The SSL affect on Search Engines Rankings

The SSL affect on Search Engines Rankings

What is the SSL affect on Search Engine Rankings and Online Visibility? In 2014 Google announced the SSL/HTTPS would be a ranking factor in their search engines. Until now SSL/HTTPS has been a minor ranking factor, but it is now about to be a game changer. In 2018 there is a push from all the… READ MORE

The Truth About Identity Theft

The Truth About Identity Theft

How do you keep some key pieces of information safe online when hackers are always searching for the next unsuspecting victim? These days, adding identity theft protection is required to keep identity thieves at bay. These thieves can use your information to impersonate you. Thieves can also use your drivers license number, credit card and… READ MORE

Cyber Security Threats For 2018

Cyber Security Threats For 2018

Cyber Security Threats For 2018 We hear people talking about cyber security, but are we making conscious efforts to shield our IT infrastructures and computer systems from sophisticated attacks? The latest vulnerabilities and exploits are just proof that cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. In fact, a recent survey revealed that 44% of respondents admit they… READ MORE

Fixing The wp-Admin White Screen In WordPress The Virtual Webmaster Way

Fixing The wp-Admin White Screen In WordPress The Virtual Webmaster Way

In this video, we troubleshoot WordPress and fix a wp-admin white screen. Trouble Shooting WordPress Problems While the specific problem causing the white screen, in this case, was fairly unique, the process of identifying the particular component that caused the problem and implanting a solution is not. The clients had some customization done on their… READ MORE

Protecting Your Web Servers With SSL Solution

Protecting Your Web Servers With SSL Solution

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a way of establishing an encrypted connection between a web server and a browser. This ensures that all communication between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. This is important for online security, especially when you are handling sensitive or confidential data. When you have an SSL connection… READ MORE

Website Monitoring – Why You Need to Check More Than Uptime

Website Monitoring – Why You Need to Check More Than Uptime

  Monitoring uptime only really reports that your host is up. It does not confirm that your website is up. This is what happened recently to an associate of mine after working through the night to restore dozens of websites that had gone down. Website monitoring becomes a pain. He checked a few and seeing… READ MORE

What is a Webmaster

What is a Webmaster

So what is a “Webmaster” exactly? The term covers a number of different roles and skills. For most people, the terms are synonymous with web developer, but it’s also commonly used to describe website administrator, the person that manages the website and administers the web server. Most people do not make any distinction between the… READ MORE

You Can’t Rely On The Automated Backup Service Being Performed By Your Host

You Can’t Rely On The Automated Backup Service Being Performed By Your Host

You can’t rely on the automated backups being performed by your host. You need to be performing your own Website backups. Regardless of how reliable you believe your host is, things can and do go wrong. but my Web Designer Keeps backups… If you have an ongoing relationship with your web developer then maybe they… READ MORE

The Devious Trick A Hacker Used To Keep Hacking The Same Website

The Devious Trick A Hacker Used To Keep Hacking The Same Website

We have been approached by business owners with websites that keep getting hacked or infected despite performing a cleanup, security hardening and changing all passwords. One client even deleted every file and rebuilt their website from scratch. At first, we suspected that the problem might be with the host, but after investigation, we found a… READ MORE

Setting Up Secure And Private Access To Your Business Network For People In Remote Locations

Setting Up Secure And Private Access To Your Business Network For People In Remote Locations

Using A VPN in your Business The following is a bit technical but I will try to provide a basic understanding without getting too geeky. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and is basically a secure connection between two computers that are remote from each other. By secure, I mean that all the communication is… READ MORE

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