Category: Techno Babble

Why is SiteGround dumping CPanel?

  Many website owners and most web agencies would already be familiar with SiteGround web hosting brand. The company, founded in 2004, is consistently rated among the best managed WordPress hosting providers by legitimate hosting reviewers. Within the last few months, SiteGround has rolled out a new, proprietary web hosting dashboard which will replace the […]

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25 September, 2019, Written by 0 comment

Japanese Text and Yoast SEO

A potential client recently asked us whether Yoast SEO plugin handles Japanese text. The WordPress Yoast Plugin has over 3 million active installs and is widely regarded by  developers as the Gold Standard in WordPress SEO plugin support. While there does appear to be an issue with getting an accurate word count through the plugin, this […]

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15 June, 2017, Written by 0 comment

Boost your SEO with Canonical URLs

Most website owners would know that getting your site ranked well in Google is a key ingredient of online success. The two components of your site ranking are “off-site” SEO factors and “on-site SEO”. This article will talk about a couple of important techniques to boost your “on-site” search engine optimization; canonical URLs and 301 […]

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1 June, 2017, Written by 0 comment

Drupal 7 – Performing Minor Version Updates

Drupal is a powerful Content Management System (CMS). In fact it’s power and flexibility would lead some people to more correctly describe it as a Content Management Framework (CMF). The power comes from a higher level of abstraction than is typically available to WordPress projects. However, in some ways it is more time intensive than […]

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20 June, 2016, Written by 0 comment

Is Your Website Blocked In China?

We recently had a client mention that his Chinese customers could not access his website. He asked if it was because the site is hosted in the USA. The answer is, in a word, no.  Whether or not a site is blocked by the Great Firewall of China (GFW) has nothing to do with the […]

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8 October, 2012, Written by 0 comment

PayPal Standard configuration tips

To receive payments to your PayPal account you will of course need your website set up correctly but also have your PayPal Business Account configured correctly. The following configuration settings have been successful for us across a number of different websites using the same PayPal Standard account. Here are four important things to check if […]

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21 May, 2012, Written by 0 comment

How to Set Up Thunderbird Mail Client

  10 Steps to Set Up Thunderbird Mail Client Here are the highlights for setting up Thunderbird 10 for IMAP SSL with your hosting account provider. It is assumed that you have already created email accounts on your host using CPanel tools or similar. 1) Download and install Thunderbird . This will install the necessary […]

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22 April, 2012, Written by 0 comment

How to add jQuery to Joomla

Joomla is one of the top three most popular open source content management systems (CMS) in use on the Web. Unfortunately, it’s default JavaScript library is Mootools, whereas the most popular library for most designers is jQuery. But despair not. It is quite easy to add jQuery into your into your Joomla site and start […]

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11 April, 2012, Written by 0 comment

Website Owners and Libel

Businesses these days are looking for ways to build engagement with their target audience. Online forums and blog comments provide an environment to engage in a dialogue about a brand, service or product. However, the remarks posted by site users can sometimes result in legal consequences both for themselves and the owner of the website. […]

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23 October, 2010, Written by 0 comment

Simple English Guide To PCI & PA-DSS

Everyone knows that e-commerce transactions are on the rise. Unfortunately so is credit card fraud. To counter threats to sensitive credit card information, the five major credit card companies Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover and JCB aligned their individual policies in 2004  in the form of  the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The […]

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11 April, 2010, Written by 0 comment