Site Maintenance

BE WARY of 3rd Party Domain Registrars

20.08.2011
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If you’re not real knowledgeable on websites or website development you may not know what a domain name registrar is. Heck,  you may not even know what a domain name is so let’s start there. If you have a website all the computers on the Internet need to be able to find it. You can think of it like a Google map — plug in an address and Google Maps shows you a red icon where this address is on their map. Your domain name is like the address on your house and tells all the servers on the […]

YOUR Website — YOUR Job to Know the Basics

19.08.2011
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We’re going through a very exciting but stressful time here at DMD. We found out a few weeks ago that all the websites we host had to be moved to a new server. Getting a new server is exciting but I’ve done this move thing before and so had a good idea of what I was in for. This is not a task I was looking forward to. Since the last move about five years ago, the number of hosting accounts has grown considerably so there are more sites to move which means more potential headaches than the […]

Website Maintenance & Security Updates

Absolutely every web site is subject to hacking. Whether your site is a static (non-database) site or one that is built on a database of any kind including a Content Management System (CMS) or blogging platform, it’s out there for the hackers to mess with. There is no way around this, period. Hackers enjoy disfiguring and destroying web sites, it’s what they do and they can simply make a mess of your web site by disfiguring it all the way on up to total destruction.

I think it takes a pretty sick individual to find […]