Entries by Steve

What is Gutenberg

If you’ve been using WordPress to write your blog posts, things will soon be changing. WordPress is, as of writing, in version 4.9.8. The number convention used by tech folk is important because the first digit denotes a major release. WordPress 5 is just around the corner and it is a major release! It’s been called the ‘Gutenberg’ release.

Why you need to change your password. Now!

As someone who has a keen interest in online security and runs a business that needs to take security very seriously, topics like password security are kinda second nature to me. I understand the need for strong passwords and how to manage them. But it remains the case that I’m not in the majority. So, […]

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Will Dropbox Plus meet GDPR requirements?

I wanted a simple answer to a simple question: will Dropbox Plus meet GDPR requirements by May 25 2018? There’s plenty of information about Dropbox’s plans for GDPR. Much of which mentions their Business plans and GDPR, but there’s little that specifies the Dropbox Plus plan.

WordPress security quick tips – change the default WordPress admin username

In this, the first in  series of WordPress security quick tips, we discuss why you should change the default WordPress admin username. Depending on  how you installed WordPress, the chances are you have a default user called ‘Admin’. Often people stick with this because it’s easy to remember and they don’t realise the importance of […]

What is HTTPS and why you should be using it

Why your website should be using HTTPS HTTPS stands for “Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure”. A website running over the HTTPS protocol encrypts traffic between the visitor’s browser and the web server running the website. To run your website over HTTPS, an SLL Certificate from a recognised Certificate Authority needs to be installed on your web […]

Webcetera is a website development company

Two Years and counting… We’ve been in business for two years now. In that time we’ve formed a company — Webcetera — found new customers and invested in both technology and continued learning and improvement. However, a couple of months ago I met up with some old colleagues and they asked how it was going. […]

What is Search Engine Optimisation

Search Engine Optimisation, or SEO, is about doing what you can so that your website is listed as high as possible in the organic search engine results pages. Organic results are search results that appear without paid advertising. They are there on their own merit! Your website should adheres to good practices as laid out […]