SSL Certificate And Why Your Website Needs One

An SSL Certificate is a digital certificate providing authentication for a website, enabling an encrypted connection. In plain English, this means that any data (messages, login details, payment card details) are encoded so that a hacker can’t intercept them when they’re passed from your device to the website. The authentication process is often described as…

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How to move from wordpress.com to self-hosted WordPress

The basic wordpress.com package is free but often new website owners rapidly find out that they want to do more than this package allows.  At this point, the question then becomes: Should I upgrade and stay with wordpress.com, or should I move to self-hosted WordPress?

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Moving to a Self-Hosted WordPress site

By Nathan Platt of Solidblueliquid Okay so this post is all about self-hosting WordPress, but before we begin telling you all the wonderful benefits let me sort out a few common misconceptions. WordPress.org, wordpress.com and self-hosting Across forums and the internet everyone gets confused with the differences between them all, so let’s address them all…

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Web hosting and web design questions

I’ve had a couple of customers approach me recently who have been having problems with their sites.  In one case, the original designer is no longer in business.  In the other, the customer bought the website from a company which is actually just letting the customer rent the website. This company has included items in…

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