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Google Reviews Widget for WordPress

August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

I recently started a test drive of a neat WordPress widget plugin called the Google Reviews Widget by RichPlugins. I’m using the free version at the moment which you can download from WordPress.org here. The plugin boasts the following features: Display up to 5 Google business reviews per [Read more..]

Extraordinary support, extraordinary people

August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

I recently upgraded a forum to Xenforo 2. This was a major upgrade with a bit of a learning curve to convert everything from the previous version, Xenforo 1.5.21. I won’t pretend it wasn’t challenging but it was made a lot easier by the help and support from four individuals in [Read more..]

Website Push Notifications: How to Disable Them in Major Browsers

August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

With recent browser updates, it appears that the popups asking whether you want to allow Push Notifications from websites you visit have become more aggressive – or perhaps it’s just that more websites are using this feature. We have nothing enabled on this site to use these popups but [Read more..]

Google Public DNS turns 8.8.8.8 years old

August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Google Public DNS turns 8.8.8.8 years old by Alexander Dupuy, Software Engineer, Google Online Security Blog August 11, 2018 Once upon a time, we launched Google Public DNS, which you might know by its iconic IP address, 8.8.8.8. Sunday, August 12th, 2018, at 00:30 UTC marks eight years, eight [Read more..]

Firefox Users Alert: New TRR feature: why and how to disable it

August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mozilla’s new Firefox update puts user security at risk with TRR feature by AnkitGupta, TheWindowsClub.com August 7, 2018 Mozilla is all set to introduce two new features to its Firefox browser in its upcoming patch. Called as ‘DNS over HTTPs’ (DOH) and Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR), [Read more..]

WordPress 4.98, Gutenberg, and Avoiding the Test Run

August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

WordPress 4.9.8 Released by Jeff Chandler, WordPress Tavern August 3, 2018 WordPress 4.9.8 is available for download and is a maintenance release. Headlining this version is the “Try Gutenberg” callout. Note that not everyone will see the callout. Its visibility is determined based on certain [Read more..]

Google S-Day Arrives: Chrome warns about non-HTTPS sites

July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

True to their word, Google today released version 68 of their Chrome Browser and, as promised, they have changed the way they warn users about potential issues with web sites. In previous versions, Chrome (and Firefox and most other browsers) alerted users to sites that were not using SSL with a [Read more..]

Website Performance and Site Speed Tests Revisited

July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a previous post from April 2018, Testing WordPress Performance and Site Speed, I discussed an article describing five online tools for testing the page load speeds for your website. Google PageSpeed Insights Pingdom GTmetrix WebPagetest YSlow Browser Plugin Most of these simply test a webpage [Read more..]

Will Canada follow the GDPR lead in privacy legislation?

June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many business in Canada and the US have already updated their privacy policies to bring them into line with the General Data Protection Regulation legislation in the EU. While not everyone was happy about the new regulations, it may well be that Canadian websites who resisted will have to comply [Read more..]

Social Media Outperforms Google for Small Business

June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Google still dominates the search market but for small business social media, especially Facebook, may be the best marketing tool. How social networks usurp Google’s local search dominance by Wesley Young, Search Engine Land June 18, 2018 Google may dominate most results, but not local search: [Read more..]
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