Category Browsers

Cyber Security Runs with You

Your sales call completed, you have a few minutes to spare.  You remember that account transfer you needed to make today and recall you left your laptop at the office. As you check your phone, you make a note to consider mobile banking. Is it safe? How secure can a device you hold in your […]

A Quick Way to Get to Router Configuration

Do you need to update something on your router? Maybe change the WiFi password, or open a port? Check with your IT provider to make sure you’re making correct and secure changes first. Here’s an easy way to access your router’s admin page so you can make changes. (These instructions are for Windows 10.) Find […]

New Invisible Captcha Doesn’t Require a Click

If you use a Captcha to protect your website forms from bots, you’ll be happy to hear that now you won’t have to burden most of your real users with the sometimes clunky “prove you’re human” interaction. Google recently released the Invisible reCAPTCHA. This invisible version of the Captcha form tracks a visitor’s interaction with […]

Google Ranking Now Determined By Mobile Site

A year and a half ago, we wrote about how Google added a mobile factor to your site’s search ranking. Now, it’s mobile first. Google’s crawler – the one that indexes your site and determines its search ranking – now acts as a mobile user. Have you looked at your site on an iPhone or […]

WordPress Admin Switches from PHP to JavaScript

WordPress powers about 25 percent of all websites on the Internet, including this blog. It’s just made a major change to its code. The popular content management software was originally written in PHP, a popular web programming language that’s been around since the mid-90s. Much of the WordPress application is still in PHP, but the newest version […]

Tech Term: Session

When checking your web traffic, you may have noticed the number of sessions reported. What does this mean, exactly? Your number of sessions counts the number of times users paid distinct visits to your website. If someone visits multiple pages on your site in a short time, it counts as the same session. If they […]

Deskdoo Provides a Virtual Desktop in Your Browser

Deskdoo, a startup out of Poland, provides all the comforts of a desktop right in your browser. With telecommuting on the rise, virtual collaboration tools are having their moment in the sun. Web-based Deskdoo eliminates the need to install remote desktop software or use company-issued hardware. Instead, users log into the site online and gain […]