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Why has my website been hacked?

The common reasons why small business websites are hacked and what you can do to prevent it.

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Who’s behind the mask? Domain ownership and GDPR

We explain why hiding domain owner data is bad for website management and security

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A beginner’s guide to WordPress (part 2)

Tips 6-10 for beginners who want to get the most out of their Wordpress website.

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A beginner’s guide to WordPress (part 1)

In this first of a two-part article, we share 10 top tips for beginners who run a Wordpress website.

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Why a website hack is more than just a technical issue

The impact of a website hack on the business, brand image and reputation can be more damaging and far-reaching than you might realise.

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Your website and the GDPR compliance – a practical checklist

We provide some guidance for businesses to follow to help them work towards making their website more compliant with the GDPR Data Protection regulations that become enforceable after 25th May 2018.

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What’s all this GDPR stuff I see everywhere?

In this article we address the all-too common question of ‘does GDPR affect me and my business?’ from a marketing and website perspective. So, let’s get started with typical scenarios, case studies and what you need to know. What is GDPR? GDPR is the EU General Data Protection Regulation – a law about Data Protection, based on … Continue reading What’s all this GDPR stuff I see everywhere?

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How to make your Wordpress website more secure

How to make your WordPress website more secure

Treat your website like you would your office or warehouse. Spend time – and if it needs it, a little money – on making sure everything is locked up and secure.

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Who really owns your domain name?

Who really owns your website domain name?

One of the most common situations we encounter each week managing business and individuals’ websites is trying to understand where their website domain name is registered, where it’s hosted and more importantly who has control over it. What this inevitably uncovers is something of a silent problem bubbling away under the surface poised to strike just … Continue reading Who really owns your website domain name?

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website designer Leighton Buzzard

Web developers: your dev sites are a hack threat

As a web developer, one of the best practice methods when maintaining or updating a website is to create a development version – and not to work on the live site. There are many reasons why this brings benefits. From design tweaks and testing of new functionality through to trying concept ideas without it affecting … Continue reading Web developers: your dev sites are a hack threat

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Your Wordpress website will soon need an SSL

Your WordPress website will soon need an SSL certificate

Using Wordpress? Quick heads-up, it’s time to get SSL certified, here are the main reasons why…

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Google Chrome now shows warning for all non-secure sites

In the latest version of Google’s Chrome browser (v53), website visitors are now explicitly warned if the website they’re visiting isn’t secured by an SSL certificate

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Top 10 Wordpress plugins

The Top 10 WordPress plugins

We have compiled a list of the Top 10 WordPress Plugins we think are the most useful when it comes to setting up and running a WordPress website

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PayPal change SSL requirements

PayPal to change SSL requirements for website payments

As we write this newsletter, we have become aware of significant changes that PayPal-integrated websites will need to be configured in order to continue to work. The change is huge and something that will affect every single website that has PayPal as its payment gateway method where the pages on the website are SSL certificate … Continue reading PayPal to change SSL requirements for website payments

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