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What Is Web Hosting? (And Why Do I Need It?)

Registering a domain name is the first box you need to tick if you want to set up a website for your business. However, by itself, a domain name does not enable you to build a website. To build a website, you also need web hosting. What is Web Hosting? A web host is how […]

5 ways to prepare your website for Christmas

Christmas is the busiest and most profitable time of the year for most shops, with millions of shoppers taking to the streets to stock up on food, drinks, and gifts for loved ones. Businesses can expect a huge increase in sales across nearly every industry as shoppers scramble to get presents for their family and […]

15 Checks to Make Before Launching your Website

Launching your own website can be one of the most exciting times in your career. You’ve worked hard for a long time to get to this point, and you’re looking forward to getting it off your plate. Doing final checks is probably the last thing on your mind, however if you want to give yourself […]

8 easy ways to reduce your website’s bounce rate

If you’ve ever struggled to grow your site’s engagement or visitor numbers then there’s a chance your website might have a high bounce rate.  Have you ever clicked through to a website, not liked what you’ve seen, and left quickly? Chances are you have. Whether the website seems dodgy, is ugly to look at, or […]

How to save money on Marketing

Small business owners face a number of worries when building your brand and establishing your company. One of the chief concerns business owners face throughout the world is budgeting. If you’re a less established, newer business, you may struggle to decide where your money should be best spent – should you invest heavily in product […]

How to set up Icecast on Centos 7

Icecast is a flexible multimedia streaming service, designed to stream audio files for the most common types of audio files. This guide will show you how to set up Icecast with Centos 7 64 bit. This guide will assume that you have Centos 7 64-bit installed, with a static IP address assigned and relevant networking […]

What to Look for When Choosing a UK Web Hosting Provider

Whether you are a small, localised business or a global enterprise, having a reliable and highly effective website is paramount. With more consumers choosing to do their shopping or find services on the Internet than ever before, businesses simply must have a good website. The definition of a ‘good’ website is a combination of a […]

MikroTik Vulnerability Advisory

After the recent reported rogue botnet that uses the vulnerability in the MikroTik’s RouterOS WinBox Service (patched in RouterOS v6.42.1 on the 23rd of April this year), MikroTik has released an email yesterday to it’s registered users to update with the new patch to prevent them from getting affected with the vulnerability. They said that […]

How To Setup Plex Media Server On CentOS 7

Plex is a popular media streaming server software, which allows you to organize and stream digital media like video and audio to your devices anywhere in the world provided you have an internet connection. Plex can be installed on many different devices including: Windows PC’s Mac PC’s Linux Servers Raspberry Pis NAS Devices In this […]

How To: MikroTik Router With NAT And VPN Access (CLI)

This technical guide will show you how to setup a Mictrotik router with 1:1 NAT translation and secure VPN access, over the command line. 1. Performing Initial Setup Inital setup must be done over the command line interface (CLI) Login on the system by the default admin and password. The first thing to do is […]