Ransomware and website security

Ransomware and website security – What You Need to Know By now I am sure you saw the news over the weekend 14th May, that there was one of the largest Ransomware attacks in recent history. This completely took offline much of the NHS and many other local authorities throughout the UK and this has…

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SEO IN 5 MINUTES

SEO IN 5 MINUTES Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often presented as a somewhat complicated, mysterious and semi-scientific subject. Is it?

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION IN 5 MINUTES   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is often presented as a somewhat complicated, mysterious and semi-scientific subject. But you can get far by following these simple rules. Write for people, not search engines. Don’t try to trick the search engines into thinking that the pages are anything but what they…

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WooCommerce 3.0 – Major Update

Say hello to WooCommerce 3.0 “Bionic Butterfly”   Yesterday, WooCommerce 3.0 was released (you can read the official development notes here). It’s been almost 24 hours, and I really hope you haven’t clicked that “Update Automatically” button yet. This warning is from WooCommerce’s own blog 3.0 is a major update. As always, please ensure extensions and themes are compatible…

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Sh*t! My website has been hacked what can I do? – A Case Study

My website has been hacked what can I do? If your website has been hacked, it can be really frustrating – not just on the grounds that it is extremely troublesome to your visitors, however it is likewise truly hard to completely remove the hack, and it can have an extremely detrimental effect to how…

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5 tips on how to be more visible on Google

How to be more visible on Google 1. Good content on your website. In the struggle for visibility on Google, good content has become more important than ever. By using the appropriate methods, your website will be more visible on Google. The quality of content has turned out to be much more vital than before.…

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6 Benefits of Using WordPress for your website

Using WordPress for your website If you have been thinking about revamping your tired old website you may have come across or heard of WordPress. WordPress has had a tremendous growth the last few years and is now powering around 25% of the world’s websites. Many business owners are using WordPress for their business websites…

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What is SSL / TLS, and why do I need an SSL certificate?

On the 31st January this year Google made changes to its Chrome browsers which mean it will actually display when web pages that are collecting credit cards or passwords but don’t use HTTPS, with a clear ‘Not secure’ warning.   With Chrome being used by over 57% of all internet users (Feb 2017) chances are…

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Website maintenance and the perils of not having it

Why Regular Website Maintenance is Key to a Successful Website Just like any software you have, websites require regular maintenance to keeping the site running well. Neglecting website maintenance is like not having regular oil changes on your car. How long would you drive your car if you didn’t look after it? Well, it is…

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WordPress 4.7.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. If you have not already updated your WordPress websites to WordPress 4.7.2, you need to do so immediately. While three security vulnerabilities were disclosed in the original WordPress 4.7.2 security release…

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How to create an online strategy that produces results? Part 2 of 2

In the previous post we discussed the foundations of an effective web strategy: What overall goal do we have with the solution, and what do we know about the audiences we want to influence? Now, we will use this knowledge to figure out what the site ought to contain and how it ought to function…

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