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7 02, 2018

Preparing Your Website for GDPR

By |2018-02-07T18:58:39+00:00February 7th, 2018|Data Protection, Security|Comments Off on Preparing Your Website for GDPR

Hi everyone, I hope you're well. As you know, I only get in touch when it's important. Today's message is about GDPR, which is incredibly boring but nevertheless, very important as it is due to kick in on 25th May this year. If you're not sure what I mean, GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is a [...]

12 08, 2017

WordPress Security – A Comprehensive Guide

By |2017-08-12T10:27:25+00:00August 12th, 2017|HTTPS, Security, SSL, Web Development|Comments Off on WordPress Security – A Comprehensive Guide

WordPress Security Explained Really Well... WordPress security is a common talking point. As we already know, WordPress is one of the most widely used, popular and well-known website platforms in the world. In fact, it's THE biggest. It offers a ease-of-use, flexibility and fantastic functionality, which is why we chose WordPress as one of our go-to platforms when [...]

13 06, 2017

New Websites on the Way

By |2017-06-13T12:09:12+00:00June 13th, 2017|Content, Domain Names, Google, Graphic Design, Media, Mobile Friendly, Responsive Design, Security, SEO, SSL, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress|Comments Off on New Websites on the Way

The first half of 2017 has been our busiest ever period since we started building websites back in the 'noughties', so whilst we've not had time to publish news about our new launches, here is a roundup of what we have been working on... City Seals & Bearings - Website Now LAUNCHED! We are proud to have worked with [...]

11 02, 2017

WordPress Vulnerability – Important

By |2017-02-11T11:54:19+00:00February 11th, 2017|Security, Web Development, WordPress|Comments Off on WordPress Vulnerability – Important

WordPress Vulnerability Puts Older WordPress Versions at Risk of Hacking We've been made aware of a WordPress vulnerability, which makes older versions of WordPress websites susceptible to malicious activity (hacking). If you subscribe to our monthly services, you don't need to read any more, as we always keep your sites up to date with the latest versions of everything we [...]

21 01, 2017

Google Chrome Not Secure Warning Kicks In

By |2017-01-21T00:10:49+00:00January 21st, 2017|Google, Google Search Console, Google Webmasters, HTTPS, Security, SSL|Comments Off on Google Chrome Not Secure Warning Kicks In

Tonight I have received the first warning message from Google for a website that DOES NOT have SSL security. This email states that Google is taking action NOW against websites that do not protect (encrypt) it's users details. If your website already has an SSL certificate, you don't need to worry (just make sure you renew the SSL when it [...]

5 12, 2016

Google Clamps Down with ‘Not Secure’ Label in Chrome

By |2016-12-05T15:54:54+00:00December 5th, 2016|Google, Google Webmasters, HTTPS, Security, SEO, SSL, Web Development|Comments Off on Google Clamps Down with ‘Not Secure’ Label in Chrome

Hi everyone, HTTPS is not a subject for the not so tech-savvy, please bear with me here, I'll try to keep it simple, but it's quite a technical subject... Google to punish HTTP sites with 'not-secure' label A couple of years ago Google decided to start rewarding sites that use HTTPS in search results. This meant that by purchasing [...]

12 11, 2016

Here’s to More HTTPS

By |2016-11-14T10:58:12+00:00November 12th, 2016|Google, Google Webmasters, Security, SSL|Comments Off on Here’s to More HTTPS

Last week Google published another article on it's Webmasters Blog, talking yet again about the importance of HTTPS secure web browsing. We mentioned this a while back, last year in fact, and talked about how Google rewards sites with SSL certificates and secure https:// in search results. Webmasters are quickly catching up, and soon I'm sure it will be [...]

22 10, 2015

How Websites Work (Without the technical jargon)

By |2016-10-21T13:45:53+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Domain Names, Google, Responsive Design, Security, SEO, Web Design|Comments Off on How Websites Work (Without the technical jargon)

Since the day I started in the web industry, I have come across loads of customers who really don't understand the first thing about how a website works. And why should you? That's my job. Questions like "what is hosting?" "what does a domain name do?" and "how does my website appear on the web?" are all commonplace amongst people [...]

12 07, 2015

SSL – Is Your Site Secure?

By |2016-10-21T13:45:54+00:00July 12th, 2015|Google, Security, SEO|Comments Off on SSL – Is Your Site Secure?

I've been putting it off (mainly due to not having time) but I've recently purchased an SSL certificate and am in the process of installing it on my domain. You might be thinking "What is he talking about now?" so here goes... What is SSL? In a nutshell, it adds a level of security to your site which protects your [...]

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