Month: February 2011

First Impressions: Amazon S3 Hosting

First Impressions: Amazon S3 Hosting

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 […]

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4 Ways to Create a Test Version of Your Website

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 […]

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All About .CO Domains (and GoDaddy’s Endorsement)

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 […]

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Speeding Up WordPress With the Right Theme

Speeding Up WordPress With the Right Theme

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?

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