If you run a website long enough, the day is going to come where you need to ask your support team for some kind of assistance. Whether your site is down, you need help fixing some kind of error or you need a new feature enabled, you’ll have to file a support ticket and get […]
Amazon S3 has been upgraded, and it now offers true web hosting. Amazon S3 has always been a compelling option for hosting static files, but it lacked the features needed to host a full site (the ability to setup a root document, and the ability to specify error documents). But Amazon recently added both of these features to […]
If you do Web development long enough, whether professionally or just as a hobby, you’ll probably find yourself building a website for someone with a lot less experience than you. It could be a client, a favor to a friend or perhaps even a gift for a family member. You’ll get it all started and […]
When it’s time to tweak your website, you might want to use a test version to perfect your changes before they go live. The changes you’re working on may include a new theme, a new CMS or a major upgrade to an application. You may just need to tweak a script. Doing this on a […]
In the US, Go Daddy is well known for controversial Super Bowl commercials. Some see the ads as distasteful. Others see them as harmless fun. The latest campaign pushed the new .co TLD. So what is .co – and should you buy one? Is .co a .com Alternative? Despite a range of alternatives, .com is […]
As WordPress grows, theme makers are specialising and diversifying their creations. One theme, Swift Basic, claims to be the “fastest loading” WordPress theme on the block. A test by WP Addict [no longer online] suggested that themes may influence site loading time. But what makes one theme perform better than the rest?
If you live in Canada, bandwidth for your home connection is about to get a lot more expensive. Recent changes from the Canadian Radio-Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) means that Usage Based Billing (UBB) is coming to Canada. This means that Canadians, previously accustomed to unlimited or nearly-unlimited bandwidth caps on their Internet connections, may be facing […]
Finding a good hosting account isn’t just about finding the cheapest account that you can survive on, it’s about finding the best one for both you and your site, meeting your needs at the best possible price. But while no one likes to overspend on hosting, there are plenty of situations where you should be […]