Security

24th January 2019
New Year, New Website? Here’s what to do after the launch!

New Year, New Website? Here’s what to do after the launch!

You’ve launched your new website – congratulations! 🎉 We’ve done hundreds of website launches over the years, so we know how hard you’ve worked with your web team (or perhaps even with us!) to ensure that every element of your new website is perfect. However, without some tender love and care, all that work can […]... read the rest »
21st March 2018
How a virtual dedicated server could save your business from a huge fine

How a virtual dedicated server could save your business from a huge fine

In a climate ever more concerned about privacy, protecting your customer’s data has never been more important. New legislation coming into force on 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will impose stringent new requirements on how businesses of all sizes collect and process information about customers and staff... read the rest »
31st May 2016
The lessons your business MUST learn from the 123-Reg fiasco

The lessons your business MUST learn from the 123-Reg fiasco

We’ve discussed the importance of backing up your data in a previous post, with the shocking statistics that 10% of small business never back up their data, and 50% only back up their data once a month or less. Recently, 123-reg, one of the UK’s big players, has made a big error... read the rest »
12th January 2016
Which hosting plan is right for my website?

Which hosting plan is right for my website?

Once you’ve chosen the domain name for your website, the next step is to sort out your website’s hosting. If you’re not sure what this is, you can compare it to having a space hired to put your desks and staff in, and a sign hanging above the door on the outside... read the rest »
27th March 2015
The correct way to handle file downloads in PHP

The correct way to handle file downloads in PHP

I’ve seen many download scripts written in PHP, from simple one-liners to dedicated classes. At least half of them share common issues; in many cases programmers simply copy the code from something that works, without even attempting to understand what it really does... read the rest »