One of the negatives about open source software like WordPress is that it becomes an easy target for hackers and spammers. We were experiencing speed issues as a result of high loads on our server with several services struggling to cope. We identified that a number of WordPress installations were receiving a lot of traffic to the admin login […]
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Hotlink refers to the common practice of showing an image on one website that is hosted on another website. Hotlinking images overcomes many issues for publishers including Rights & Permissions Uploading issues Spam & Virus Protection Unfortunately hotlinking has it’s own issues including permissions (Google), time based (Facebook), user abilities and others. It remains the […]
The items listed here are not rocket science, simply good tips to save you time and angst while at your computer. 1) Change display settings To make changes to your PC desktop, wallpaper, screensaver or the appearance of your pop up menus: On a PC: Right click anywhere on a clear patch of the desktop. […]
We receive many questions from people designing their own web sites! Here are answers to commonly asked questions and some helpful advice. Alt Tags Also see: Meta Tags Click Here ALT Tags allow you to give an alternative to people who have the ‘view images’ function turned off in their browser. Let’s say the navigation system […]
How to send email securely with Thunderbird, Enigmail and Gnupg Introduction Passwords and other sensitive information sent via email should always be securely encrypted. One way to do this is with freely available programs you can download. You’ll need to download the Thunderbird email client from http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ You’ll also need to download an extension for […]