This mornings scam offering in my inbox was a new one to me. A notifcation of “Domain name search engine registration” expiration. As you might imagine I have quite a few domain names under my control, so to find this email got me a bit confused. Basically it starts out making out the domain name … Read moreDomain Service Notice – SCAM
When I was growing up my parents splashed out and we had our own computer (just like the ones we had at school the BBC “model B” that loaded games via a tape recorder, and you could programme with simple little codes to do draw on the screen. I loved playing with it, and tried … Read morePippas Web story – it was just the beginning
Whether you are planning on creating your own website or hiring someone else to design your site at some point you’re going to have to start adding some content to your website, but where to start? I find it very difficult to write about someone else’s business without quizzing them thoroughly, at the end of … Read moreFrom Blank Page to Content – Where to Start?
What does a basic website involve? So you’ve decided you want a website, a “basic Website” but what does that mean? To me a basic web design includes the following Home page – This sets the scene for the whole website, it should explain what the site is about, briefly the services you provide. The … Read moreI Just Want A Basic Website
What is a hosting company? Put simply in order for your website to be seen on the Internet the files need to be stored somewhere. It is possible for you to host a simple website on your own computer, but this would mean the computer would need to be on 24/7, have security installed and I’m guessing … Read moreThings to Consider When Choosing a Hosting Package
So you’ve picked your company name, decided on your domain name, and gone to buy your domain name, through a company like 123-reg or godaddy. Then you realise you’ve got lots of options to choose from. All domain names end with a (dot)and a series of letter i.e. .com, .co.uk or .biz. Domain name endings. … Read moreHow to End Your Domain Name And does It Matter?
You’ve made that decision that your company wants a web site. So your next task is what to call it. It needs a domain name or url. 1) Use your company name. The simplest idea is to buy a domain name using your company name. This is great if you’re an existing established company. After … Read more3 ways to pick your domain name.
When designing your website (whether you are doing it yourself or getting someone else to do it for you), it is important to consider who your site is for and what is it’s purpose. I’m guessing the answer will be your site is to attract customers, but who are your customers, and what do they … Read moreWho is your site for?
Today I got an email in my junk folder (I always keep an eye as occasionally some good emails do find their way into no-where land) the subject was “Automated Tax Refund”. The email was set up to look like it had come from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) including official headers, logos and the … Read moreThe Tax Refund that could COST a lot!
Cascading Style Sheets or (CSS) works alongside Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). HTML is the code that tells a browser how to display a web page. Previously in HTML you had to code every row to describe the fonts, backgrounds, positioning etc. CSS allows you to to state how the layout of the site will look, … Read moreCSS what is it and do I need it?