Redesigned and released Rapak to match the new look of DS Smith PLC

19th March 2012 Released V2 of TheSupportDirectory

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Working with the Internet since it began!

Knowledge, experience and the ability to listen

We are a small family-run business situated at the edge
of the Peak District in the centre of the UK. We've been trading as Future Shock since 1995 and became a UK private limited company in 2004. We have a very broad range of experience in the design, programming and marketing of both web-based and more traditional media.

We have worked with clients of all scales, ranging from international investment banks and multinational PLCs
to sole traders and personal home sites. We've built
e-commerce sites, estate agent sites, bespoke content managed systems, and information websites. We pride ourselves on delivering sites which best meet our clients' needs - whoever they may be and whatever their budget.

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Address: Atrium Offices, Town Hall, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4EU, United Kingdom

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Latest News

14th October 2013
We have released a new version of our Date Picker product to fix a problem with the newest release of Google Chrome.
4th April 2013
We have discontinued our Free Date Picker product after 8 years of service.
3rd April 2012
We are pleased to release Worldwide Dispensers a redesigned site to match Rapak and DS Smith PLC design.
20th March 2012
We redesigned and released Rapak to match the new look of DS Smith PLC.
19th March 2012
We are happy to release V2 of TheSupportDirectory, a powerful ASP.NET directory system.
16th March 2012
We launched The Boat Inn website for a local pub.
3rd February 2012
We have gone live with MyTektura a system to collect and share samples of wallpaper designs.
31st January 2012
We are pleased to launch Search Visualizer redesigned to make it clearer and easier to use
15th January 2012
We released Activity Monitor an "Intelligent Auditing Tool" for the charity sector
19th December 2011
We produced a demo of an interactive vocabulary learning program for Keele University Research
1st November 2011
We created an online registration and payment system for Derby Hospitals Charity
8th July 2011
Tektura goes mobile as an App for iPhone and iPad users
10th June 2011
We have launched a new e-commerce site Lazee Dayz
17th March 2011
We have gone live with a local firm's new e-commerce site Willow Direct
9th March 2011
We created an online registration and payment system for the Ashbourne Breast Cancer Walk
5th January 2011
We have gone live with an existing e-commerce site that has been moved onto our E-Shops platform RunningBare.co.uk (April 2012: now ceased trading)
18th December 2009
We have gone live with the complete redesign of our corporate identity and our new website
14th December 2009
We have gone live with a massive revamp of our client's wallcoverings product site Tektura.com
5th November 2009
We have just gone live with a significantly redesigned search and product system on our client's children's e-commerce store TheKidsWindow.com
18th September 2009
We have added another server to our hosting service, spreading the workload to improve performance and bandwidth for all customers.
26th June 2009
We have just gone live with a redesign of our client's virtual trade shows site XpoFairs
30th May 2009
We are pleased to launch SpanishHolidaysDirect.com, a new portal website for holiday rentals in Spain.
30th May 2009
We are pleased to launch TheSupportDirectory, a powerful new ASP.NET directory system in strategic partnership with C27 Media Ltd
29th May 2009
A new version of our Kyero ASP and PHP Estate Agent Web Kit has been released to support a change in the Kyero XML feed format.
15th May 2009
We have just gone live with a major ASP.NET rebuild of our client's sites Totally Funky and Strawberry Fool
24th November 2008
We have added a new server to our hosting service, spreading the workload to improve performance and bandwidth for all customers.
4th November 2008
We are now a registered tag-holding Nominet member, allowing us to purchase and manage .uk domain names direct with the registrar (no middle men).
1st August 2008
We have released new versions of our Date Picker with improved support for Firefox 3 and Opera.
30th April 2008
We are pleased to launch a completely redesigned version of our client's website dssmith.uk.com
22nd April 2008
We have released a new licensed version of our Date Picker which adds full support for Safari 3 on Mac and PC, plus adding a number of customer requested features.
3rd April 2008
A new version of our Kyero PHP Estate Agent Web Kit has been released enabling full support for both PHP versions 4 and 5.
1st August 2007
Our Spanish office has been closed so that we can concentrate our development team in our new offices in Derbyshire, England.
5th February 2007
We have completely redesigned the website dedicated to our Virtual Property Shop estate agent software; providing clearer information, a guided tour, more example sites and sample templates. It also provides downloads of the latest releases of the product documentation.
23rd October 2006
We have now added support for Agents to our Virtual Property Shop estate agent software; these users can login to the admin suite to manage just their own properties.
23rd October 2006
Minor update to our Date Picker which fixes a layout problem in Internet Explorer 7.
02nd August 2006
We have just completed a new version of our Virtual Property Shop estate agent software, adding the much requested CMS feature which allows web page content to be edited via the admin suite.
7th January 2006
We have relocated our servers to a world-leading data centre based in London, England.
09th November 2005
Added the ability to customise the text displayed in our Date Picker product. This allows you to simply tweak text or to display the calendar in languages other than those which are built-in.
25th August 2005
We have released a minor update our Date Picker product. It provides improved support for Internet Explorer on Max OS-X and Firefox on all operating systems, and the ability to type dates directly into the page without using the popup.
27th July 2005
We have released our Vitual Property Shop estate agent web kit and documentation.
27th June 2005
A new version of our popular Date Picker product has been released. It provides improved support for Max OS-X browsers, the ability to specify onDateChange handlers, and most importantly a fix to the problem of displaying the date selector over rolldowns in Internet Explorer (Windows versions).
3rd June 2005
We have changed our range of hosting packages and added a webmail service. If your package supports this feature, you can access your email using a web browser from anywhere in the world.
29th October 2003
Our account control panel is now accessed via SSL, providing improved security and fixing problems encountered by some users who's ISP employed cache/proxy servers.
23rd June 2003
Our web statistics analysis software has now upgraded. All of our hosted customers can now benefit from its improved features and usability.
8th June 2003
We have upgraded our mail servers, allowing us to provide filtering against known SPAM sources. Hopefully this will reduce the amount of unsolicited emails that you receive.
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