The Heartbleed Bug has infected lots of servers using OpenSSL for the past 2 years, but was only recently discovered. Your cloud services and other internet services might use this. Are you affected and do you need to reset your password?
A selection of articles to help website owners and developers
We all want more website traffic, but what do you do if you’re expecting a big traffic spike and don’t know if your site can cope? What can you do if you’ve already gone through this pain and seen your site collapse when confronted with too many visitors in a short space of time?
Broken links can badly impact a visitors experience of your website, and your search engine performance too. Make sure you install a broken link checker and regularly fix any errors it finds.
Bottin Cartographes have successfully brought a lawsuit against Google in France, claiming that Google has been anti-competitive when offering their free Google Maps API service to businesses and that this is not competitive with its own services. This is a very interesting case. Does your business benefit or is it hindered by Google? Here are my thoughts…
Do you want to add a welcome page to Facebook, and perhaps one that displays in two different ways depending whether the visitor has already ‘liked’ you or not? You can even go one step further and add other tabs (Facebook terminology for navigational links in your Facebook sidebar). Add a great looking Welcome page to your Facebook page.
Do you run your blog on a free platform such as WordPress, Blogger or TypePad? Here are 12 good reasons to host your blog content on the same website as your business website rather than on independent blogging sites.
I don’t like email auto-responders. They wind me up and rarely, if ever, tell me anything useful. Anyway, here’s an interesting list of good and bad email auto-responders that I have personally received.
Ideally, blogging should be about writing interesting content and ideas, whereas micro-blogging or tweeting should be reserved for important snippets of info.
Is it acceptable to allow scheduled mailshots to be sent at Christmas? Should customers be given an opt-out option? What other solutions can there be around this issue? We would love to read your views.