Website development has changed a lot, even in the last 5 years, and there are two major ways you can save money on your website. The first is re-using existing tools to get some great results; the second is keeping your site safe. Let me expand on these in the following article. The first – […]
Speed is a particular problem with Magento sites, caused by the heavy “object-oriented” internals of Magento, and Magento site owners often struggle with performance particularly as a site grows and becomes more popular.
The points in this article, of course, apply equally to sites of any type; but more so to Magento where load times on shared servers can easily balloon out to 20-30 seconds for a home page.
If you receive an email warning you that your hosting account is nearing its disk space limit, you will want to either delete content off of the server to free up some disk space or contact us for upgrade options.
The email will look similar to this […]
WordPress released a core security update today; we recommend all WordPress site owners update as soon as possible.
No real details of the specific problem this fixes have been released, which is normal as WordPress are trying to avoid tipping off the bad guys prematurely.
Amazon AWS, also known as Amazon’s Web hosting platform, opened in Australia late last year.
AWS offers a platform highly suited to hosting applications that may grow to need large, flexible hosting systems to support high bandwidth or peak needs.
Additionally, they have a variety of options to support highly available service, including CDN service […]
Due to a recent security hole in Java, we recommend you take a moment now to uninstall Java from your PC.
This issue is serious enough that your computer can be invisibly infected just by visiting a site and many people are getting infected as a result.
You probably wouldn’t have heard of this, but there is a well-known hack that can be used to read config files from other people’s accounts.
Not only is it being used actively by hackers at the moment, it’s been used to hack hundreds of thousands of web and email hosting accounts worldwide, and the amount is growing daily.
Many of you would have heard of the recent ClickFrenzy event, dubbed a 1-day Australia-wide internet marketing sale.
Many of you would also have heard of the widely reported fact that the website went down within minutes of the start of the sale.
It also remained down for nearly all of the Tuesday evening.
A fascinating article in The Age recently suggests that having an effective website may be a key differentiator for small-to-medium businesses (SME). Tim Reed, CEO of business software producer MYOB, commented at a business meeting in Sydney last week.