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Be Found on Google

Here is good news for business owners: you can improve the Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) of your business to rank higher on Google and other search engines. Be Patient Good SEO consists of small changes in various aspects of your website over time. There is no...

Improve Your Website

Here are some general tips that will help you improve your website. Recently I was involved in listing hundreds of guest houses on an online portal. As part of this process, I visited each and every guest house website that was listed, as well as many more that we did...

WordPress Training Course – Divi Theme, July 2017

WordPress Training Course – Divi Theme, July 2017

Mthimkhulu Village Centre in Kleinmond were gracious enough to allow us to use their facilities for the latest WordPress Training Course using Divi Theme. This course is for people who have no, or limited knowledge, of Wordpress. It's a Wordpress crash course to build...

Change to Outgoing Email Policy

Hetzner Africa informed their clients of the following changes to their Outgoing email policy from 5 July 2016. Below is the full text of their email: This email serves as a reminder that we will be changing our outgoing email policy as communicated on 8 June 2016. In...

The Importance of Website Backups

I was reminded again of the importance of file and data (Mysql) backups for websites after a recent, out of the ordinary situation occurred. On the same day several Wordpress websites were hacked and the ISP had no choice but to take down the websites. Normally this...

One Million and counting .co.za domains

The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has recently reached a milestone. There are now 1 Million + .co.za domain name registrations! The exact number (and counting) is that there are 1,040,547 .co.za domains in action. Their website is...

Woocommerce Tips

Woocommerce is a great product, and ecommerce solution of choice for me. But you need to know that not everything on Woocommerce is free. Some of the most handy features are paid extensions.

Payment Gateway Comparison – South Africa

Deciding on the right payment gateway can be confusing, it's almost like comparing the prices of various medical aids.  I have drawn up a simple comparison matrix.  Please note that it's not comprehensive but serves as a guide that you can use.   iVeri Monsterpay...

New African Geographic Domain Names

The ZACR (ZA Central Registry) has launched several African Geographic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). These are domain name extensions like .capetown, .durban, .joburg and .africa (coming late 2014). You if have a business now is the time to get your new domain name.

Ecommerce – Where to Start

Sell to clients via your website, whether they are browsing with a computer or cellphone, or sell via Facebook! Ecommerce has never been easier, because an e-commerce website no longer needs to be programmed from scratch. This is because there are many free and paid...