January 13, 2017 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | WordPress

Is WordPress A Good Choice For Your eCommerce Store?

Is WordPress A Good Choice For Your eCommerce Store?

There’s no doubt that for a large eCommerce store with an expansive catalogue, a dedicated eCommerce solution is the best option. Tools like Magento are built from the ground up to support complex eCommerce workflows and large product catalogues, and they’re designed to facilitate the management of even the largest eCommerce stores. Read More →

January 9, 2017 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Security

Are Honeypots A Viable Means Of Stopping Comment Spam?

Are Honeypots A Viable Means Of Stopping Comment Spam?

Like death, taxes, and poor weather, spam is one of those things we wish we never had to deal with – but unfortunately, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. It’s become as much a part of the online experience as Facebook and cat videos. Of course, that doesn’t mean you have to tolerate it on your blog. Read More →

January 3, 2017 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Web Hosting

Should You Manage Your Own Email Server?

Should You Manage Your Own Email Server?

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk in the security world about whether people should host their own email server. Most people use third-party email services like Gmail, but there are obvious security implications to having all your email on some else’s servers. The alternative is to install the necessary software on a Linux server and manage the whole thing yourself. If you do, you’ll have total ownership of the data. Read More →

December 30, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Monthly Roundups

December 2016’s Best Design, CMS, and Security Content

December 2016’s Best Design, CMS, and Security Content

It’s that time of year! The time of year when all the “best of'” and “what to look forward to” lists come out. We’re no different. This month’s roundup has a number of posts that look back at 2016 as well as a few that look ahead to 2017. On the fun side, there was also a timely critique of the Evil Empire’s network segmentation and the inspired creation of an Atari emulator in Minecraft in December. Without further ado, we’ll let you get reading. Head to the rest of the roundup below for the month’s best content. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ for the same great content in 2017 and have a Happy New Year! Read More →