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How Not To Get Hacked: 4 Things Hackers Don’t Like

Don't Get Hacked

From email attacks phishing for personal information to e-commerce attacks that extract credit card numbers and even ransomware attacks that hold your computer “hostage” until you pay the hacker to release your data – a hack is a hack. A recent survey by Manta found that 87% of small business owners did not feel they were at risk of…

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Don’t Let Your Website Get Taken Hostage

Hostage Wire

“Hiring a web partner is an important decision.  When choosing the team that will handle your web presence,  you should ask yourself three things: Are they honest? Are they easily accessible? Do they really care about your business?” – Gail Randolph After 23 years of web presence, one of the most popular websites in the…

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Upgrade Your Browser Today

WordPress version 4.8 recently became available for download, and along with the newest release, came the announcement WordPress will no longer be supporting Internet Explorer (IE) versions 8, 9 & 10. While some capabilities will still be available to wp-admins working within these old browsers, new features and upgrades will no longer be available. That means…

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WordPress 4.8 Is Here

WordPress 4.8

WordPress 4.8 is now available for download or update. Code named Evans, in honor of William John “Bill” Evans, jazz pianist and composer, this version comes with 3 major features and several minor udpates. WHAT’S NEW? Link Updates: Editing links, or text around an existing link, just got a whole lot easier. WordPress 4.8 brings you link…

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Secure vs. Encrypted Email: What’s The Difference?

Encryption Lock

Keeping information private and secure on the world wide web has become an increasingly hot topic. With the CIA data breeches making global headline news, it goes to show you that no one is exempt from exposing their own personal information, their friend’s, family’s and even their client’s. The cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election have…

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KartHost WP Plugin Praise: TinyPNG

With nearly 50,000 WordPress plugins (and counting), finding the right ones for your website/blog can sometimes seem daunting. While we haven’t had tried out every single plugin there is here at KartHost™, we do have the experience and eye to know a good plugin when we see one. We highly recommend TinyPNG as your one stop…

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FAQ's From The Web-Savvy Builders

FAQ

When it comes to building and maintaining a web presence, we believe one of the most important aspects is making sure you have access to control your own website. Even if you have a managed website host or have entrusted a designer with your site, it is vital you have access (logins) to your domain…

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SEO Essentials: The Checklist (Part 2)

SEO Friendly

In our previous blog, SEO: The Basics we covered what SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is, why it is important and the first basic steps that go into the back-end planning stages of setting up your website so it can be easily found by users. Now, for part 2 of our blog series, let’s delve a…

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Getting Started: The First Steps in Building Your Web Presence

What does your business have that no other business has? The answer should be simple. It has you and your passion. Don’t downplay this. REGISTER YOUR DOMAIN NAME The very first – but extremely crucial – step in claiming your spot on the internet is registering your domain name. Good news! It takes less than…

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