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November 7, 2020

Fixing WordPress Email issues

A common issue faced by WordPress website owners is emails not sending properly. Often seen with contact-forms, email notifications or password resets etc, this problem can cause significant and frustrating issues to your business. Generally it is not a problem on the server that hosts your website. When an email […]
May 30, 2020

Who looks after what on my Website?

Its easy to get confused about Web Design, Web Development and Hosting. To build, operate and maintain a Website requires an array of different skills and services. Some of those skills may overlap to a degree or communicate with each other, but usually no one-person or one-service will cover all […]
April 28, 2020

Changes to reCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA is a human verification system designed to combat spammers who try to exploit the use of forms on websites by spreading malware and phishing attacks.
December 14, 2018

SEO Checklist for your WordPress site

So you have a WordPress site and now you need SEO. SEO costs time and money. If you’re short on time but have the money, an SEO agency or consultant is the best option. But if you’re short on money, use these do-it-yourself SEO tips to improve your organic rankings. […]
November 13, 2018

Are you ready for Gutenberg (WordPress 5.0)?

Are you ready for the release of WordPress 5.0? The release date is Nov 19 2018, and is less than two weeks away. If you have a WordPress site, you probably would be aware that the major change is the new default Gutenberg block editor. This update will also have an […]
October 4, 2018

Chrome green padlock is now grey and not displaying secure anymore

Until recently, one way to see if a web page is secure is to look out for the green padlock in the browser (next to the URL). If there was no green padlock you would assume that the web page in not secure – that the communication between your browser […]
August 20, 2018

What are the changes to Google Maps?

Google Maps is a web-based service which provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites. Almost all websites use embedded Google Maps on their contact page to assist their clients in easily locating their business.  I have been using Google Maps for many years and continue to use it. But there have been […]
June 20, 2018

Why You Should Secure Your Site with HTTPS

For several years now, Google has been encouraging website owners to implement SSL certificates. It all started back in 2014 with the HTTPS Everywhere campaign where the goal was to raise awareness of the security by implementing SSL certificates. SSL later became a Google ranking signal to further encourage its […]
June 19, 2018

Boost traffic to your site with Local SEO

What is local SEO? We all know SEO (Search Engine Optimization) plays a critical role towards the success of your website. There are literally hundreds of SEO tasks to do, so where do you start? SEO tasks should be prioritised based on your business needs. For instance, you may have […]
May 28, 2018

GDPR privacy laws for Australian Businesses

By now we all would have received several emails in regards to GDPR in relation to your privacy rights – perhaps from Twitter or eBay. These organisations, and others, are getting on the front foot ahead of a new privacy law coming into effect in the European Union this month. […]
April 1, 2018

New mandatory data breach notifications laws in Australia, what does it mean?

A few months ago Australia took the long-overdue step of introducing mandatory data breach notification laws. Most people perform daily transactions online and store their personal details in the hands of many organisations. They entrust them to do the right thing and up until now they have had no obligation […]
March 10, 2018

Why should I update my WordPress site?

“Everything is working fine, so don’t update your site and risk breaking something!” As the professional who comes in and fixes broken sites, I’ve heard that line so many times. What prompted me to write this post is that is that more recently I have been hearing Wed Design agencies […]

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