robots.txt Pen Test extension

Given that I’m seeing an increase in unauthorised, and essentially illegal, Pen Tests against business production instances, which only serve to: Test the firewalls around your production instance (rather than testing the application code directly), Put at serious risk the availability of the web service under ‘test’ by consuming resources that should be only used Read more about robots.txt Pen Test extension[…]

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Common Security Mistakes That Business Website Owners Make & How to Avoid Them

Cybercriminals and Internet fraudsters are singling out e-commerce sites and blogs of small businesses for their unscrupulous attacks. Nevertheless, as a business website owner, you can enact some simple precautions to thwart the evil designs of these unwanted intruders. The “Fort Disco” Botnet’s Brute-Force Tactic Both small business networks, as well as, their websites are Read more about Common Security Mistakes That Business Website Owners Make & How to Avoid Them[…]

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The Importance of Website Loading Speed & Top 3 Factors That Limit Website Speed

The speed of your business website matters. Quick-loading websites perform better on every front: higher search ranking, superior user experience, and better user engagement. Most importantly, fast-loading websites deliver higher conversions and higher revenue. Slow Websites Hinder Mobile Traffic If you’re targeting mobile traffic and income (who isn’t), your website speed becomes even more critical. Read more about The Importance of Website Loading Speed & Top 3 Factors That Limit Website Speed[…]

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A Clients Hosting Providers Upgrade Nightmare (or not how to do it)…

Thought I’d share this tail of woe one of our clients just experienced… We have just done a complete redesign of their website and fixed several technical problems in the site, as well as making it fully responsive. We DO NOT host them (although we will be soon, with a few others in tow), we Read more about A Clients Hosting Providers Upgrade Nightmare (or not how to do it)…[…]

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SEO don’ts, part 2

Some more simple to follow hints on how to get the basics of your website SEO correct… This is a follow on from our previous post on common SEO don’ts.  Learn and enjoy! #1 Too much graphics, not enough text Search engines are stupid, really really stupid. They can only ‘read’ the mark-up of the website, Read more about SEO don’ts, part 2[…]

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