.GLOBAL: Connecting Across Communities, Countries & Continents

The .GLOBAL domain extension is one that transcends geographic boundaries to bring people together and take brands across borders. The .GLOBAL TLD is perfect for small businesses, start-ups and just about any brand reaching out to a global audience. Nothing says ‘Worldwide’ like a .GLOBAL! It’s limitless, borderless & non-discriminatory. For you as a domain reseller, .GLOBAL is great for your customers’ brand to be viewed as international & therefore is a fantastic investment. Today, there are over 43,000 .GLOBAL domains registered. Why .GLOBAL? It is universally understood Not restrictive to a particular business or industry Establishes your global presence […]

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Google’s Major Gmail Redesign is now LIVE: Here are the changes

Last month marked 14 years since Gmail came into existence. Funny story – when Gmail was announced to the public on 1st April, 2004 not only did it arouse skepticism from those in the industry (owing to Google’s popular April Fools’ Day pranks), but it didn’t even have the infrastructure required to provide millions of users with reliable service. However, Gmail quickly became a force to reckon with. Its popularity threw competitors Yahoo and Hotmail off their game! By 2016, Gmail had a 20% market share and by 2017, had 1.2 billion users (source). Ever since we added G Suite […]

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Designing Dialog to improve UX

After writing about GDPR and Themes, Plugins and Logos I’m back to writing about my favourite subject – design. Today I’m excited to write about best practices for designing dialogs to improve UX. Let me first spend a little time talking about what a dialog is. What is a dialog? The dialog in design is a prompt or an overlay that requires the user to interact with it to make an action. An example of this is Microsoft Word’s prompt when you attempt to close a document before saving it. A dialog informs the user : That he / she […]

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GDPR: What You Need to Know

Businesses, large and small, are in the midst of preparing for compliance with the Europeans Union’s new data privacy laws: The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR, which will go into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR is very broad in scope and can apply to businesses both in and outside of the EU. Businesses that don’t comply with the GDPR could face heavy fines. Here’s what you need to know about the GDPR. (Note: You should consult your own legal counsel to determine if you are subject to the requirements of the GDPR.) What is GDPR? What […]

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5 ways a .STORE domain can drive more traffic to your online store

Did you know that with a .STORE domain name you can boost traffic to your online store and build a higher recall for your brand? You probably never thought of it that way but in the next 5 minutes you will learn not one or two but five diverse ways in which you can get more customers for your online business. Let’s jump right in! Let’s say you already have a great online store with a website name that you love, and you don’t want to make the switch to a new domain. Even then, you can make smart use […]

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SaaS, IaaS & PaaS – Choosing The Right Cloud Model for your business

Introduction Cloud computing is becoming increasingly popular. Technology is advancing at a fast pace and an increasing number of businesses are opting for cloud services. Cloud computing is simply servers, services, storage and software delivered over the Internet. Cloud computing’s popularity can be attributed to: Scalability: On-premise solutions can be hard to scale. The cloud enables instant scalability and scalability on-demand which is great for handling peak loads. Instantly available: With cloud computing, services are available immediately after you pay for it. There is no delay for setup or configuration etc. Economical: Since hardware in cloud computing is provided by […]

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Drupal Fixes Flaw That Allows Hackers to Take Over Sites

This post aims to throw light on the recent flaws discovered in Drupal that exposed it to hackers. The Drupal CMS team has fixed a highly critical security flaw that allows hackers to take over a site just by accessing an URL. This means that Drupal site owners should immediately update their sites to Drupal 7.58 or Drupal 8.5.1, depending on the version they’re running. The Drupal team pre-announced the recent patches last week when it said “exploits might be developed within hours or days” after the disclosure. This security flaw is indeed a severe one, with the Drupal team […]

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