Is your strong password safe?

Is your strong password safe?

If your online password is a random selection of at least ten upper and lower case letters, characters and numbers you probably think it’s completely safe. I did too, until last week. The theft of Linked In’s user data earlier in June included encrypted passwords. I changed my password and wasn’t worried until I read […]

Automatically generated site maps

Automatically generated site maps

There are two types of site map. The first is contained in an HTML page and is generally aimed at helping human visitors find pages in an index like style, although the text links also help search engines find pages. The technique of putting a text link at the bottom of each web page to […]

Different Types of Web Hosting
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Different Types of Web Hosting

There are a number of different types of hosting account, the appropriate account will depend on the size and possibly the popularity of your website. Hosting is limited by the amount of disk space required (this includes the web pages, images, videos, databases and other files) and the size multiplied by number of visitors to […]

Keyword analysis for your web pages

Keyword analysis for your web pages

Search engine optimisation is, in part, tuning the words on your web pages to the words being used by people looking for the information you want to give them. Your website could be selling a product or service, or promoting you, your band, club, organisation or charity. In order to tune your web pages, and […]

Using wire frame software to design websites

Using wire frame software to design websites

One of the techniques I’ve used for designing websites and presenting different designs to clients is wire frame software such as Balsamiq Mockups. This technique has two advantages. Firstly it’s quick to move items around until both the designer and the client are happy. Generally I would produce two or three designs at the initial […]