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A Beginners Guide to Web Hosting

If you’re planning on setting up your own website, then you’ve probably heard about web hosting. Web hosting is the service that platforms offer to host your website on the internet. And if you’re new to the world of websites and having an online presence, it can be tricky to know exactly what web hosting …

Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Web Hosting Service

If you’re looking to get your business off the ground, the first thing that you need is a high-quality website. Having an online presence is incredibly important to reach your target audience. Your website is a key platform for you to interact with your customer and offer a platform for your customers to make a …

7 Easy Steps to Speeding Up your Website

Having a website is an essential component of a successful modern business, but one of the most common mistakes companies make is failing to optimise their website to make it work as fast as possible. A sluggish site is a hassle for repeat visitors and can cause you to lose customers and subscribers. Why site …

Developing for resiliency

Most companies have now come to rely on their website, downtime is no longer an option, even for the smallest sites. However no matter how engaging, advanced or user friendly a site is, it can be taken down by the simplest of things. It’s always worth bearing the following in mind when developing a new …

Choosing between Linux and Windows for web hosting

When you’re considering web hosting solutions, arguably the biggest decision you’ll have to make is choosing between Linux and Windows as your server operating system. Both are popular platforms and in order to make an informed choice, take time to consider both systems’ merits. Features of Linux It’s not by chance that Linux is one …

4 plugins to harden your WordPress

IMPORTANT! Ensure you’ve taken a backup of your WordPress files and database before making any of these changes.   This guide will show you how to… Hide your WordPress login page from hackers, change your WordPress admin username if it’s set to the vulnerable default “Admin” user, harden your database against MySQL injection attacks and …

Important factors to consider when choosing a WordPress hosting company

If you have been searching for a new web host through which to launch your WordPress site then a quick internet search will let you know that there are thousands of choices on offer! Therefore, to help ensure you pick a WordPress hosting company that will best suit the current and future needs of your …

Keeping your website safe and secure

With so much business done online nowadays, virtually all companies are at risk of cyber crime. While it’s universally accepted that you should keep your money locked away in a bank or safe, it’s also just as important to ensure your website is secure and protected at all times. Here are a few tips on …

Should you move your hosting to the UK?

Hosting in the UK looks to be the safest option after the European Court of Justice reached a ruling over the ‘safe harbour’ scheme that could rock the world of web hosting and data protection. The ‘safe harbour’ scheme, which allows the transfer of personal information to companies in the US, has been ruled invalid. …