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Website Builders Use Automation To Overhaul Website Design for Business Owners

by Tim

You may have heard increasing references to the ‘Internet of Things’, which suggests that a growing number of devices, machines and platforms are becoming ubiquitously connected to the Internet, offering a level of automation that the world has never seen before. A simple example would be a refrigerator sensor connected to the web that automatically…

What does Google say about Speed?

by Tim

While the search engine giant reportedly uses several hundred signals in determining where your website will rank, increasingly Google seems to suggest that speed is becoming a major factor in this process. Recent Penguin and Panda updates have reshuffled the search results for thousands of websites, and speed was a determining factor. Now, Google seems…

5 Appointment Plugins for WordPress

by Tim

Living in the information age makes people dependent on everything being digital, even calendars. Printed calendars are slowly being replaced by the latest gadgets and apps. If you own a WordPress blog, you can install a plugin to help you in organizing your appointments. In the final installment of our recommended WordPress plugins, here are…

Five WordPress Plugins to Control Email Signups

by Tim

Most blog authors have to deal with registration spam. Sites with free membership options such as WordPress, will most likely encounter the problem of registration spam. In this installment of our series on WordPress plugins, we will discuss five plugins that you can use to control email sign ups on your website.

Quickly Save Files in Google Drive

by Tim

Google recently launched the “Save to Drive” button that enables users to save files directly from a website. This button can be added to any website to allow site visitors to save files from the website to their personal Google Drive accounts. This launch is part of Google’s efforts of expanding its online storage. According…

Our New Website Builder is Perfect for SMEs

by Craig

Our latest Youtube campaign explains how easy it is to use our new Website Builder plus it also talks about some of the benefits this new tool offers SMEs. The new website builder is the perfect hosting solution for small sized businesses who are looking to create their own professional-looking websites without hiring a web…

New Website Building Software!

by Craig

We’ve launched a new Website Builder! Our new Website Builder is all you and your business needs to succeed online. It’s perfect for small business websites and for entrepreneurs who do not possess the technical know-how and/or the relevant computer coding experience to create a website from scratch.

Looking Beyond SOPA: Future threats to Internet Freedom.

by Guest Blogger

“We received a request from a local law enforcement agency to remove 14 search results for linking to sites that criticize the police and claim individuals were involved in obscuring crimes. We did not remove content in response to this request.” ~ Google UK Transparency Report.

Data Visualisation: Google’s Globe Shows Off Some Awesome WebGL features

by Guest Blogger

Google’s Web Graphics Library, (WebGL) started as a Canvas 3D experiment created by Vladimir Vukićević at Mozilla. It is a JavaScript API used for rendering both two dimensional and three dimensional maps within a compatible browser with no need to use plug-ins. WebGL programs offer a basic control code written in JavaScript and shader code,…

The Latest Features of Mozilla Firefox

by Guest Blogger

Firefox browser is a free and open source web browser developed for Linux, Microsoft Windows and OS X. Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation coordinate the web browser development. According to a recent report released by Net Applications titled Desktop Browser Market Share, Firefox boasts about 24% of global market share for web browsers. Furthermore, according…

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