Category: Ecommerce hosting

Dec162014

SSL certificates are mandatory for Google Adwords, Google Shopping & Google Remarketing

Regular followers of teclan’s blog posts over the years will have previously noted our recommendation back in 2012 that Google required your checkout pages to be encrypted by an SSL certificate (golden padlock). Well the non-SSL website pigeons are now coming home to roost. We have now seen Google starting to enforce this policy by… Read more »

Mar262014

Microsoft email blacklists – why many people are unable to send to Hotmail.

It has been brought to our attention in recent days that there are now several accounts from other hosting companies and email providers of emails to @live.com, @outlook.com and @hotmail.com being blocked from delivery due to Microsoft’s own blacklists. This is not wholly uncommon. Microsoft have blocked several email servers in the past (e.g. NHS… Read more »

Dec122013

Make sure your site is secure this Christmas!

In this age of multiple secure payment service providers that provide their own security, SSL certificates are often overlooked. However an SSL can still make all the difference to improving your websites conversion rate. The below excerpt* from the BBC on Christmas scams highlights this perfectly from a customer’s perspective. “Whether intentional or not, some… Read more »