Category Archives: Technology

 

Using WordPress to Setup an Online Shop

WordPress is one of the most widely used open source blogging and content management systems on the internet and is available as a one click install on UK2′s Hosting platform.  The flexibility of WordPress has led it to be used … Continue reading

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Optimizing your web presence and security for Smartphones

By 2013, most of the planet will be using their Smartphone, not laptop, to access your web page or e-commerce storefront.   This raises issue with regards functionality, security and user Interface design.  Recent studies show that a mobile-friendly website can … Continue reading

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Can colocation beat the on-premise IT business model?

Barring unforeseen catastrophes such as extreme weather events, natural disasters or terrorist attack, we do not see that the obstacles above will overcome the ability of the colocation datacentre industry to record double-digit growth for several years. ~ ~International Data Corporation … Continue reading

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UK2 Partners with the Marussia F1 Team

UK2 are proud to announce we have officially partnered with the Marussia F1 Team for the 2012 Formula One Championship. The partnership represents UK2′s commitment to providing innovative hosting solutions to businesses, from local SME’s to global clients, across the … Continue reading

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Do I need a Virtual Private Server (VPS) cloud or Dedicated Server for my Small Business?

Very often a small business or SMB reaches a point where their online systems, website or lead generation channels begin to experience severe growing pains and may therefore impact performance for site visitors and even internal staff tasked with managing … Continue reading

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Bob v Sue Sitebuilder Competition

Londoners who use the Underground may have noticed posters for the UK2 Bob v Sue competition going up in the last week. This competition is part of a promotional campaign for the UK2 Sitebuilder. In building this campaign we wanted … Continue reading

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Slow Websites Speeds Harm Google Rankings

It’s official!  Speed is now a critical metric in ensuring your website obtains a good ranking on Google. For the last several years an unofficial industry benchmark has been established which encompasses two simple rules. Rule #1  This rules states that … Continue reading

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Mobile Security: The Dangers of the Coming Smartphone Revolution

2011 was a nasty year for malware intrusions on consumer hardware, costing the United States over $2.3 billion alone. In the UK, precise numbers are harder to come by but if you design and maintain websites you have most likely … Continue reading

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Why a Facebook Page Could Mean Great Search Results on Google

The dynamics of owning, running and optimizing a website have been drastically altered with the rise of Facebook, that’s not only diverting customer attention away from your business URL but also impacting your search results.

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Photoshop to HTML to WordPress

Why the Artist will defeat the Engineer in the 21st Century   There is an extremely close relationship between one of the world’s most popular graphic editing suites and the creation of websites on the World Wide Web. If Photoshop … Continue reading

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