Articles about Website hosting, marketing and development

  • What You Get with Different Types of Website Hosting and Whether Email Should Be Separate

    There are many different types of website hosting. In this blog post, we will discuss the different options and what you get with each type of hosting. We will also explore whether email services should be a separate entity from your website or hosted on the same server. Let’s get started with the types of […]

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  • Domain Names and How The Internet Works

    To understand how the internet works, you need to know a few things about domains and domain name servers. A domain is a website address that contains a specific set of letters and numbers. Domain names are added by registrars, who sell them for an annual fee. Once a domain has been registered with a […]

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  • Terminology Used in Online Marketing

    This page gives a brief overview of some of the terms you will encounter when discussing your website. In being brief, there are some instances where the description may not be complete, so please get in touch if there are any issues about which you would like a complete answer.  Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Search […]

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  • SMTP Authentication for Exchange Online Email Accounts

    There’s more to email than just sending and receiving emails. Aside from setting up clients (e.g. desktops, laptops, phones, and tablets), an increasing number of third-party apps are involved. I’ve written this article to help me remember how to set up exchange online servers to handle transactional emails. Typical scenarios may be forwarding contact forms […]

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  • Dealing with WordPress Spam

    The first thing to say about WordPress spam is that you’re not going to beat it.  You can only deal with it. I’m not going to dwell on why spam exists.  When you see how rubbish the comment and from spam submissions are you can’t help wonder what possible benefits people get from it.  But […]

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  • Adwords Changes for 2016

    Google announced some significant Adwords changes during the Google Performance Summit in May.  While they have not given any specific dates for the updates to roll out it is well worth getting familiar with the new concepts. Some Adwords Stats and Why Mobile is Everything Most of the statistics that Google provide are specific to […]

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  • Adding Google Adwords Conversion Tracking To Genesis Theme

    Any time you set up a Google Adwords campaign you’ll naturally want to track how effectively you are spending your money.  There are several ways to track conversion, using the variety of conversion tracking options within Adwords, or importing conversions from within Google Analytics. Each method has advantages, however here is one way to implement […]

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  • Google’s Declaration of War on Non Mobile Friendly Websites

    You may have heard about the upcoming update that Google is about to roll out. The original notification about the mobile friendly update came back in February, and it is due to be unleashed on 21st April 2015. However you may not have noticed, but back in November 2014 Google started labelling websites as being “mobile friendly” […]

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  • Why having multiple domains is a waste of time

    There are any number of SEO strategies and techniques that have been publicised over the years, some more successful than others. Some have actually worked for a while, only to be crushed when the Search Engines update their algorithms. For online marketers and people with technical skills this was not so much of a problem. […]

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  • WordPress 3.9 Brings New Image Editing

    WordPress 3.9 is now at the Release Candidate (RC1) stage, with the full release scheduled for 16th April 2014. As usual Plugin and theme authors are being encouraged to carry out testing, and in particular to look out for issues around TinyMCE and MySQLi. The later is unlikely to trouble most end users, but the […]

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