Webmaster posted on Thu 8th of Jun, 2017
The fact that WordPress is so widely used, makes it a target for hackers.Having your site hacked isn't just annoying and frustrating. If your site is compromised, there is a very high chance that it will be used for malicious activity. This can have devastating consequences - such as dramatically tarnishing your website's reputation. In this post, we're going to take a brief look at some of the threats to your site as well as best practices for maintaining the security of your site.
Webmaster posted on Wed 24th of May, 2017
There are loads of great widgets and third-party plugins available online that you can incorporate into your website; just by adding a little bit of custom code or creating a snippet. It's actually surprisingly easy to add some custom code, even if you have no prior coding knowledge or experience.
Webmaster posted on Mon 3rd of Apr, 2017
Unfortunately you are unlikely to ever be completely free from spam, however there are some things that you can do to avoid spammers and reduce the amount of spam you receive. Here are our top 15 tips for avoiding spammers & scammers
Webmaster posted on Wed 8th of Mar, 2017
Want to build a responsive website, but don't know where to start? Our programmers here at Freeola have been hard at work, making the InstantPro Website Builder mobile responsive. Meaning that you can create a professional looking site that works seamlessly on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices alike.
Webmaster posted on Tue 21st of Feb, 2017
If you recently purchased a domain, you may have noticed a significant increase in the amount of spam you receive (you may have even received some phone calls). You are probably wondering where on earth these spammers got your details from. Unfortunately this seems to have become really quite common. In this post we are going to take a look at why this is happening, as well as what you can do about it.
Webmaster posted on Mon 30th of Jan, 2017
Not everyone can afford to hire a professional photographer to take the pictures for their online store. In this post, we will go through a few basic tips and recommendations for shooting your products yourself.
Webmaster posted on Mon 9th of Jan, 2017
We take a look at how important it is to pick a colour palette, and the tools that can help.
Webmaster posted on Fri 23rd of Dec, 2016
Your website only has a few seconds to make a good impression. With images tending to be the first thing that a visitor looks at, they can be a key factor in whether visitors stay on your site or leave.
Webmaster posted on Thu 15th of Dec, 2016
The new .blog gtld is now available to purchase. With over 250 million bloggers online, it's the perfect way to make your blog stand out from the rest.
Webmaster posted on Fri 25th of Nov, 2016
It was recently discovered that Mark Zuckerberg covers his laptop's webcam with tape, bringing rise to a fresh debate over webcam privacy. Zuckerberg is clearly a lot more tech savvy than most people, so if he is concerned about webcam privacy, should you be too?
Webmaster posted on Thu 3rd of Nov, 2016
Following on from our last password security post, we take a look at password managers, what they are - and whether you should use one?
Webmaster posted on Mon 31st of Oct, 2016
The average UK resident had 26 online accounts or profiles - all requiring a password. We cover some of the best practices for keeping your online presence safe.
Webmaster posted on Mon 10th of Oct, 2016
We explore why the .uk domain extension was introduced and what this may mean to you
Webmaster posted on Mon 3rd of Oct, 2016
Throughout October 2016, we are offering you the ability to register your reserved .uk equivalent for a whole year - for free!
Webmaster posted on Wed 28th of Sep, 2016
Here at Freeola, we have rolled out our new look Chat & Gaming Forum. Not only is it a great place to chat and share tips and opinions, but just joining in means you could win prizes!
Webmaster posted on Tue 20th of Sep, 2016
In this age of the web, many would argue that the basic selection of web safe fonts is somewhat limited when it comes to giving your website a voice. Fortunately, there are alternative methods for including other fonts on your website and ensuring that they can be viewed across a wide range of devices.
Webmaster posted on Thu 15th of Sep, 2016
An Introduction to Using Fonts on the Web. Learn how to get the most effective results with typography on your website!
Webmaster posted on Tue 16th of Aug, 2016
We take a look at the meanings and associations around colours, and how they can be used to your advantage.
Webmaster posted on Fri 12th of Aug, 2016
Google sets out its plan on how it will kill off the Adobe Flash Plugin.
Webmaster posted on Thu 11th of Aug, 2016
We take a look at Google's redesigned free web-font service.