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Google forces HTTPS to make sites more secure.

Google warns website owners to switch from non-secure HTTP to HTTPS, or risk losing traffic. Google is now sending out emails to Search Console users saying that if you don’t switch from your non-secure HTTP website to HTTPS, then you risk losing traffic and have a “NOT SECURE” notification pop-up on your website for all…

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Traditional Hosting vs Cloud Hosting in 2017.

Traditional Hosting vs Cloud Hosting Recently we have seen a change in Website hosting from what some consider as traditional hosting vs the more recent hosting enviroment called “The Cloud”. The question is, “is there advantages to be had by choosing one over the other?” In my opinion yes. Traditional Hosting vs Cloud Hosting Traditional…

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Auto Lockout of bad users – on too many log-in failures

We limit the number of times a user can attempt to enter a password, if the password is entered incorrectly more than 4 times in 10 minutes the system will automatically lock the account. By doing this we ensure that hackers are unable to guess or brute force your account password to gain access. This…

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101 powerful ways to double the speed of your website [FREE]

Here’s a fact, if your website takes longer than 2 seconds to load, around 47% of visitors will leave without hanging around. Just imagine… 2 seconds. I mean, 2 seconds isn’t enough to do anything. Even reaching out for a sip of your tea or coffee can take longer than that. Yet somehow, those same…

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How to remove the "Insecure Password Warning" on Firefox

How to remove the Insecure Password Warning on Firefox. You might have noticed that in a recent release of Mozilla Firefox (Firefox 51), Firefox displays a grey box with a red strike-through in the address bar when a login page you are viewing does not have a secure Connection, this is the insecure password warning…

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