SSL and Secure Communications

SSL and Secure Communications

Originally posted 2017-06-19 14:21:58. So it was with some dismay that I recently read an article from Wordfence regarding requirements this year for WordPress sites to be secure and have SSL enabled. I’m sure you’ve all seen the green padlock and indication in your browser that a site is secure. Chrome shows a secure site as shown in the graphic. Additionally, it has been reported for a few years that Google will favour SSL sites when it ranks search results in google. I had heard some ‘horror’ stories about upgrading sites to SSL and how difficult it is so I



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Best WordPress Themes & Plugins

Best WordPress Themes & Plugins

Originally posted 2018-02-12 16:20:54. If you were to do a Google search for WordPress Themes, you would get a lot of results for your search. So what things should you use to help you decide on a theme for your business or blog? There really is no absolute answer to this question however perhaps we can tell you what we do and why and that might help you with your decision. Responsive Design Probably one of the first things to think about. Responsive themes are made so that the give a great user experience to users viewing your site on



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Using SEO to drive growth to your website

Using SEO to drive growth to your website

Originally posted 2018-02-09 14:49:41. I was recently listening to a great podcast on Michael Covels Trend Following Podcast with John Jantsch from January 2017. Covels podcast is ostensibly a share/financial markets trading podcast but he has a habit of interviewing some really interesting people who have nothing to do with trading at all. I have purchased more than one non-trading related books from authors he has interviewed and get a lot of great information from his podcasts. Highly recommended! The RSS feed for his podcast is at http://trendfollowingradio.com/rss John Jantsch and Phil Singleton wrote a book called SEO for Growth



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HostGator Problems – Avoid at all costs

HostGator Problems – Avoid at all costs

Originally posted 2017-11-09 16:40:28. This post is titled HostGator problems – avoid at all costs however in addition to addressing this, we can also discuss what makes a great host for web sites. Reasons why I am so over HostGator Biggest issue is the support these days is really poor. HostGator used to have a ticketing system but unfortunately these days all support is handled through live chat. It is still possible to ‘via the backdoor’ log a ticket however this is not advertised. Sending an email to feedback@hostgator.com will create a new ticket and they do actually respond although



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Website Audits to make sure your site is optimised

Website Audits to make sure your site is optimised

Originally posted 2018-01-05 17:35:19. We offer a Website Design Central Coast Audit service to help you ensure that your website is: Secure Backed-Up Free from Malware Owned by your business Getting the kind of leads and conversions you desire Attracting the kinds of customers you want Converting to sales for your most profitable products Setup correctly to measure results Compliance Strong Passwords User Privileges Updates for Themes and Plugins Broken Links Backlink Profile To perform the website audit, we will need to be able to access the cPanel for the site as well as have the a username with administration



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