Revisiting Data Privacy and Compliance

  • On January 9, 2020
January, that time of the year when we take a look at the past twelve months and the months ahead to spot trends that might define our times. In the world of website management, online privacy laws and compliance with those laws has emerged as the most significant trend of 2019 and 2020. The EU’s […]

The End of the “Submit” Button

  • On December 5, 2019
While they have been industry standards for eons (which is roughly 1 decade in the web industry) the conventional labels used for buttons on the web have begun to change. Button-text like “click for more” or “submit” are no longer the reliable action options they used to be. Here are 3 reasons why we’re suggesting […]

Google’s Fight Against Mixed Content Ramps Up

  • On December 5, 2019
Some of you may remember back in July 2018 when Google Chrome started penalizing websites that were not running over encrypted connections, by visually calling attention to the browser’s URL bar with a bright red warning: Previously more discreet, the green secure padlock icon was used to ‘reward’ websites for their secure connections over HTTPS, […]

How Will Google’s BERT Update Impact your Site?

  • On December 5, 2019
In October, Google announced an update to its algorithm that the search giant described as the most important update it’s made in the last five years. This update, however, appears to be unlikely to create the mad scramble among website owners and SEOs that previous updates like Google’s Panda and Penguin updates did. The latest […]

How to Comply with the GDPR Cookie Policy

  • On October 28, 2019
Earlier this fall, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a decision regarding cookie consent that will have a significant impact on websites worldwide. The CJEU established that explicit consent must be provided by a website visitor (when that visitor is from the European economic zone) before a site may place cookies […]

Google My Business – An Introduction

  • On September 26, 2019
GETTING STARTED Whether your firm prioritizes SEO or not, it is essential for every organization to ensure their location(s) are optimized for Google. Google has conveniently provided a utility that enables you to build a profile for each of your office locations to make sure they will appear in Google searches – Google My Business […]

We compare WP Engine and Kinsta

  • On September 20, 2019
A head to head comparison of Kinsta and WP Engine Now that you’ve read the saga of our journey from managed a dedicated LAMP server to managed WordPress dedicated server hosting, here are some points of comparison between WP Engine (WPE) and Kinsta. While there are other managed WordPress hosts, we narrowed the options down […]

Managed WordPress hosting review

  • On September 20, 2019
Our experience migrating to a managed WordPress host We recently migrated our LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) dedicated server hosting environment to a managed WordPress dedicated server hosting solution. If you aren’t familiar, managed WordPress hosts take care of all technical aspects of server architecture, performance, resource provisioning and security while providing a portal to […]

Just Update Your Password, Please

  • On August 29, 2019
Logins and Passwords are the key to many critical systems that we use every day. A password breach can spell disaster for you or, worst case, your entire workplace. In addition to utilizing security features like two-factor authentication, a great way to keep yourself safe is maintaining secure passwords. Some questions to consider are: Do […]

ADA and the Internet – Is Your Website Compliant?

  • On August 29, 2019
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law established in 1990 designed to end discrimination towards individuals with disabilities. The law started out in the pre-internet era and was primarily focused on public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. In more recent years, guaranteeing equal opportunity and access […]