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5 Best Free FTP Clients

5 Best Free FTP Clients

Transferring files to and from your Hosting Australia is best accomplished with an FTP client, though the term is somewhat dated because more secure alternatives such as SFTP and FTPS are available. If you're looking for free FTP software, this list of the best free...

.AU Allocation Has Ended – What Now!?

.AU Allocation Has Ended – What Now!?

Registrants of.au domain names that were registered before March 24, 2022 (e.g., ending in com.au, net.au, org.au) were eligible to participate in the Priority Allocation Process, which ran from March 24 to September 20, 2022. The following.au domain names were used:...

What Exactly is an HTTP Error? Most Common HTTP Error Codes

What Exactly is an HTTP Error? Most Common HTTP Error Codes

Have you ever encountered an HTTP error and wondered what it was? You're surfing the web when an error page appears instead of the page you're looking for. These errors are common on the Internet and occur when the server encounters a problem delivering what was...

Important Steps Before Updating the Core WordPress Version

Important Steps Before Updating the Core WordPress Version

Updating your website to the most recent versions of the WordPress core, plugins, and theme is very simple with WordPress. Just a few button clicks, right? Anyone who has used WordPress for some time is aware that pressing "update" without doing any serious planning...

In 2022, Are You Prepared For A Security Breach?

In 2022, Are You Prepared For A Security Breach?

In the world of security, the following advice appears to be gold: Keep templates and plugins up to date; use secure passwords and captchas; be cautious about who and what you grant access to, and use a security-conscious web host. While these are all excellent...

Top WordPress Plugins 2022

Top WordPress Plugins 2022

WordPress is the most widely used open-source software platform for creating and managing websites. Creating a website on WordPress can be a quick and simple process, especially with hundreds of themes and thousands of plugins to choose from. Plugins are necessary for...

HA’s Top WordPress Slider Plugins for 2022

HA’s Top WordPress Slider Plugins for 2022

WordPress sliders can improve the engagement, interactivity, and fun of your website. You can use the right tool to display images, videos, content, reviews, and much more inside an appealing slideshow. In this article, we'll go over the best WordPress slider plugins...

How to Test WordPress PHP Updates

How to Test WordPress PHP Updates

WordPress, as you may know, is written in the PHP programming language, which requires updates to the most recent version in order to remain secure and functional. However, before upgrading to the latest version, test PHP updates to ensure they work with the other...

What Do I Need on My New Website?

What Do I Need on My New Website?

Too often business owners make the mistake of thinking all they need is a website online to suddenly make money for them.  Or even more think that a website is just a waste of money because it doesn't make any. Just like a normal shop on the side of the road you need...

Secure Your .AU Domain Today!

Secure Your .AU Domain Today!

Secure your .AU Today! Since 2015, the Australian domain landscape has seen exciting changes. The introduction of.au domains was one of them. Furthermore, the.au Domain Administration (auDA), the governing body for.au domains, recently announced that.au direct domains...