Mathew Porter Web Design & Development Blog

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Hosting, VPS

Shared Hosting or Virtual Private Server (VPS)? Which is right for you?

It may be a daunting task to figure out which type of hosting would be right for you. Should you go with Shared hosting or would VPS be a better choice? In this article we’re going to take a closer look at the differences between the two so you can choose your hosting solution wisely. Why Choose Shared Hosting? Shared […]

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Data, Security

Importance of Data Resilience

Data loss is inevitable; it happens that’s just the way it is. But there are ways to limit the exposure a company has to data loss and the likely hood of being a data loss statistic. Here is a run-down of some of the ways others have experienced data loss. Intentional Deletion of Data Perhaps surprisingly, intentional action data loss […]

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htaccess, WordPress

Secure WordPress Admin via .htaccess

Securing the WordPress admin section has always been an issue with the platform as there is currently not a facility to specify a custom URL for admin panel access, something that many other platforms have implemented such as Magento. This can leave your blog at risk, especially if default login usernames are used for your site. There are some great […]

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CSS3, Web Development

CSS3 Border Radius

In the specification for CSS3, border-radius was added, a great new feature that allows rounded corners to be set for elements in our document. This visual effect has been used for many years by web designers, but had to be achieved by using images, background images and a variety of complicated, unnecessary elements in our markup to achieve the same […]

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Indexed SERP pages
Search Engines, SEO

Create a List of a Domains Indexed Pages in Google

When putting a new web site or redesign project live that previously had a site, it is very important to redirect the indexed pages in Google to the new URL’s. This process is usually done by adding 301 (permanent redirects) to a .htaccess file within the root directory of your web server that contains your web site files. The reason […]

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