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What are dark patterns in web design?

Why are dark patterns used? A dark pattern design is a type of user interface created with the sole intention of tricking website visitors. If you remember pop-ups in the early days…

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How did JavaScript become the web’s most popular programming language?

JavaScript will turn 25 in May 2020 and is one of the most popular and enduring languages today. It was written in just 10 days in 1995 by Brendan Eich of Netscape Communications. Used…

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What is Two-Factor Authentication and How Does it Protect My Information?

What does two-factor authentication do? Even if you’re not really sure what two-factor authentication is, you’ve probably used it before. It’s becoming a popular…

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My website got hacked. Now what?

How to know if your website has been hacked If your website is hacked, you might have received a notification that your site has been hacked or is compromised. If you received…

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What is HTTP/2?

What’s the difference between HTTP/2 and HTTP/1.1? HTTP/2 is the newer protocol for transporting data. HTTP/2’s predecessor is HTTP/1.1. The main difference between HTTP/2…

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What is structured data and what do I need to know about it?

A bit about structured data Structured data refers to data that has been organised, or ‘structured’. The purpose of structured data is to make it easier for search engines…

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How can I make Google AdWords work for my business?

What is Google AdWords? Google AdWords is an advertising platform that works on a pay-per-click basis. In order to purchase an ad for your business, you place a bid to have your…

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Data Privacy: Managing Your Customers’ Data Online, Understanding Your Obligations, Laws and Regulations

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how does it apply to my business? Have you ever visited a website recently and seen a pop-up asking you to allow cookies?…

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How to Claim and Optimise your Google My Business Listing to Improve SEO

When you think about your online presence, you probably think about your social media pages and your website. But one often overlooked, incredibly useful, and free tool you should be…