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5 Ways We Can Help Your Business

5 Ways We Can Help Your Business

Maybe you’re a new business who needs help with your digital start-up, or maybe you just don’t have the time to keep your current website updated. Maybe you need a way for your employees to contact each other and clients without using their personal email address, or...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fighting Spam: Block entire (T)TLD with Postfix

A Top-Level Domain (TLD) is at the highest level of the Domain Name System (DNS) structure. The domain .com is a TLD. So is .org, .net, and .biz. I've presented on DNS (and BIND) - you can click the link to view my PDF slides (and you can view a listing of all of my...

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...

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...

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...

Why Choose Barred Owl Web?

The Barred Owl Web team is technically proficient, extremely responsive and provides a high level of customer satisfaction.  We highly recommend Barred Owl Web for web development, technical, and customer support.
– Enrique Fiallo, Director of Technology, NET Institute

Barred Owl Web is the hosting company to call first for nonprofits. Their solutions-oriented, customer – and client – focused approach to web hosting provides agencies the ability to consistently and reliably get their messages out to those who need to hear it. You can count on Barred Owl Web to be responsive to the unique needs of your agency. Barred Owl Web’s customer service is exceptional, and it is kind. Contact them and see for yourself!
Rebecca Whelchel, Executive Director, Metropolitan Ministries (MetMin)

Barred Owl Web has always been responsive to our needs as a small nonprofit. They have helped us immensely with issues like Web server security updates and PCI compliance.
Evan Donovan, Web Developer, Tech Mission

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