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 – […]
There's almost nothing worse than your website getting hacked, and possibly having to endure days of problems while the host retrieves your files and/or gets you to repair the site. It's important to have some basic knowledge about what happens, as you may be able to save yourself some pain, or minimize it if something […]
An important point to be aware of when dealing with CMSes like WordPress that have the facility to take “plugins” (ie easy software addons), is that not all of them have the quality you might want for your website. We recently had one of our blog authors completely take down a large WordPress site […]
Please welcome our new team member, Slade, who comes to us from the Victorian country town of Sale in Gippsland and is working as our new Helpdesk trainee. Slade is living in Thornbury with his partner Tessa and has completed two certificates in Multimedia studies and enjoys programming part time. As a would-be hacker he naturally excels at Call of Duty. Slade has been with us since early January.
Some of you will be familiar with the idea of "Flash" on web pages. Flash is a special visual interface programming language that used to run on nearly everything. It's commonly used for movie web pages – those fancy websites that you go into that do everything for you. YouTube and similar sites use […]
If you’re like many people, you probably don’t realize that there are actually 4 web browsers in pretty common use on the Web today. It’s important that your website works on all these browsers as, if it doesn’t work on a particular browser you may be unable to reach a large portion of your market!
Ever experienced losing a password? And having to waste time getting a reset code or link emailed to you? Or having to register yet again? We have .. many times!! Until we found a wonderful little tool recently.
Surprisingly often we have people ask us to put Hitcounters on their websites.
See article for our exciting Christmas blog offer (give a voucher to the person who has everything!) and general News tidbits (Haleemon, Internet IP Addresses, New anti-virus measures).
Have you ever heard the term L-A-M-P hosting and wondered what it means? Actually LAMP hosting simply refers to the web hosting platform used for the great majority of the Internet (in rough terms!) and, spelt out, it stands for:
Ever wanted to know what people are saying about you on the web? The great news is that there is a fantastic and free way. With the advent of Google Caffeine, Google now updates its indexes very fast, with new pages becoming available within days or hours of them being posted on the internet. It […]