Author Archive | James Larkin

SME Awards Selfies

The SME Awards are GO!

You may have heard we’re the headline sponsor for this years SME Awards which is taking place tomorrow in Cork. We’re excited and we’ve been working hard on getting everything ready along with the SME Awards team. We’ll have a stand outside the room if anyone would like to come by for a chat. There […]

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Blacknight Sponsors Digital Rights Ireland Conference 2015

Blacknight to Sponsor Digital Rights Europe 2015 Conference

Blacknight to Sponsor Digital Rights Europe 2015 Conference The Irish registrar and hosting company are also offering 50% off ticket prices March 31, 2015 – Carlow, Ireland – Blacknight, Ireland’s leading domain registrar and hosting company have been announced as the platinum sponsor for the 2015 Digital Rights Europe conference. Digital Rights Europe is a […]

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Dropped Dot Ie ScreenShot

Look at what just dropped #1

You know we run dropped.ie right? Ireland’s dropped domain tool? So there are some interesting .ie drops today … hunksforhire.ie dropped what was wrong with it? was it the wrong business model? Do people just not like hunks anymore? Also dropped was the very interesting domain ideas.ie, other notables were starwars.ie though in fairness, you […]

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World Aids Day 2014

Today in case you didn’t know it is World Aids Day.  We’re obviously not going to talk about AIDs or HIV as there are people far more skilled in doing so. What we will talk about is .hiv the domain extension. See the below video to learn more about the .hiv extension. Did you know […]

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Web Summit Special Offer from Blacknight

The Web Summit Special Offer

That’s right it’s the Web Summit in Dublin this week and we’re in attendance. Can’t make it or find yourself with a few minutes to spare why not take advantage of our great offer of 20% off on a 1 year subscription on shared hosting with our special coupon code WebSummit14 Head on over to […]

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Not Quite Halloween

Things that go bump this weekend

No it’s not quite halloween just yet but that won’t stop us using a spooky ( ok maybe it’s just cute) graphic on a blog post. The hour hands on the clock of course go bump this weekend and in other news our offices will be open on Monday, but we’re giving our staff a […]

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The Blacknight Ice Bucket Challenge

Do you accept the Blacknight Ice Bucket Challenge?

  We’re nominating you to get great hosting with Blacknight and we’ll donate 10% of the sale of any shared hosting plan to charity. Just use coupon code “icebucket” at check out. A number of staff have already done the Ice Bucket Challenge here and who knows who’ll get nominated next … Some have opted […]

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Suspicious Files in WordPress

Hardening your WordPress Security

  WordPress Security is a big thing for us as we host a LOT of WordPress sites. Not having an up to date install can mean things can get exploited and hacked. This could result in spam emails being sent. Spam content put into your site and you may even see your site suffer in […]

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