SCAM Web Host Agents

SCAM ALERT – Web Host Agents Solicitation Invoice

If you received what looks like an invoice from a company called Web Host Agents, ignore it. This scam has been going around for a …

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A Website is Not a Product

A lot of people think that what they are paying for when they get a new website is like any other product they buy. If …

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What You Should be Asking About Your Business Blog

When I ask my clients if they want to increase traffic to their website, they always reply, “Yes!” But, when I ask if they want …

Privacy Policy when No Information is collected

Why You Should Have a Privacy Policy Even If No Contact Form

Since the new CCPA law went into effect, I’ve had a few requests to remove contact forms from websites. You do not need a Privacy …

CCPA

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020. Its most notable immediate impact is the “Do not sell my info” …

How often should you redesign your website, by Terri Ramacus

How Often Should You Redesign Your Website?

We’re constantly having to upgrade software, computers, smartphones, and All Things Technology; Including websites. Especially WordPress sites. There are times when doing the required plugin …

Google's Blacklist

What is a Google Blacklist?

Every day Google adds thousands of websites to their blacklist due to malware on the site. Some of these sites were created solely for malicious …

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Case Studies: XML-RPC Brute Force Attack and Hacked Website

No website is 100% hack-proof. Nothing on the internet is 100% hack-proof. But that doesn’t mean you should give up and accept the inevitable. There …

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Why Upgrade from PHP 5 to PHP 7

The primary reason to upgrade is that PHP version 5 reached end-of-life (EOL) on January 1, 2019. This means that PHP 5 will stop receiving …

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Does Your Website Have a Silent Partner?

A Not-So-Nice Silent Partner! Earlier this month I restored a hacked website; Not an uncommon task as of late. What made this one unique was …