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All About Domain Registration
16 Aug

All About Domain Registration
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One essential element of any website is its domain name. It's what people type into the address bar of their web browsers in order to access a specific site, and it's a major part of the site owner's online identity. For companies that do business exclusively online, a domain name can become synonymous with the company itself, as is the case with Amazon and its domain, www.amazon.com, for example. In this article, we'll go over the basics of what a domain is and how domain registration works. We'll cover what's involved...

What Small Businesses Need to Know about Cybersecurity
9 Aug

What Small Businesses Need to Know about Cybersecurity
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In today’s business world, if you want to remain competitive, connecting your SMB to the internet is essential. Getting online is the best way to reach out to potential customers, but there’s a catch. Cybercrime is a very real threat, and it has the potential to wreak havoc on your business with devastating consequences. In 2017, the Ponemon Institute released a whitepaper describing the state of cybersecurity in small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). It found that as many as 58 percent of all malware attacks are targeted at SMB operations, because...

Domain Hijacking and How to Protect Yourself
30 Jul

Domain Hijacking and How to Protect Yourself
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A website’s domain name is the web address that people type into their browsers to visit the site. For example, Amazon’s domain name is www.amazon.com. A domain name is usually some form of the business name and a huge part of a business’ identity. People type it in when they access your website, and they see it at the top of their browser on every visit. That’s why your domain name is one of the most valuable assets you own—if it didn’t exist, people wouldn’t be able to access your website. Being such a...

26 May

Infographic: 6 Tips to Optimize WordPress Hosting Disk Space
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Disk space is the storage space occupied by your WordPress website and all of its files, databases, code, plugins, videos, and everything that was ever added to it (unless deleted). In some cases, the amount of disk space can be limited by your hosting provider. The longer your WordPress website has been out there, the more disk space it is likely to occupy. That's why it only makes sense to keep track of your disk space usage and optimize it whenever necessary. It's exactly the same as keeping your work desk...

10 May

How to Optimize Your Web Hosting Resources
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To get the most out of your website, you’ll need to closely manage several aspects of your web hosting, especially when it comes to balancing performance and affordability. You’ll need to make your website efficient, ensure all the hosting resources you’re paying for are needed, and eliminate wasted resources. Optimizing your web hosting resources can help you to create a responsive, highly functional website that looks good and gets you all the traffic you’re after, and you can do it without breaking the bank. The hard decisions will come after you have attracted...

7 May

How to Optimize Your WordPress Hosting Disk Space
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When you purchase a hosting package for your website, one of the most important things you'll have to do is manage your disk space usage. Like any other digital asset, your website occupies disk space. It’s storage space that’s owned and maintained by your hosting provider, and they impose limits on how much of it you can use. All the elements of your website take up space, including: Your WordPress installation files, CSS elements and HTML code files, Media content, like pictures and videos. In the beginning, it probably won't matter how much...