Google have just launched “Google Instant”, a new predictive method of finding search results. Currently this is only available on the google.com domain or on other domains e.g. google.co.uk whilst logged into your Google account. Usually when Google make a change people tend to hold onto the desk fearing another “Florida update” (the now almost… Read more »
SagePay has recently rolled out an upgrade to its payment service provider protocol; version 2.23. This has raised some particular nuances of setup for Ecommerce customers, however in this post I’d like to cover the main changes required to ensure the Actinic Ecommerce program, which with version 10 now supports the 2.23 protocol. NOTE: Users… Read more »
What is a custom 404 page and why do you need one? When you go to a website and see a page saying that the link requested was not found, the message will say something like “404 error, the page was not found.” This may happen because you have misspelled the URL, the page you… Read more »
SSL Certificates are an effective way to make your customers aware that your site has the stamp of approval from a leading global Certificate Authority, thereby gaining a competitive advantage by appearing more trusted and more legitimate than sites without one. Displaying the SSL seal on your website can increase visitor-to-sales conversions, lower shopping cart… Read more »
…and everyone sing “SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM, SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM……..” Anyone with an email address and working on the internet today experiences the annoyance and frustration that is SPAM on a regular basis. What most people may not appreciate or understand is the true cost of SPAM to the internet, businesses and individuals of… Read more »
A simple guide and resource to commonly requested htaccess tips and tricks.
Typos, Lits* and Bad Spelling. [Lits’ – abbreviated version of Literal: Noun – a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind] The common belief is that a few typos on any website are to be expected. But why should that be, with the many spell-check programmes freely available now? And does… Read more »
QR (Quick Response) Codes – have you seen them? The basic premise is that with a suitable camera/device e.g. mobile phone with QR reader, you can instantly take a snap of the QR code and reveal the hidden information which could be some promotion text, a link to your website or even a phone number… Read more »
Actinic launch Version 10 of their award winning ecommerce software.
1. Make sure you register your brand name ASAP! – with the popularity of Twitter increasing at a phenomenal rate, it’s vital to claim your ID before someone else gets it first. 2. Write a biography – think carefully about what you want to write in the biography section; this is your opportunity to sell… Read more »