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Cloud Backups: Explained

Today, no one in their right mind would rely on just local backups. Further, considering the amount of content even an average blog would contain, it might not be practical. For most issues that could compromise data and content today, cloud backups are the answer. What is cloud backup? This blog will attempt to answer all your questions. First, what is the cloud? The cloud refers to services that run on the internet and not locally on your computer. That infrastructure is comprised of a collection of servers that make up the cloud. When you take a cloud backup, it […]

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5 Essential WordPress Plugins For Your New Website

In my last couple of articles, I’ve covered a lot about WordPress. Right from it being an open-source Content Management System (CMS) powering several websites all over the globe to niche themes and plugins. Starting your new website is a milestone and setting up a WordPress website is easy. Also, choosing the right WordPress hosting, themes and plugins at the onset helps build a robust website. In this article, I’ll be covering some of the essential WordPress plugins that will help you set up your new website with ease. Importance of WordPress Plugins on a New Website Plugins are mini […]

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Why Influencer Marketing Might be Right for Your Brand

Influencer marketing is everywhere. Brands are using influencers on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & all sorts of social media platforms. The original influencer marketing dates back to television ads (yes, I talk about it like I talk about dinosaurs). Influencers (back in the day) were celebrities in advertisements. Shah Rukh Khan for Lux, Saif Ali Khan for Lays, Roger Federer for Rolex, to name a few. Today, influencer marketing is not restricted to television. Neither is it restricted to celebrities. In fact, influencers are those who are prominent / leaders in their field / platform but do not necessarily have a […]

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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

If you were to simply ask the question- What is a content management system (CMS), I would simply reply that a Content Management System (CMS) is a tool used for building websites and managing web content. It facilitates a set of integrated tools to allow tech-savvy as well as non-technical web publishers to create, manage and maintain content on a website. As the name suggests, Content Management is a system wherein a large amount of information about a product, service, topic or a field is created, curated, managed and finally published on the website. What is a CMS platform and […]

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What is Ceph Storage?

Enterprises deploying cloud hosting needed storage solutions that can help them manage critical business data. With the rise of open source software and high-performance storage systems, their penetration into cloud technology became imminent. Underlining this principle of high-performance storage systems for fast compute speed, Ceph storage was formed. What is Ceph Storage? Ceph is an open source software put together to facilitate highly scalable object, block and file-based storage under one whole system. The clusters of Ceph are designed in order to run commodity hardware with the help of an algorithm called CRUSH (Controlled Replication Under Scalable Hashing). This algorithm […]

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Features of the latest WordPress Version 4.9.5 – Explained

A recent survey conducted by hashedout, revealed that 49% of the biggest websites built with WordPress are not running WordPress’ latest version. As the most popular CMS in the world with over 60 million users or 30% of websites running the script, it is a huge target for several cyber threats (source-wordpress.org) WordPress version releases: 2018 marks 15 years since WordPress was first introduced to the world. It has undergone quite a transformation since then. As an open-source software, its features are continuously supported and updated by WordPress developers all over the world. Once a bug, issue or change request […]

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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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How Secure is Cloud Storage

Go back to some good old years and you would have heard a common problem, ‘my hard disk is full I don’t know where to store my data anymore.’ These things now sound alien, don’t they? After all, with the arrival of cloud, this problem has disappeared. However, it wasn’t until a few years later that people actually began trusting the cloud and using it. And well once they did, there was no turning back. According to a recent survey, 96% internet users employ the services of Cloud which is a clear indication that a vast majority of data is […]

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