Why have a Website?

There is no question social media and blogging are, in these internet orientated days, the most popular avenues of communication. It has to be said, probably to the detriment of face to face interaction. As a result many do not bother with, or question the need for, a website. They do not consider there is … More Why have a Website?

Reactivation

After a longer than expected period of inactivity, it is intended, hoped, to recompense regular updates in the coming week (commencing 9 October 2017). Author related: book writing; publishing; technical; etc. articles and posts on Tuesdays. Reader orientated: articles; reviews; interviews; etc. on Fridays. Apologies are extended to regular readers of, and visitors to, the … More Reactivation

Domain Names

This article is not intended to decry the knowledge or abilities of readers. As with other semi-‘technical’ information published in this website , the intention is to inform readers of some matters that lie behind what is often taken for granted or even not considered. Nevertheless, it seems wise to have some knowledge of how … More Domain Names

Landing Pages

‘A web page which serves as the entry point for a website or a particular section of a website.’ (Unknown) The above does not really convey what is understood, by modern day users, to be a ‘landing page’. Users now think of them as being part of a marketing or advertising campaign or promotion. In … More Landing Pages

Protocols

Depending upon a person’s background the word ‘protocol’ will conjure up different considerations. Historically it refers to, and still does in the right context, social and diplomatic behaviour: ‘The official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions.’ (English Oxford Dictionaries) ‘The accepted or established code of procedure or behaviour in … More Protocols

IP Addresses

  Note: This topic is very much a technical matter. However, this discussion is only intended to be an overview that also highlights some dangers.   What is an IP Address? IP Address = Internet Protocol Address. (URL (Uniform Resource Locator) contains some information regarding ‘Protocols’.) An IP Address is a unique number that defines … More IP Addresses

SEO – Keywords

Definitions ‘A significant word mentioned in an index.’ (Little Oxford English Dictionary) ‘A word used in a computer system to indicate a document’s content.’ (Little Oxford English Dictionary) ‘A term used as a keyword to retrieve documents in an information system such as a catalogue or search engine’. (Unknown) ‘An index term, subject term, subject … More SEO – Keywords