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How to perform DNS lookup and troubleshoot DNS

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The Domain Name System (DNS), is a key component of the Internet that maps a domain name to an IP address. There are mainly 2 ways to lookup the DNS records of a domain name, via the Command Line or use an online GUI lookup tool....



New SSL certificate validity will be limited to one year starting September 1

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Apple announced their unilateral decision at a CA/Browser Forum meeting on Feb 19, 2019 that Apple’s Safari browser will no longer trust SSL/TLS leaf certificates with a validity of more than 398 days, which strong-armed Certificate Authority industry into bitterly acc...



How to choose the right domain name for your website?

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Your website helps establish your business’s brand and credibility. The domain name is often the first thing your customers see, and a good domain name can help you with SEO ranking. Choosing a domain name can be one of the most challenging steps in establishing your on...



How to flush DNS cache?

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DNS stands for Domain Name System. DNS servers convert a domain name (such as example.com) into an IP address (such as 128.10.132.102). If you have an IP address that constantly changes like most people, then the mapping changes from time to time. When you visit a...



6 tips to help prevent fraud on your e-commerce website

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Fraud happens when the credit cardholder has not authorised the transaction. As a merchant, this can get fairly costly for your business with high chargeback fees and loss of sales revenue. There’s always a risk you’ll be vulnerable to fraudulent transactions. But there are red flags to look out for and measures you can take to ensure it is kept to a minimum...



4 simple ways to increase your website traffic

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There are many creative ways to increase traffic to your website. As long as your creating good, original content, you should see a natural increase in traffic. If you want to help it along, here are 4 quick, DIY ways to improve your website and increase your traffic. ...



5 ways to make your Windows computer run faster

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Is your computer slowing down, whizzing and whirring as tries to keep up with you? This is a great question because it’s something we’ve all encountered. We buy a new computer and it’s lightning-fast. Then, after a few years, we notice that our formerly speedy ma...



What are phishing scams and how to avoid them?

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Phishing scams are typically fraudulent email messages appearing to come from reputable entities like banks, online resources and credit card companies to direct you to a spoofed website or otherwise get you to divulge private information(e.g., passwords, credit card, or othe...



Dyn standard DNS service alternative - how to migrate

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   4 COMMENTS

Oracle Dyn announced the end-of-life of the Standard DNS service on 25 Jun 2019. On May 31, 2020, the “EOL Date”, the Standard DNS will be retired and will no longer be available:




Tips to speed up your website

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Improving site speed not only improves visitor satisfaction but it also has a direct influence on your search rankings. According to Akamai: 47% of people expect a web page to load in two seconds or less. 40% will abandon a web page if it takes more than three seconds to load. 52% of online shoppers say quick page loads are important for their loyalty to a site....



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