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Why Google Wants Your Website To Be Secure

How Secure is Secure? Google likes it when your website uses what's called an SSL. I'll explain why later but first: SSL stands for Secure Socket Layers. That's the official geek term for the technology that encrypts information while it is sent from your host server to a web browser, or mailbox, etc. Remember those [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Design, Web Design, Website Planning, Tips & Tricks, Blog, Security|0 Comments

How to tell if a CDN (Content Delivery Network) is right for your website

What IS a CDN? CDN stands for Content Delivery Network and simply put, it's a series of computers in multiple data centers strategically scattered throughout the world available to deliver content. Did I say "simply put"? OK, stick with me. What does a CDN do? The goal of a CDN is speed. This is achieved by [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Web Design, Tips & Tricks, Blog|0 Comments

Upgrade your WordPress Memory Limit in 6 Simple Steps

So you got a memory error, something like: "Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 12345678 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 2345678 bytes) in /home/your-username/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line..." Don't worry. You'll be fine. Themes are getting more robust and require more resources than the default limit WordPress gives you.  And it appears that different hosts have different requirements, making it [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Web Design, Website Planning, Tips & Tricks, Blog|0 Comments

10 Critical Mistakes to Avoid when Choosing a Web Designer

1. Will your site hold up under the stress of a large inflow of clients? You found an inexpensive web designer and finally launch your new site. You then send out a big marketing campaign to drive customers to it, only to find that as soon as lots of people visit, the site goes down. [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|Web Design, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

6 Simple Steps to Plan Your New Site

You’ve decided it’s time to revamp your old website and finally make it really work for you. Smart move. OK, so now what? With over 15 years experience we’ve got this process quite streamlined and here are some important things we look at which you can use to plan your new site. 1. Decide What [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Web Design, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on 6 Simple Steps to Plan Your New Site

Google’s upcoming change WILL impact your site

24 March 2015 I’m not one for scare tactics or hype. But this is the real deal and it’s important to you if your business has a website. You may have already heard the news: Google is changing its Algorithm. The main thing you need to know is that on April 21st if your site [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Web Design, Website Planning, Tips & Tricks, Blog, News|0 Comments

The Hidden Reason Why Your Computer or SmartPhone Is So Slow

   Does the spinning version of either of these look familiar? There are some “popular” reasons why your computer may be slow, and although it varies case by case, those reasons include things like: viruses, malware and lesser known ones like an over-crowded desktop or over-filling your Hard Drive, but the hidden reason I want to tell you about is (drum roll please): [...]

By | November 24th, 2014|Tips & Tricks, Blog|0 Comments

5 Key Signs That You Need a New Website

“My site’s not THAT old”, you say to yourself…trying to feel better about the fact that you just saw a competitor’s really cool site, and your site doesn’t look cool and shiny like theirs does. Well, maybe your site is too old and maybe it isn’t. Maybe something else is wrong. Here’s the test. Check [...]

By | May 5th, 2014|Business, Web Design, Website Planning, Tips & Tricks, Blog|0 Comments