Keep safe online: I strongly recommend disabling Java plugins in your web browser and consider uninstalling Java altogether. While this is more of an issue on Windows computers for the time being, Linux and Apple iOS users should also take action because Java based vulerabilities are easily redirected to attack any platform.
A recent . . . → Read More: How To Keep Safe Online: Disable Java
Finally switched my ageing laptop from Windows XP to Linux…
Initial impressions good:- faster shut-down (almost instant)- faster boot- faster login- faster all round.. and not just a little. It is a LOT faster at everything. I haven’t yet had a chance to sit back and sigh impatiently. On Windows XP I was generally . . . → Read More: Leaping from Windows XP ThinkPad to Bodhi Linux
At last, privacy and security are being addressed in the cloud.
SpiderOak are late to the party, but their solution is best of breed in my opinion, and early landgrabbers like DropBox and Syncplicity (amongst others) should be quaking in their boots. By the way, all these services offer useful amounts of free storage, . . . → Read More: Free Encrypted Online Backup, File Sharing & Synchronisation
I just had a look over the traffic for the lifetime of this website and the picture it paints is dramatic. The chart is a powerful illustration of the answer to the question, “Why convert a website to WordPress?”
The rest of this post explains the reasons which underly this, and should help . . . → Read More: Why Convert A Website To WordPress?
The reason that so many small business websites don’t generate business, is because they were built by the wrong person. This post explains how to choose a website designer because is vital you find someone who knows how to create a business website, and not just a plain designer.
There are two ways . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Web Designer
Stuck for a good domain name? Finding a good domain name is both important and difficult, because so many have been taken. This is especially hard for a .COM domain, but I’ll show you how to choose a great domain name that’ll work with your brand. All it takes is two simple but effective . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Domain Name On The Tube!
Don’t rely on Google for your website traffic. When you are typing “Where did my website traffic go?” into Google, remember I told you this back in 2012!
As everyone quickly learns, it takes more than just creating a website to get visitors, and more than getting website visitors to generate business. This is . . . → Read More: Where Did My Website Traffic Go: To Google!
NEW: the official Thesis 2 Theme User Guide is here, now with video tutorials (see below).
Thesis 2.0 Documentation is growing by the day. Since Thesis 2.0 was released (October 1st, 2012) there has been a rush to provide documetation, which I’ve been collecting together here, and adding to almost daily. This is . . . → Read More: Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles
More and more small businesses have websites which are performing less and less well in the context of increasing competition. So every week I’m being asked: What can you do for my website & SEO?
Just last week I got six requests to “please take a look at my website and see what you . . . → Read More: What Can You Do For My Website & SEO?