Blog Archive


Improve Your Email Deliverability

We sent the following email to our Newsletter subscribers recently, but thought this information would be helpful as a blog post as well. On February 1, Yahoo and Gmail enhanced their requirements for mass email lists. Senders (especially those who email 5,000 users...

The Difference Between a Domain Name and a Website

The Difference Between a Domain Name and a Website

In the digital age, where the internet plays a central role in our daily lives, it's essential to have a clear understanding of the fundamental components that make up the online world. Two of the most common terms you'll come across are "domain name" and "website",...

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...

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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