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1 Feb

How to Protect Yourself Against Phishing

Since the inception of the internet and the first internet service provider, malicious code has always been a fascinating proof of concept that would later develop into an actual threat that can harm both ourselves and our systems. The rise of other threats like ransomware appeared on the horizon shortly after, signalling the start of the internet-security arms race. However, phishing has become one of the most common security threats on the internet, and it isn’t just the regular emails sent out anymore. Phishers have to machinate many ways to sneak...

31 Jan

How Long Does It Take To Build a Website?

When you want to create a website, you need to factor in the development time required from start to finish. Many of us think it’s a long process that takes ages to complete. Others are doing it professionally every day. Some of the best developers out there will respond, “it depends,” meaning that there are many things to consider when creating a website. A website project can take months for big companies, while individuals, small businesses, and small online stores will have the final product ready in a few weeks. But it...

27 Jan

How To Make Money Online: 13 Ways to Start

Making extra money is a goal for a lot of people. Whether you're trying to save money for a new house or car, finding ways to make extra money can be helpful. While finding an additional job can be very exhausting, we live in the modern world where you can take on almost any job online. The online world is filled with opportunities that can bring you extra income, even passively. The coronavirus pandemic brought in some exciting ideas to make money online. Although many of these were available before the...

26 Jan

Top Elementor Page Builder Alternatives

Elementor is a great page builder plugin for WordPress, giving you the power of designing web pages without all the technical jargon and code you have to know or needing the help of a web design professional to reach your goal. In recent years, it has become an integral part of web design, even for skilled developers who use it as a complementary tool for their creations. It's handy and gets the work done in a small amount of time. Apart from Elementor, considered one of the best, sometimes you might need...

24 Jan

45 Easy Linux Commands Every User Should Know

Linux is a powerful and versatile operating system that can be used in various ways. While it may seem daunting at first, with just a little practice, anyone can learn to use Linux effectively both for work and gaming purposes. Unlike Microsoft Windows, Linux isn't the most popular operating system, taking only 2.81% of the current total market share. Many professionals, though, use Linux for development reasons - on that front, Linux grabs a comfortable 40%, according to stats published by StackOverflow, a well-known forum for programmers. So it's fair to...

20 Jan

11 Ways Chatbots Can Help Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you know there are a million things to do and not enough time to do them. Small business owners have a lot on their schedule. Solutions like Managed WordPress Hosting leave all the heavy lifting to us, freeing up time from your schedule. Checking your finances, collecting information about upcoming new products, and running your social media - all these tasks require time and effort, especially for small businesses, which usually employ fewer people than major companies. You need every advantage to stay ahead of the...