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October, 2012

  • 11 October

    mod_pagespeed Graduates from Beta Version

    Google first introduced mod_pagespeed back in 2010 – and since then they’ve been hard at work to improve the functionality, quality and performance of this open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and their resources. Now, after almost two years and eighteen releases, they are announcing that they are taking off the Beta label. To learn more about mod_pagespeed and how ...

  • 8 October

    Yola Changes Terms for Free Google Adwords Credits

    As of October 1st, the Yola Bronze, Silver packages no longer include their respective $50 and $75 worth of free Google AdWords credit. Instead, users that spend $25 in Google AdWords credits will get an additional $100 worth of credits for free. Furthermore keep in mind that since Yola Gold includes all the features of Yola Silver – this means ...

  • 4 October

    DataChambers Announces New Datacenter

    DataChambers, a North Carolina-based technology firm, announced earlier this week that they are expanding with the purchase of a 50,000-square-foot facility on Garner Station Boulevard in Raleigh, N.C. The building and eight-acre property, formerly home of Qwest Communications, will house a new high-availability data center. A variety of outsourced information technology services will be offered at the site – from hosted ...

  • 3 October

    Examine the Quality of Your Backlinks with LinkDiagnosis.com

    Simply obtaining backlinks isn’t the only thing to worry about when improving the SEO status of your website. Quality is just as important as quantity, which is why it’s important to look at the status of your backlinks. With LinkDiagnosis, you can look at the Google PageRank along with various other ranks of your site’s backlinks. Granted – they are ...

  • 3 October

    Nominet Proposes Shorter .UK Domain Names

    Nominet, the non-profit body for overseeing all net addresses ending in .uk (ie .co.uk, .org.uk), have proposed a plan to offer UK-based companies a shorter, simpler, yourwebsite.uk domain name. This would run right along side the .co.uk service – and would require a company to prove they have an existing presence in the UK, and pay a higher fee. The slightly ...

September, 2012

  • 30 September

    HostGator Network Updates Now On Twitter

    A Tweet a few hours ago let me know about @HGstatus - a new Twitter profile created specifically to keep HostGator's customers up to date on the latest network status information - whether it be scheduled maintenance or

  • 29 September

    Sanebox Restructures Pricing

    SaneBox is probably the only company out there right now that can benefit from making their prices higher, and lower – at the same time. Confused? I was too at first – but hopefully this will break it down. See when SaneBox first launched it didn’t have all of the fancy features it does now – such as SaneNews, SaneTop, ...

  • 29 September

    Intuit Websites, Now Powered by Homestead

    Inuit Websites and Homestead Technologies have always shared an integrated backend. Intuit Websites, which includes Homestead Technologies, was recently acquired by Endurance International Group, and we will be working to capitalize on the strength of both brands to increase sales and improve conversions over the next few months. So, instead of referring to their services as “Intuit Websites,” their banners and ...

  • 26 September

    Resource Directory Launched

    For a while now I have wanted to put together a directory listing all of the resources that I myself use, or have used in the past. These range from free domain name providers & remotely hosted addons, to editing software and PHP books. The directory is still in the works, and over time there will be many more links added. ...

  • 21 September

    New Styles Available for Yola Users

    Yola is pleased to announce the release of 19 brand new styles: 11 premium styles and 8 free styles, all to help you create even more striking websites! The new styles are more flexible and allow for much more customization than those in the past. The new collection includes more navigation styles, including the much requested vertical navigation option, and ...

  • 10 September

    GoDaddy Outage Causes Downtime for Many Sites

    This one is a bit surprising as I had always expected GoDaddy’s infrastructure to be rather secure and stable for the amount of websites they host. However, according to a few of my own clients, an update on GoDaddy’s twitter, and a post on TechCrunch – GoDaddy is down. This goes for both their hosted clients, as-well as the main ...

August, 2012

  • 23 August

    Twitter Removed as a Friend Source on Tumblr

    Tumblr was forced to remove Twitter as a source of finding friends for its users on Wednesday. The news came after the microblogging service debuted stricter API rules that negatively impact third-party app developers. Both Tumblr and Twitter later confirmed the removal. Now, Tumblr users are left with Facebook and Gmail to find friends when signing up for the service. The ...

  • 23 August

    Change The Top Google Search Result For Your Name

    Norton has introduced a new tool called Norton Top Search that lets you control the top search result for your name, for free. To change your top search result, all you need to do is pick a URL that you would like to pop up first when people search your name. The form to do so, found here looks like this: Then the ...

April, 2012

  • 4 April

    Rapid Purple Joins Blog Nation

    My blog has recently been added to Business Blogs, which is part of one of the largest networks of blog directories on the Web. Please visit our blog’s personal page to vote for us and comment to other blog users. Blog Nation is a comprehensive network of blog directories that seeks to give recognition and viewership to the millions of ...

March, 2012

  • 2 March

    PHP 5.4 Released

    The PHP development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.0. Sadly however – most servers and hosting companies out there are still running PHP 5.2.x – so while the release of PHP 5.4.0 comes as great news, many of you probably won’t experience it for another year or so. Before we get into that though, let’s take ...

January, 2012

  • 27 January

    DomainTools Estimates 100 Million .Com Domains Active

    According to DomainTools.com, a provider of domain name research and whois information, the number of .com domains under management by Verising has surpassed 100 million domains: 100 million actively registered domains is an

  • 23 January

    Create Strong Passwords!

    Following a recent issue I had with my Xbox account – I decided to write up a quick article touching upon creating secure and strong passwords for yourself. Let’s face it – most of you create passwords that are easy and simple to remember – which means that the password is just that much easier for someone, somewhere, to crack. ...

October, 2011

  • 28 October

    Conditional Comments Are Gone In IE10

    You might have heard mention of this going around the Internet for a few months now – as this was technically announced back in July on the IE Blog – however I just wanted to clear a few things up here. For starters make sure you understand what conditional comments are – and how that really affects you. One of ...

  • 7 October

    Nike Shoegler’s

    Custom designed Nike sneakers have been around for ages, in-fact these aren’t the first Google themed Nike sneakers to come out. Daniel Reese has 2 designs for Google, and Google Chrome available for sale on his website, BrassMonki. These are however the first design officially made by a Googler -the sneakers were designed by Evan Steinberg, Google Community Manager for ...

  • 6 October

    RIP Steve Jobs

    Everyone already knows – news about his death spread around the world quicker than a wildfire. It was a feeling that many of us will never forget. For me – it happened on the train ride home from the office, as I updated my Blackberry News Feeds and saw it. Gizmodo’s post – Steve Jobs is Dead. I froze – ...

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