Using Let’s Encrypt with WebFaction

For a long time, users of hosting company WebFaction have been complaining about the lack of integration for the free secure certificates issued by Let’s Encrypt. Today, I found a new button in the website configuration screen of https://my.webfaction.com/websites for my sites when the Encrypted website (https) button is selected:   After searching online a bit, on…

SEO Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization aka SEO is rather important for your website to be found in search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo or any other similar website. These websites have specialized programming to get the best results to their clients. There are many ways to optimize a website, and these methods are either black-hat or…

Website Maintenance

A healthy website will be maintained daily. This includes the site to be checked for updates in the core program, plugins and themes, have any updates applied to the site, and have backups made and stored off-site for prevention of data loss in the case of a hosting server problem or for migration or import…

Website Development

Now that you have your site design finished, it needs to be implemented in a development environment. I will need access to the domain name or names, hosting service, and any image CDN account if you have already obtained them, in order to set up the layout, data and functionality you decided on in your…

What is a website?

Websites are like online libraries, collections of books and catalogs. They consist of 3 major ingredients: domain name, hosting and data. The domain name (my-store.com for example) is your “address” so that people can find you by typing your domain name into a browser, which is a program that lets you “browse” through all the…

Why are websites necessary?

Having an online presence in today’s business landscape is critical to sustained success. Most of the world’s population is interacting now more than ever through digital devices. Websites that are optimally organized and fast loading, especially on mobile devices, are more desired by users. Increased revenue and customer satisfaction and retention are the rewards of a…