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Top reasons why WordPress websites get hacked

Top reasons why WordPress websites get hacked

Hacking is the process of finding flaws in a computer system. Then exploiting those weaknesses, usually to bypass security. Your website is just like any other computer and is vulnerable to hacking. Malicious or ‘black hat’ hacking is common and is often used to break into websites for malicious reasons. There are a lot of […] Read more:

The Minefield of eCommerce Shipping

The Minefield of eCommerce Shipping

It is so important to map out a defined shipping strategy for your online business. The world of shipping and fulfilment can seem complex when you’re not familiar with it, so below we’ve provided a short overview of the various options for you to consider. Read more:

Why should I use a Website Designer?

Why should I use a Website Designer?

Why do people still hire web designers when there are website builders out there such as Square Space, Wix, and Weebly? What are the issues with these online website builders? Read more:

DIY Website or use a Professional

DIY Website or use a Professional

During the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic, many businesses are looking to adapt what they do. This may involve changing what they do online, providing some different services, maybe selling online, offering virtual services, electronic rather than physical options. You have also got some time on your hands as your usual business reduces, so you think about diversifying and as you are now time rich and maybe cash poorer, you think about doing things yourself. Read more:

Why you shouldn’t use Wix for your business website

Why you shouldn’t use Wix for your business website

Sure, it’s simple — but the wildly-popular website creation platform might not be the best tool for your online business. Building a website for your business can be overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to do it yourself. In recent years, a lot of online tools have appeared on the market so that budding entrepreneurs feel […] Read more:

Why do I sometimes have to pay for WordPress updates

Why do I sometimes have to pay for WordPress updates

Nearly every website designer that uses WordPress as their foundation also uses third-party themes, plugins and extensions to build your website. If they had to write all of these from scratch, rather than buying in a pre-written plugin, your website would cost tens of times more and website designers would keep having to reinvent the wheel to build your website. Read more:

Why do we charge for fixing a website

Why do we charge for fixing a website

Websites are our world and we design, build and maintain them all day every day. However sometimes, like with any technology, they can go wrong. Sometimes it’s just a typo, a colour change, replacing an incorrect photo or the wrong email or phone number… Read more:

Why Websites are like Kitchens

Why Websites are like Kitchens

Website design is like kitchen design. Honestly, please read on… Read more:

Why you must backup, backup, backup

Why you must backup, backup, backup

To understand how bad losing data can be, "just close your laptop, turn off your smartphone, shut down your computer... and then try to carry on without them" This is how it feels to lose data. It's a lonely place, isn't it? Read more:

7 great reasons to sell online

7 great reasons to sell online

Launching an eCommerce website can seem like a daunting project if you’ve never done it before. Sadly, in our modern world, if your business is not selling online, this could be hurting your business more than you realise. Even if you get customers into your high street store, a high percentage of them will still […] Read more:

Why you shouldn’t post on Facebook without linking to your website

Why you shouldn’t post on Facebook without linking to your website

Posting on social media is a great way to get your business noticed. Adding regular news items, articles, offers and information using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube is great. But are you getting the most out of what you are sharing? Could you do more to get more business? It’s great getting people to read […] Read more:

8 points to help improve your website in 2018

8 points to help improve your website in 2018

As the New Year starts you need to start thinking again about your website. What can you do to make it better, refine it, hone it? What can you do to get more business from it? Read more: