Archive for the “Website” Category

Important Steps You Should Take Before Finalizing Your New Website

by Kelly Kirkham

Building a new website is a busy and exciting time. Whether you are creating a new ecommerce shop, an individual profile, a new forum to showcase your passion, or any other website, the odds are that you’ve invested yourself into each line of HTML code. If you’ve reviewed and edited your web pages and are…

Understanding Page Speed Test Results

by Kelly Kirkham

Speed matters to website owners. A few seconds can be the difference between a very successful website and a wasted digital space. To determine the speed of your website, you can perform a simple speed test in a matter of seconds. The speed test results can provide you with insight into how well your website…

How Does Page Speed Affect SEO?

by Kelly Kirkham

Search engines use complex algorithms to measure important aspects of your website when deciding whether or not to send traffic in your direction. Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others use small elements of your website to determine the quality and authenticity of your site, an action which then translates to where your page appears in search…

Choosing A Web Server For Your Website

by Chris Pinnock

Choosing a web server is often one of the most overlooked decisions when setting up a website. Users often spend time choosing software to run their website such as WordPress or Joomla! as well as whether to use a VPS or dedicated server to host it. However, not as much time is dedicated to which…

Create A Sensation: How To Build A Blog Audience

by Kelly Kirkham

Blogs are important for any established website. They work wonders for increasing the time spent on your website, which can translate into some pretty great SEO benefits. Whether your goal is to add followers, boost sales or reap the search engine optimization benefits, a blog can help you reach your milestones. That is if people…

How To Troubleshoot Problems And Ask For Help

by Chris Pinnock

It can be nice to dream that running a VPS will be easy sailing and trouble-free. However, the unfortunate reality is that sometimes things go wrong. Unless you are experienced with the technical side of your VPS, solving any problems can take some time. Which is exactly why we’ll look at how to troubleshoot your issue and,…

10 Great SEO Tools For VPS Hosting

by Kelly Kirkham

If you are serious about search engine optimization (SEO) success, then it’s no surprise that you chose a virtual private server (VPS) for your hosting needs. Many website owners find that shared hosting just doesn’t cut it when it comes to speed, resources and IP range, all of which can affect your SEO performance. There…

Hackers and You: How Do Hackers Compromise Servers?

by Chris Pinnock

Welcome to part three of our series on hackers and you. Previously we looked at who hackers are and why they do what they do. In this part, we will cover some of the techniques often used by hackers to compromise a server. We’ll start with some of the methods more commonly employed by script…

How To Pick The Perfect WordPress Theme

by Kelly Kirkham

Before your WordPress website can be ready for site visitors, you must first pick a WordPress theme to support your site. When setting out to search for your new theme, it is easy to become overwhelmed. The options for WordPress themes are absolutely endless. The internet offers tens of thousands of themes to choose from…

Everything You Need To Know About DDoS Attacks

by Chris Pinnock

DDoS attacks have become one of the more common attack methods on the internet over recent years. Arbor Networks report that they see more than 2000 DDoS attacks worldwide, every single day. Today we will explain everything you need to know about DDoS attacks. What are DDoS attacks? The acronym DDoS stands for Distributed Denial…

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