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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…

5 Ways HTML5 Beats Native Apps on iPhones and Android

by Guest Blogger

When the Web Hypertext Application Technology (WHAT) Work Group felt disillusioned with the direction web applications in XHTML was taking, they decided to do something about it. In 2004, the group got together with other organizations including Mozilla, Apple, and Opera to work on HTML5, which was published in 2008 for the first time. A…

Drupal, WordPress and Joomla: The Ultimate CMS Face-off!

by Guest Blogger

Introduction WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are among most widely used content management systems (CMS) on the web today. As well as powering the popular WordPress.com free blogging site, WordPress is available as a stand-alone product that users can download from WordPress.org and run on their own webspace. Drupal and Joomla can also be downloaded from…

Would You Wear Google Glass?

by Craig

Google‘s latest project, Google Glass,  appears to be moving out of ‘project phase’ and into the next steps of production. But first Google are going to be launching the Explorer program which  allows the likes of us regular mortals the chance to apply for the chance to, wait for it, be lucky enough to win…

Which hosting is right for your business?

by Tim

An online presence is crucial for almost all businesses these days. 78% of internet users conduct product research online, so visibility on the web plays a vital role in driving customers to a business. This can be complicated for a small business though, not least in knowing how a website should be hosted. We will…

Stop blending in with the rest of the crowd and start leaving your mark on the web

“I've been a faithful customer of UK2.net for about 12 years, regularly registering new domains on behalf of clients. The costs are superb value, and the service - online or over the phone - is fantastic. I'd highly recommend them to anyone - and regularly do.“

Jay Commins - Pyper York Ltd

“We would like to thank the support team for easily answering our website problem. They turned my day around with just a simple, understandable resolution with a friendly Service so a big thank you from me and all the elves here at the wicked chilli company“

- www.thewickedchilli.co.uk

“Great experience with UK2 support. We've been with them since they started up way back. Always good responses and the tech guy today who helped me out after I wiped my .htaccess file was brilliant. I'd recommend without reservation.!!“

Julian Jones - Hursley emc services Ltd

“I have been a customer of UK2 for as long as I can remember. It never ceases to amaze me the speed in which you respond to problems or queries, usually of my own making. The live chat for tech support is so efficient. I have nothing but praise for you guys and gals. The level of service is second to none. Nothing ever seems to be too much hassle. Well done, you all deserve a medal.“

- Yvonne Armitage Computer Services

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Nick Lane - Kent Security and Electrical