Once upon a time you could build a website in HTML and leave it there. People would come to visit and get information, and that’s all you expected. But the Web has evolved into a place where websites almost take on intelligent life. At least that’s how it feels to me as a web developer.(…)
Almost everyone in business knows they need a website, but most people don’t know what is involved in the process. The first step toward a website is a domain name. Buying a domain name is easy enough. Coming up with a GOOD name that is AVAILABLE is the hard part. You need a name that(…)
Panda and Penguin were updates which changed part of the algorithm, but Hummingbird has replaced the old algorithm and it’s the biggest change in 3 years. It’s not just a major update or refresh, it’s an entirely new ranking algorithm. This latest news comes hot on the heels of Google’s announcement that in future, all(…)
Cheap web hosting sounds attractive until you think about what it means: no company, small or great, can offer great personalized attention to your website needs without incurring costs for having tech support available when you need it. $5 a month usually means your site is hosted on a shared server with as many as(…)
Should we trust and rely on our hosts to backup our files? Of course not. While the host needs to perform regular backups, it can be considered unwise not to do off-site backups. Anything can happen with computers, as all of us know. Your best security is to do your own backup nightly.
Using your favorite search engine, search the following terms: “hosting company, review” or “hosting service reviews” and see how many sites come up. Check out the comments by users who are either happy or unhappy with their web hosting services. But bear in mind that most people who are happy don’t post reviews; usually it’s(…)