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Signs Its Time to Upgrade Your Hosting Plan

Signs Its Time to Upgrade Your Hosting Plan

Do you have a website and are getting the impression that it’s time to upgrade your hosting plan? Maybe you already know that you need to and you’re just waiting for the right moment to make the change. Maybe you’re not so sure about it. Whatever the reason for...

7 of the Best Easter Eggs on the Internet

7 of the Best Easter Eggs on the Internet

Easter is fast approaching and with it, the chance to find hidden easter eggs on the internet, or as we like to call it, the rabbit hole. If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait until the week of Easter to start looking for the best-hidden easter eggs on the...

Benefits of Microsoft & Office 365

Benefits of Microsoft & Office 365

For a business to thrive, efficiency is critical. Any organisation may become more effective by being able to develop, collaborate, and communicate in a seamless manner. Having access to productivity tools that allow workers to accomplish their jobs more simply - and...

DNS TXT Record and how does it work?

DNS TXT Record and how does it work?

You might have come across the term “DNS TXT Record” as you browsed the web. If you haven’t heard about it before, you’ve probably come across a website that is using Text-Based DNS to work with their site. If you want to use this technique to work with your website,...

DNS CNAME Record – What is it and how does it work?

DNS CNAME Record – What is it and how does it work?

A CNAME record is a DNS record that allows you to associate one name with another name. When you create a CNAME record, you can point your domain to another record — or alias — that has the same name as itself. The purpose of the CNAME record is to provide a way for...

DNS A Record – What is it and how does it work?

DNS A Record – What is it and how does it work?

A domain name system (DNS) is a set of guidelines for mapping Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to domain names. A DNS A record is the resource record that maps an IPv4 address to a host name. The DNS server stores this information and can answer queries from other...

What is a DNS MX record, Why is it Important?

What is a DNS MX record, Why is it Important?

With the rise of email, we’ve all become accustomed to using a webpage to check our email. After all, you can't exactly turn your phone upside down and shake it to see if you've received an email. This is where MX records come in. MX stands for mail exchange and an MX...

What is an IP Address and How does it work?

What is an IP Address and How does it work?

Have you ever wondered what an IP address is? An IP address is like your internet phone number. This number lets your computer talk to other computers over the internet. IP addresses usually look something like this: 192.168.1.1 If you want to visit a website, type in...

Why Is My IP Blacklisted, How Do I Fix it?

Why Is My IP Blacklisted, How Do I Fix it?

Although you were unable to access your domain's website or emails, other website users were able to do so. This could indicate that the network's IP address has been blocked by the server firewall. The website, cPanel, FTP, and email will all be unavailable if the IP...

Kate’s Story

Kate’s Story

Kate is a small business owner, with some web hosting support woes – namely an overseas support center!