SSL Essential Now Google Warn Users of Non-Secure Websites

Posted by Robert Appleton

Do you use HTTPs encryption on your website? If not, it might be time for an urgent rethink. From the start of 2017, Google’s Chrome browser will begin to warn visitors that sites which collect personal information but do not have encryption are not secure. This could cause customers that have shopped happily with you in …Read More

How the New General Data Protection Regulations Affect Online Business

Posted by Robert Appleton

Running an online business is difficult enough but it is going to get a little more challenging once the new data protection laws come into effect on the 25th May 2018. The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are designed to give individuals more rights over their data and ensure that data is better protected by …Read More

New Two Form Factor Authentication

Posted by Robert Appleton Service Upgrades

Our clients security is of paramount importance to us, that is why we have now added Two Form Factor Authentication to our client accounts. Using Googles trusted 2-Step Verification solution available on both Android, iPhone and Windows Mobile. To enable, login to your client account and select ‘Security Settings’ from the drop down menu, then …Read More

New ‘Unban Center’ for clients

Posted by Robert Appleton Service Upgrades

Occasionally our drive to ensure your websites are kept as secure as possible can sometimes conflict with users own usage resulting in their IP addresses being blocked. Previously we provided a facility for clients to remove their own IP addresses, but this function was incompatible with our recent billing system upgrade. We are now pleased …Read More

cPanel update and Single sign on

Posted by Robert Appleton Service Upgrades

We are pleased to confirm that yesterday we upgraded all shared servers to cPanel v11.54. The new version includes a further tweak to the cPanel interface which you can see below. You will also notice when logging into cPanel the new ‘Billing & Support’ interface, which directly integrates to our billing system allowing you to …Read More

New look and feel for cPanel

Posted by Robert Appleton Service Upgrades

Recently cPanel has released their new theme which delivers a ‘new look and feel’ for cPanel. Entitled ‘Paper Lantern’ they aimed to clean up the dated and cluttered cPanel x3 interface. What’s Changed? From the screenshots below you can see the new ‘Paper Lantern’ (left) compared to the old ‘x3’ interface (right). As you can …Read More

New email auto discovery implemented

Posted by Robert Appleton Service Upgrades

The AutoConfigure (AutoConfig) and Autodiscover services quickly and easily configure a user’s mail client to receive their cPanel email. These services work with Outlook®, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, and most other popular mail clients. This feature has now been enabled on all client servers. As this service uses a shared certificate, you will receive an alert …Read More

BeDot promoted to Nominet Accredited Channel Partner

Posted by Robert Appleton Accreditations

We’re pleased to announce that we are now an Accredited Channel Partner with the top tier of classification with Nominet, the .UK registry. Following the introductions of the new registrar agreement on 18th March 2014, different tag classifications (Self-Managed, Channel Partner and Accredited Channel Partner) was introduced enabling Nominet registrars to choose the most appropriate …Read More

What the Marketing companies don’t want you to know! Part 2

Posted by Robert Appleton

Now you are visible in Google you need to “measure” the return you are getting from your efforts to make your website more visible. For all our development clients we recommend and usually setup Google Analytics. The process is pretty simple from the most complex website to the simplest. Step 1, register your website with …Read More

How to secure your WordPress site

Posted by Robert Appleton

So we have a lot of clients which use WordPress to manage their websites, we LOVE WordPress however it does have one downfall it doesn’t come with a built in Firewall. Daily we see hackers trying to gain access to clients accounts by trying to guess their logins over and over again! So here are …Read More

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