Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Removing a Follower in Twitter without Blocking

How do I delete a follower in Twitter without using the Block User function? We recently had this question from a customer using Twitter and we were surprised to find that it’s not as straight forward as it may seem …
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Advertising with QR Codes

With the mobile revolution came many new and innovative ways to advertise and market your website and one of these that has grown in popularity recently is the QR (Quick Response) code. The QR code is a type of matrix …
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Web Design Buzz Words – a glossary

There are many terms that a web designer/developer may use to baffle you to try to convince you that they are the best person/company for the job. Here we have listed the most common of these terms to try to …
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The Importance of Quality Copy

The BBC published an interesting and very valid article today on the cost of poor spelling and the negative affect that it has on revenue generation for online businesses. The article quoted online entrepreneur Charles Duncombe who has been “shocked …
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Microsoft encourage surfers to abandon IE6

Microsoft have gone so far as to actively encourage web surfers to abandon one of their own products. It’s not often a company will take this stance but due to the age of the Internet Explorer 6 browser and the …
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IE9 Goes Live

Today Microsoft announced the release of Internet Explorer 9. The company said IE9’s graphics handling, security and privacy features put it on an even footing with Firefox, Chrome, Safari and others. Microsoft said one key feature in IE9 was tools …
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Access experts-exchange.com answers without registering

We’ve all experienced it; you search Google for an answer to your question and there in the top couple of results is the answer! “Oh joy” you think, someone has asked the exact question that I have asked. You click …
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Broadband Providers Speed Tests

An interesting article was posted on the BBC news website today about UK broadband speeds which revealed “Nearly one fifth of UK broadband customers on an eight Megabit per second (Mbps) connection actually receive less than 2Mbps.” The research also …
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Send ctrl+alt+delete to Remote Desktop

A common question that we get asked about our dedicated servers is “How do I send Ctrl+Alt+Delete to my server via a Remote Desktop session?” Well the answer is very straight forward: Whilst in your Remote Desktop session simply press …
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How to Choose a Website Designer

Anyone who has a business these days is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of having a presence on the web. Be it a photographer, a florist, an accountant or a funeral director; everyone knows that if they want to …
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