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Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022
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A history of Wise Owl told through 6 websites
The excellent Internet Archive Wayback Machine allows you to see early instances of websites. The first one stored for us was from 6th December 1998. Here's what we were training on in the first half of 1999:
Is that really Comic Sans?
By 2002 we were advertising for another trainer:
Slightly more professional, I guess!
By late 2003 we had a new logo (phew) and a new range of courses:
Sadly the archive hasn't stored the pictures for the software products.
By 2008 we'd gone a bit Teletubbie:
I'm not sure this was an improvement!
The above look and feel lasted quite a while before morphing into this, I think in about 2014:
I actually really like this - maybe we should bring it back!
At some stage over the next year or so - certainly before 2016 - this became the website that you are currently using:
This webpage (very meta ...).
We're planning on redesigning this some time in 2022, if time allows, so maybe there will be a new picture to grace this page?