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What is the .well-known folder on my webspace?

What is the .well-known folder on my webspace?

It’s the stuff of nightmares, a random folder has appeared on your web space and you don’t remember putting it there. Panic sets in! You begin to wonder if you’ve been hacked so you send a support ticket to your web host frantic to find out what’s been going on with your hosting account. Thankfully your web host is on the ball (*cough* D9 Hosting *cough*) and knows exactly where this rogue “.well-known”┬ádirectory has come from. The “.well-known”┬ádirectory will appear…

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Does It Really Matter If I Have Malware On My Site!?

Does It Really Matter If I Have Malware On My Site!?

Does it? (Hint, the answer is yes!!) Consumers want to be sure their online experiences are safe, making it critical to protect your website from malware. Malware on your website can cause serious issues for you as a website owner, and any visitors to your website. Running malware on your website can, and often will, lead to any (or all!) of the following issues: Spam emails being sent from your account resulting in mail delivery issues for all users on…

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How to Eliminate Spam

How to Eliminate Spam

Spam emails containing malicious attachments and links are becoming harder and harder to spot. Opening just one of these attachments or links can infect your system with malware and viruses. Can you imagine how many hours you waste each year just deleting spam emails from your inbox? Find out about the D9 Spam Filtering system, where lost time in dealing with spam is reduced to an absolute minimum, allowing you to fully concentrate on your other online task. Additonally, our…

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Did You Know That Your Computer’s Hard Drive IS Going To Die?

Did You Know That Your Computer’s Hard Drive IS Going To Die?

It may die today, tomorrow, next month, next year or maybe in 5 to 10 year’s time, if you’re really lucky. The point is that it is guaranteed to die at some point in the future – nobody has yet been able to design a hard drive that lives forever! ALL HARD DRIVES HAVE A 100% FAILURE RATE So, it isn’t a case of when your hard drive in your PC or Laptop dies, it’s a case of when. That’s…

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9 Steps To Make Your WordPress Website Load Faster

9 Steps To Make Your WordPress Website Load Faster

WordPress has been a Godsend for people who are looking to set up a website without having any previous experience in the field. Unfortunately, this does tend to lead to people unknowingly creating bloated, resource heavy websites which lead to web server issues and also sluggish website performance. This page gives you a list of easy to follow tips that you can implement on your WordPress website to improve performance. Please do read through this guide in full and implement…

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9 Steps To Securing Your WordPress Website

9 Steps To Securing Your WordPress Website

As of February 2017, over 24% of the worlds websites are being powered by WordPress. Unfortunately, with so many websites using WordPress, it has become a prime target for hackers and, as such, it’s vital to take the following additional security steps to secure your WordPress website. We’ve been hosting tens of thousands of WordPress websites since 2007 and whilst there is no way to make your website 100% hack proof, by following the steps below you should be well…

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Installing WordPress From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

Installing WordPress From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to install WordPress quickly and easily in just a few steps from your cPanel using Softaculous. First of all, you should login to your cPanel and locate the Softaculous Apps Installer under the Software section, click on this….. Hover your mouse over the WordPress icon in Softaculous and click Install Now lets deal with the first three boxes as shown in the image below 1. Choose Protocol You should really ensure that https:// is…

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Is Google Penalizing Your Website?

Is Google Penalizing Your Website?

Is Your Site Currently Loading via HTTP or HTTPS? If your website is currently loading insecurely via HTTP then get ready for a decrease in traffic starting in 2017. It sounds a bit dramatic, but this is what will happen to your websites if they aren’t loading securely via HTTPS. This is because Google have announced that they will be labelling all websites as “Not Secure” if they don’t load securely via HTTPS. Initially, they will roll out this warning…

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