Blog, Hosting, SSL, Domain Names

The Difference Between A Domain Name and Web Hosting

If you are looking to setup your first website, or you already have a website, you may know that there are 2 things you must have; a domain name and web hosting.

But what’s the difference?

This is something clients ask me all the time. And I get it - it’s not very clear. Domain names and web hosting can often be confused as being one and the same thing. But they are quite different! Let’s have a look at what they are and their differences.

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9th July 2018
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Blog, CMS, Plugins, WooCommerce, eCommerce

9 Reasons Why You Should Use WooCommerce For Your eCommerce Website

WooCommerce has been an increasingly popular choice as an ecommerce platform since it was first created. It quickly became the most used e-commerce tool in the world.

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1st July 2018
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How To Make Your WordPress Website GDPR Compliant

So you’ve heard about the GDPR (or General Data Protection Regulation), right? The GDPR is a set of new laws intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It’s new legislation relating to personal data and how it’s stored.

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24th June 2018
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Blog, GDPR

Think You’re Safe From The GDPR Outside Of The EU? Think Again!

I’m sure by now you’ve seen “GDPR” in the headlines. The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation is a set of new laws intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It came into effect on May 25th 2018. It is new legislation relating to personal data and how it’s stored.

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21st June 2018
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Blog, Security, WordPress, Plugins, Hosting, SEO, SSL

5 Steps To Install SSL On Your WordPress Website

If you’re using WordPress and you haven’t enabled HTTPS yet there’s a few steps you should follow. Google issued a final warning for any websites not using HTTPS by October 2018 stating that it will display a warning for visitors. There’s really no better time to make the switch to HTTPS. Your search rankings will likely be affected and if you’re running WooCommerce then you definitely need SSL.

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13th June 2018
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Blog, Security, Hosting, SEO, SSL

What Type of SSL Certificate Does Your Website Need?

Domain names, hosting and SSL Certificates - it’s all a bit confusing! What I can tell you straight off the bat is that it’s now an essential tool for both security and SEO to have an SSL certificate for your website, even if you’re not running an ecommerce store. In this post I’ll run through the different SSL certificate options and I’ll spare you as much jargon as I can!

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11th June 2018
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Blog, Security, SEO

5 Reasons You Should Be Using SSL on Your Website

HTTPS or SSL is a secure method of encrypting data that is transmitted between your computer and your website’s web server (or the website you are visiting). Basically, HTTPS is a more secure version of HTTP (the “S” is for secure!) HTTPS gives websites trust, security, and a rankings boost!

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7th June 2018
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Blog, Security, SEO

Final Warning on HTTPS Issued by Google Chrome

You may have read about Google Chrome advising it’s users that it will be changing the way non-HTTPS websites are displayed and accessed. At the very least, you have probably seen a warning on some websites that you’ve visited saying they are not secure. The warnings can range from the website not loading before you accept the security concerns to a red warning in the address bar.

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5th June 2018
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Blog, Security, WordPress, Hosting

SEO-Friendly WordPress Web Hosting: What You Should Look For in a Web Hosting Company

Hang on, web hosting? What’s web hosting got to do with SEO I hear you say?

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1st June 2018
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Blog, Security, CMS, WordPress, Updates, Plugins

How to Increase the Security of Your WordPress Website.

WordPress is one of our favourite Content Management Systems (or CMS for short). It’s open source and one of the most widely used CMS platforms around the world. From bloggers to businesses it’s a great choice. But, just how secure is it?

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29th May 2018
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