August 1, 2018

DNS resolution errors with DNSSEC domains

By |2018-08-01T20:36:16+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Handy Tools/Utilities, Web Hosting|

I recently had a client transfer their DNSSEC enabled domain to another registrar. Everything appeared to transfer as expected, but they noticed several global users having DNS resolution issues. This was strange because: The domain appeared to resolve fine for 90% of the world, using DNS propagation utilities to determine how DNS was propagating globally. DNSSEC [...]

May 16, 2018

It’s time to move to HTTPS

By |2018-05-16T21:07:13+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Clients, General Technology, Web Hosting|Tags: , , , |

The web has been moving more and more towards secure connections for all websites, and at the forefront of this movement, has been Google. With the release of Chrome 68 in July, Google will begin adding a "Not Secure" message in the address bars of any website not running over HTTPS. This message will indicate to [...]

August 3, 2013

7 Basic Tips for WordPress Security

By |2018-08-08T18:36:58+00:00August 3rd, 2013|Categories: Web Hosting, Wordpress|Tags: , |

Introduction With WordPress becoming the prominent blogging and website building engine on the market, it's no wonder that its security is a concern. Everyone from stay at home moms to software engineers are using this platform to quickly create sites and publish articles and stories. But when you are the major platform, then you're going to [...]

July 13, 2013

Copying IMAP Folders and Messages to a New Mail Server

By |2018-03-05T22:36:39+00:00July 13th, 2013|Categories: Clients, Handy Tools/Utilities, Web Hosting|Tags: |

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to move all your client's IMAP folders and messages over to a new server, it might prove to be trickier than you think. At least for me it was. I must of been Googling the wrong thing, but I was not seeing many straight forward solutions [...]

June 18, 2013

Backing up your mySql databases using MySqlDumper

By |2018-03-05T22:38:00+00:00June 18th, 2013|Categories: Handy Tools/Utilities, mySQL, Web Hosting|Tags: , , |

I shouldn't have to tell you that backups for your data is crucial, especially your mySql databases. They can power anything from your eCommerce store to your WordPress installation. There are numerous ways to automate this process, but I recently came across one that I really like. Introducing MySqlDumper, a free, web-based mySql backup utility written [...]

August 24, 2012

Top 5 Reasons Your Small Business Really Does Need a Website!

By |2018-06-27T17:47:27+00:00August 24th, 2012|Categories: SEO, Web Design, Web Hosting|

I'm going to start this post off by saying... "I'm biased", no surprise there, let's just get it out there. I believe that as a small business or organization, getting a website is the one of the first things you NEED to do, but yet I come across people all the time that run small businesses [...]

November 7, 2011

Great free website and tool for monitoring website uptime

By |2018-06-27T17:47:25+00:00November 7th, 2011|Categories: Handy Tools/Utilities, Web Hosting|

  I want to take a minute to give a quick shout out to UptimeRobot. UptimeRobot is a completely free site that allows you to monitor up to 50 websites for downtime related issues.  It polls your sites every 5 minutes, and alerts you via email if anything seems wrong. It's extremely useful, and did I [...]

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