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February 14, 2018
July 2018 Chrome will show a “NOT SECURE” warning for HTTP sites

What is a HTTP and HTTPS connection? HTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol and is the way how data is sent from the user's browser to the server where the website is hosted and vice versa. HTTPS stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure and works similarly to HTTP, but like the name suggests, transfers data in […]

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January 28, 2018
Microsoft Edge - How to Diagnose Extensions

Step 1 Click the hamburger menu in the top right of the browser window next to the add-on's button Step 2 A new window will open named "Manage Your Extensions". Turn all active extensions off (Click the ellipsis next to a plugin, and on the drop down click disable). Step 3 Proceed to the website […]

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December 11, 2017
What does Geo-targeting mean?

Geo-targeting or geotargeting is the practice of providing differing content tailored to a user's needs based upon where the user is geographically located. There are a few ways of providing geo-targeting to a user: By choice geo-targeting Automated geo-targeting By choice geo-targeting is when a user visits a site they are not immediately given the […]

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October 31, 2017
Server Response Time and Page Speed

Server response time and page speed are two different metrics, which both have a large impact on user experience and search rankings. Server response time also known as Time to First Byte (TTFB) is the total amount of time spent to receive the first byte of the response once it has been requested. It is […]

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October 23, 2017
What is an API?

API stands for Application Programming Interface and is essentially a way for two systems to communicate and either push or pull data from each other in order to achieve a task. Some examples of Applications with API's are: WordPress Google Maps Facebook Google analytics An API is a bit like a waiter in a restaurant. […]

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October 15, 2017
Building Your Digital Marketing Engine

Digital marketing requires the development of strategy and tactics to utilise your key resources successfully: People, time & money! It Involves integrated technical platforms with channels and tools to attract and develop relationships. This will provide opportunities to maximise customer experience; ultimately attracting, engaging and building customer loyalty and advocacy. Here are some key considerations […]

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October 4, 2017
3 WordPress Plugins found to have critical flaws

The week beginning 2nd October 2017, developers of the WordFence plugin have found 3 plugins that had vulnerabilities in their code. This allowed malicious attackers to completely takeover websites where these 3 plugins were installed. The 3 plugins that have been compromised are: 1. Appointments by WPMU Dev.2. Flickr Gallery by Dan Coulter.3. RegistrationMagic-Custom Registration […]

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October 3, 2017
Law Firm Website Rebuild

Working with inspiring law firm Clarke Willmott has driven the team at Bison Grid to build the best law firm website. The key features of the new website had to include the following. Simple to find the right solicitors and services Easy to get in touch or ask for more information Easy to use content […]

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September 26, 2017
What is EDI?

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange and is used for businesses to exchange information using a direct system to system process of transferring data that would have otherwise been transferred through the use of faxes or mails which requires people to be involved. EDI simplifies, speeds up and reduces the cost of the whole process […]

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