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Why Does my Website Keep Crashing?

We've all been there. You are browsing a website, and maybe you are getting ready to purchase something, and suddenly that website stops working. This is always a frustrating experience. Or maybe this keeps happening to your own website, and your visitors are the ones...

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PCI Compliance: What, When Why and How?

Introduction Keeping your website secure is a crucial part of maintaining its overall health and reputation. Cybersecurity includes three things: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. If your website cannot keep your visitors' data safe, it isn't secure...

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Create Your New Website Using WordPress

A Content Management System (CMS) is software that makes it easy for website owners to update their websites. WordPress is one such CMS. And it powers over 30% of the websites on the internet today. In this blog post, I will introduce it, and will make some...

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Security Changes Coming to a Website Near You

Websites, web servers, web browsers, and other software should be kept updated. Vendors such as Microsoft, Google, and Red Hat constantly release updates for their software. In this blog post, I’m going to discuss a few changes that might affect you. ADOBE FLASH END...

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Fixing a Compromised WordPress Website

Like any content management system, WordPress is not immune to security vulnerabilities. The best way to recover from a WordPress compromise is to restore from a known good backup. You should always maintain proper backups (don't rely on a data sync, for example). But...

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Upgraded Web Hosting Plans & Other News

Company News Last year, I announced that I shifted our business model to only provide remote services such as website hosting, WordPress website maintenance and web server administration. This transition has been a success, and our Web Hosting business continues to...

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Why Your Internet Isn’t as Fast as You Think it Should be

In 2015, the FCC updated its definition for Broadband internet, increasing the minimum threshold to 25Mbps (megabits per second) for download speeds. Modern consumer-grade routers can handle even faster speeds, usually of up to 1Gbps (gigabit per second). But what do...

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Why Your Website Needs TLS (SSL)

In a blog post from 2013, I wrote about some ways to secure your website. A lot has changed since then and today, having a secure website with a TLS connection should be standard. In this blog post, I briefly explain what TLS / SSL is, and why every website owner...

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Computer Network Acronyms

There are lots of phrases and acronyms in the IT industry having to do with computer networks. What do they all mean? In this blog post, I write about a number of these terms, acronyms and phrases. LAN: “Local Area Network” Just like it sounds, the Local Area Network...

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Troubleshooting Your Internet Connectivity

Anyone who uses internet on a regular basis has probably experienced an internet outage. Internet was working perfectly fine, and then an hour later when you come back into your office, it just simply does not work. The following are suggestions for troubleshooting...

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Improving Your Website’s TTFB (Time To First Byte)

Last September, I blogged about some ways that you can make your website faster. Let's face it: The time it takes your website to load is critically important. If its too slow, you will lose visitors. In this blog post, I'm going to write about one aspect of page...

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