Very few businesses today would be sustainable without some sort of web presence. Whether you are a one-person sole trader or a multi-national firm, many of your potential customers will be digitally literate and will be looking predominantly online for… Continue Reading →

How important is bandwidth in web hosting?

Very few businesses today would be sustainable without some sort of web presence. Whether you are a one-person sole trader or a multi-national firm, many of your potential customers will be digitally literate and will be looking predominantly online for… Continue Reading →

What’s the difference between a domain name and web hosting?

Newcomers to managing websites are sometimes surprised to discover that domain names and web hosting are two distinct things with different functions and purposes. Each one is explained in this article. What is a domain name? A domain name is… Continue Reading →

Don’t leave it up to the developer: 10 tips to choose your own hosting provider

In building your online presence, one of the key things to decide is who will ‘host’ your website. This essentially means who will store the files and provide the software that enables your website to function. If you are employing… Continue Reading →

How to choose an excellent web hosting provider

Creating your online brand is an exciting time. There’s a lot to think about, from the colours that you select, to the fonts you use. Your web pages needed to be packed with useful, relevant and engaging content, carefully chosen… Continue Reading →

What is web hosting?

If you have an existing website, you may well already know the answer to the question ‘what is web hosting?’. But for those who do not (or who have sub-contracted all IT/website work), this article explains the basics of web… Continue Reading →

Drupal entities – the building blocks of the data model

What is an entity? Merriam-Webster defines an entity as “something that exists by itself”. Developers using languages such as C# or Java will be familiar with Objects. Database analysts will know an entity as a real-world object represented in a… Continue Reading →

3 ways to find broken links on your WordPress website

Hosting your website with WordPress is one of the most popular ways of getting a site online and it’s no more immune than any other platform to broken links. There are few things more frustrating when visiting a website than… Continue Reading →

Give your Joomla site a professional look and feel

Incredibly popular amongst smaller businesses in particular, Joomla is a very simple website builder that doesn’t require extensive coding knowledge. But being simple to use doesn’t mean it can’t look professional and offer a great user experience. So what are… Continue Reading →

Website downtime – common causes and how to avoid them

Most businesses now have a website. But if you suffer website downtime or it’s slow to load, then it’s going to impact on your customers. Visitors expect sites to load in no more than a couple of seconds and if… Continue Reading →

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