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21
Oct

Massive Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016

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Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016 Today’s (October 21, 2016) wide spread global DDoS attack was a big event, and a bad one: An attack on the Internet, not just on a website. A DDoS attack is when bad actors flood a server with redundant or duplicate requests to freeze it up and make it […]

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02
Oct

Give User-Agents a Clear Server Pathway

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User-Agent Journey over Your Web Server: A Pinball ride or a directed Path? As this blog has noted many times before, Google is penalizing poor site technology. Make sure you give all user-agents, search bots and browsers, a clear pathway over and across your server. If you send them ricocheting all over the place like […]

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05
Apr

SME digital online challenges

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Small businesses face big online challenges Small and medium-sized businesses face stiff challenges online: from deep-pocket Big Brands who saturate their categories to specialist niche brands that seem to always keep an edge, from trying to stay on top of social media fads or figuring out the latest Google update, the typical SME’s digital work is cut […]

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25
Mar

templates & plugins 2

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Templates & Plugins 2 — Tips for using Plugins As discussed here, plugins can cause a heap of problems.  Following are some tips for using (or not) plugins and ensuring your CMS offers a clean content menu, not a multilingual hodge podge: Audit your CMS and review which of the installed site-wide plugins you really need […]

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14
Mar

Google squeezes badly built poorly structured sites

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Google squeezes badly built, poorly structured websites Google is evaluating website technology more critically, which will especially impact SME sites. Here’s how to avoid bad practices that will be punished. Recently — apart from all the content updates — we’ve seen Google: Requiring responsiveness and mobile friendliness Penalizing server errors Preferring secure sites in some […]

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