I received notification this morning of another widespread Website hacking occurrence involving many Australian Websites. Some of the hacked Websites are powered by WordPress and some of the affected Websites are hosted with Syra (e.g. Crazydomains). The Sites are hacked by a group of Bangladesh … [Read more...] about Australian Websites hacked in response to 'anti-Islamic film'
Recently I purchased a Dell Vostro 470 desktop computer (I think Dell products are great). It's a great PC but I noticed that network performance (including Internet speeds) were very slow compared to other computers I use. I performed various tests with Lan Speed Test software and … [Read more...] about Fix Slow Dell Network Connection
Many people setup a Website and wait for visitors to arrive. These same people are then surprised when thousands of visitors don’t magically visit their Site. Millions of Websites are setup each and every day so what makes people visit one Website over another? Here are items that will greatly … [Read more...] about How to get your first 1000 Website visitors quickly
That Skype click to call browser add-on is a pain in the butt! The whole idea behind the add-in is that Skype is meant to identify telephone numbers on a Webpage. It then 'highlights' the numbers (often referred to as a button) which allows for people with the add-in to click the telephone number to … [Read more...] about Remove Skype click-to-call from WordPress Websites
In an article today about the Australian and New Zealand Online retailer, The Iconic, I was struck by the following in a sentence; with about 150,000 daily visits to the website and more than 1000 orders a day .... I guess we all notice various different things when reading but this immediately … [Read more...] about Conversion Rates of top Australian Online Retailers
Earlier today there was a Godaddy outage and now there is a Crazydomains outage. As far as I'm aware there is no relation between the two companies and any outage is unrelated. If you have Crazydomains hosting however your Website may well be down. Crazydomains appear to be keeping their Twitter … [Read more...] about Now Crazydomains Hosting Down
Godaddy WordPress (and other) Webhosting is currently offline. The Home Page of Godaddy has the following message: We are experiencing problems. We understand this is impacting some customers and we take this situation very seriously. Everyone at GoDaddy.com is working to restore all sites … [Read more...] about Godaddy Hosting Offline
Quite a while back I used Artisteer a fair amount for creating WordPress Themes. At the time, Artisteer was one of the only ways of using a GUI (graphical user interface) to create a Theme to use with WordPress. The ease of 'point and click' that Artisteer software provided helped to save alot of … [Read more...] about Is Artisteer any Good?
Having your WordPress Website connected to a Content Delivery Network offers many benefits for an incredibly low price (I use Amazon CloudFront as my CDN and it costs just a few dollars per month). The biggest benefit is that content is delivered to your Website visitors from a location close to … [Read more...] about MaxCDN Unable to purge Error