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10 things NOT to do with a new website

10 things NOT to do with a new website

 

Getting a new website is an exciting time for a business. It offers potential and is a way to tell the world what you do every day. But there are lots of things that most businesses do with their websites that they absolutely shouldn’t. So to keep you right, here is 10 things NOT to do with a new website:

 

1.      Writing about you

 

Can I get Google to Un-list Me?

Can I get Google to Un-list Me?

 

Over the last 10 to 15 years the internet has changed a lot of things. Most of this change has been for the better as people and businesses find it easier to connect, get things done, and find information. But the internet has also created a number of philosophical and moral questions, most of which remain unresolved. One of those questions has been in the news recently: the right to be forgotten. This involves stopping search engines from showing certain results and it has led to many people asking: “Can I get Google to un-list me?”

 

Are You a Ninja?

Are You a Ninja?

 

Well, are you a ninja? If you are and you are thinking of setting up a new website you are in luck. The same applies if you are a builder, a florist, a bull rider, or if your name is Kim. This is because of a thing called a TLD and the fact that lots of new ones have either recently been released or will be released soon.

 

TLD stands for top-level domain. It is the last part of a website address – the part after the dot. The most popular is .COM but you will also have heard of .NET, .GOV and .ORG. There are also country-specific TLDs like .CA (Canada), .CO.UK (United Kingdom) and .COM.AU (Australia).

 

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered (Humor)

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered

 

Below is a list of internet-related technical support questions that were seriously asked on the web. It’s a lighthearted list but it does have one serious point: if you see the humor in these support queries, statements and questions then you are probably capable of setting up your own website.

 

1.      Who owns the internet?

 

Hosting Terms Dictionary: Geek Speak Translated

Hosting Terms Dictionary: Geek Speak Translated

 

The language used in IT is often confusing: you have to click “Start” when finished working and want to shut down your computer; websites make you take cookies but you can’t eat any of them; desktop computers sit on the floor; and your firewall is completely useless during a fire. The words, phrases and acronyms used in the hosting industry are similarly confusing. So here is a hosting terms dictionary of some common terms and phrases.

 

Bandwidth

 

What Net Neutrality Means for your Website

What Net Neutrality Means for your Website

 

You may have heard a lot of talk recently about net neutrality. It’s a concept almost as old as the internet itself, although the phrase was not used until 2003. But is it important to a small business website? Should you worry about it? Or learn more about it? This article will help explain what net neutrality means for your website.

 

What is Net Neutrality?

 

What is a CDN?

What is a CDN?

 

You have lots of different options when considering a hosting solution for your business. But having a fast and efficient website does not always end with choosing a reliable web hosting provider. There are other things that you can put in place and one of those things is a CDN. But what is a CDN? The abbreviation stands for Content Delivery Network which is a surprisingly accurate description (normally computer and internet terms are as easy to decipher as the mating call of the blue whale). But to understand what a CDN does you first need to understand the problem that it solves.

 

So here is an explanation:

 

A Deep Dive into WP Essential

Tens of thousands of users have made WordPress their site editor of choice on iPage, due to its flexibility and its endless array of themes and plugins. It doesn’t matter if you want to create a blog about your favorite restaurants, a full company website, or a photo gallery of your family--WordPress can make that happen. But, all that flexibility comes with a cost.

What is the difference between WordPress.com and Wordpress.org?

What is the difference between WordPress.com and Wordpress.org?

 

If you have started researching how to get a new website built you will undoubtedly have heard of Wordpress. It is the most popular website and blog building platform in the world and is the backbone of millions of websites. But there are two options and they are substantially different so this article will answer the question: what is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?

 

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