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 – […]
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.
I get a lot of calls in regards to setting up new hosting accounts for domains from clients who already have a hosting account with us; what most people don’t realise is that with most of our hosting accounts, you can host multiple sites under the one hosting account. This is done through a feature called Addon Domains.
Addon Domains allow you to quickly and easily setup new websites under one hosting account. Here’s a small guide on how to setup your own Addon Domain for those of you who haven’t done it before
Responsive design is a relatively new concept, and very much a buzz word these days – the intention being to allow a site to work on both a normal desktop and to automatically resize and work on smaller devices such as iPads and iPhones.
Back in Melbourne on a pleasant Sunday morning it seems appropriate to share some reflections on WordPress versus Joomla versus Drupal. These are the "self-maintainer" (easy to update your site) web platforms – well known and most common "CMS" systems freely available, and make up a huge proportion of the internet with organizations from the […]
White Dog Green Frog has moved our offices a few kilometres to: 9 O’Grady Street Clifton Hill, Vic 3068 Our phone number stays the same – the only thing that changed was our postal address!
An interesting development in Google's ranking algorithms is that Google is now checking for Over Optimisation on sites! This means that if you have hired unscrupulous SEO people to optimise your site using unethical techniques (of which you might not even be aware!) you may end up getting penalized in the near future.