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NOTICE: Internet Explorer 6 – It’s Not Gone Yet!

Internet Explorer 6 is every web developer’s worst nightmare, making all of us eager to drop support for it now that worldwide browser usage statistics have fallen below 1%. Is it a good idea for your website not to be IE6 compatible? Before you drop IE6 compatibility, read this.

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Does Your Website Need An SSL Certificate?

As a website owner, it is your responsibility to protect your visitors and their information. Find out if you need an SSL certificate to protect data and where you can obtain one.

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How Did My Website Get Hacked?

If your website is hacked, one of the first things you might like to find out is how the hackers did it. In this article, we give five common ways hackers may have gotten into your website and a few ways to prevent it from happening again.

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Google’s Webmaster Tools Blunder Highlights the Importance of Cross-Browser Compatibility

Google’s most recent update with its Webmaster Tools product was not fully tested for cross-browser compatibility before it was rolled out. The result? The product was virtually unusable for a full week for visitors trying to access it using Firefox 3.6. Do you test your website for cross-browser compatibility before you introduce it to the web?

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Create a Custom WordPress Database Error Page

If your website gets more traffic than it can handle or if your web host is having problems, visitors to your WordPress site may see a blank white screen with an error. Here is how to create a custom database error page.

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Why We Removed CommentLuv From Our Blog

The CommentLuv WordPress plugin was great for increasing the traffic and the number of comments on our posts. But after two and a half years of use, we decided to uninstall it, mostly for SEO reasons. Here are the top 4 reasons for removing CommentLuv. Perhaps you should consider removing CommentLuv too!

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Does Your Blog Need A Makeover?

Everyone seems to be giving their blogs a makeover. What are their reasons? And does your blog need a makeover too?

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How Slow (or Fast) Is Your Website on Dial Up?

The other day, Gary Conn discovered that a lot of his visitors used a dial up internet connection to access his website. He also admitted that he had recently tested his site on dial up and was horrified at how slow it was… How well does your website measure up on a dial up connection?

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