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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New gTLD Report – April 2018

As we closed the first month of the second quarter with the launch of Themes, Logos and Plugins, we saw a consistent increase in our sales numbers for the new gTLDs. We witnessed a 30% jump in the total counts as compared to the previous month. There were minimal changes in the positions of the top 5 new gTLDs during the month with .XYZ retaining its top spot, uncontested. Apart from securing the first position, .XYZ  also experienced a 73% increase in its total counts. Another new gTLD that has been able to hold onto its position for a while […]

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How Messaging Apps Can Help Drive Traffic to Your Blog

Wouldn’t it be great if you could let your customers know about a deal, special, or last-minute promotion instantly? Furthermore, how do you always stay connected to your target audience in an increasingly digital world, where users are spread across multiple social platforms? With people as busy as they are today, keeping your customers in the loop is not an easy task. Email marketing is not as good as it used to be and phone broadcast systems are intrusive, not as quick and rather expensive. Brands today have to get creative when they’re thinking of ways to drive traffic to […]

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How AI is Going to Transform Project Management for the Better

The Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as ‘the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements’. Project management had always been practised informally but has recently emerged as a formal profession due to the demand for specific skills and domain knowledge required for project management. Today, project management has come a long way. Long enough to warrant discussions about the impact that Artificial Intelligence (you can’t escape it) could have on the domain. By now, most industries have accepted that Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are not dystopian nightmarish technologies that […]

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What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org ?

Many web professionals old and new, have always had their share of doubts when it came to WordPress.com vs WordPress.org. Though they may have some points in common there are many differences between the two that can be leveraged in order to make the most out of them. Hence, for any web pro who is serious about leveraging WordPress as a tool to build a website or publish content, it becomes imperative to know the difference between the two. This article seeks to lay emphasis on what is WordPress.com and WordPress.org, what their pros and cons are, what is the […]

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Avoid These SEO Blunders While Redesigning Your WordPress Website

Website design and SEO always go hand-in-hand. A perfect combination of these two helps you to build high-performing websites and achieve the ambitious business targets easily. Both search engines and visitors love information-rich, visually fascinating, and responsive websites. However, with the changing time, the design of websites become old-fashioned and doesn’t meet the increasing demands of visitors. This is where website redesign comes into play. Website design industry experts recommend updating the design of the web projects at least once in every three years. During this period, websites are less able to meet the modern requirements of visitors. Website redesigning […]

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