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Is Your CMS Install Up To Date?

WordPress and Joomla are both very popular content management systems (CMS). They’re used by thousands of our clients and on millions of websites worldwide. Since they are both so popular they are also very popular targets for hackers. If you can find an exploit that’s likely to work against millions of sites then it’s a […]

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Travel Blogging, Domains and Bert

Next week we’ll be at the TBEX Europe event in Dublin. We’ve been blogging for years and personally I love travel, so I’m really interested in attending some of the sessions. For the TBEX event we’ve partnered with the guys from .me so we’ll be pushing .me domain names and we’ve also got Bert, in […]

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Please Upgrade your WordPress Installs

WordPress 3.6.1 is here

What has 13 bug fixes and 3 security patches? This Guy -> WordPress 3.6.1 It is just me or does it feel like I was only posting about WordPress 3.6 the other day? Still security fixes are no laughing matter and you need to keep your website and the software it’s running on up to […]

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Blacknight Urges ICANN to Reconsider “Closed Generic” TLDs

We’ve posted about “closed generics” a few times in the past. What are they? Basically they’re applications for new tlds that have two characteristics: the string (the bit on the right of the dot) is very generic the applicant has stated that they don’t plan on allowing the public to register domains using the extension […]

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Getting More Out of blogging with zemanta

Use Zemanta To Improve Your Blogging

Personally I love blogging. I write for the company blog on a regular basis, but I also write on several other blogs. However I’d be the first to admit that I am not afraid of taking advantage of whatever tools I can find to help speed up the process and improve it. Zemanta, in my […]

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We’re Moving .. .. The Blog

We’re going to be taking this blog offline for a time later this morning so that we can move it. We’ll be moving it to both a new physical location (ie. server) and to a new design and blog backend. As a result of this all comments are being disabled for the interim – you […]

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TimThumb security issue with WordPress

We’re seeing a fair bit of chatter this morning about a security exploit in TimThumb so if you run a WordPress blog and are using a third party theme that resizes images chances are good that it has TimThumb included in it. (TimThumb doesn’t come with WordPress by default) For more info about the exploit […]

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