There are numerous means of adding contact details to a Website. In WordPress it’s incredibly simple to add a contact form with Plugins such as Contact Form 7 however having a postal address, email address and telephone number prominently displayed are all indicators of trust for consumers. Web … [Read more...] about How to hide your Website Email from Spammers
For a long time I have wondered why email spammers even make the effort with their untargeted and mass mailouts offering all sorts of 'enticing' products and services; surely all the offers from scantily clad ladies or the promise of longer lasting sex will be a sure sell! Alas for the spammers, my … [Read more...] about Why Spamming is so Profitable
Recently one of my Websites was hacked (not this Website!). The hackers had managed to populate the WordPress site posts (Blogs) with iframes that redirected visitors to a suspicious Website. It appears that a SQL script was run on every post to replace the contents of the posts with the redirecting … [Read more...] about Has your WordPress Site been hacked?
Here are five suggestions for helping the environment whilst making your life easier: 1. Have a “no junk mail’ sign on your letterbox In Australia 8.2 billion articles of junk mail are produced each year with the majority being binned before being read. It is quite unbelievable how much junk mail … [Read more...] about Top 5 Ways to reduce your Environmental Footprint by using Technology
This scam has been around for years however a huge number of people are caught out each day; you receive an SMS (text message) on your mobile/cell phone for someone else (and there is usually a call-to-action such as ‘please confirm by SMS’). The problem is that if you respond to this scam you’ll be … [Read more...] about Scams, Spam and SMS
There are thousands of WordPress Plugins available which do all sorts of awesome things. Here are the five plugins which I use on every WordPress site I set-up or administer: All in One SEO Pack This is one of the most popular Wordpress Plugins and for good reason. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) … [Read more...] about 5 Absolutely ESSENTIAL WordPress Plugins
Google has very many products both in development and actively being used by huge numbers of people and organizations. Google is mostly known for Internet search however one product used by tens of thousands of organizations (as well as Google’s Gmail) is Postini which provides ‘email … [Read more...] about Massive Increases in Spam
Almost everyone is affected with email spam. Spam detectors / email filters have improved substantially over the past few years but unfortunately the skills of the spammers have also improved. It is not just businesses involved in the fight against spammers but also governments; The Australian … [Read more...] about Blog Spam Increasing