The £5 donations for our last half-dozen new customers have been given to the great charity Shelterbox, which helps provide emergency shelter for refugees and those made homeless by natural disasters. I heard about Shelterbox via last week’s Radio 4 Appeal!
Those helpful souls at Ethical Consumer Magazine have put together a really useful online guide to having an ethical Christmas. The guide covers the best highstreet shops to choose (would you have guessed that WH Smith was a good ethical choice?), online shopping (especially alternatives to Amazon), and non-shopping ideas, such as homemade gifts, giving […]
All our new and recent cpanel hosting accounts can now have free SSL certificates, using the Let’s Encrypt system, to enable your site to run over https and get the green “secure padlock” sign in visitors’ browsers. In your Cpanel control panel, just head down to the section headed Security then click on Let’s […]
Here’s the latest from Ethical Consumer magazine. A new assessment of the top five companies to avoid: Amazon, Asda, Nestle, Coca Cola and Tesco. The first three score 0/20 in Ethical Consumer magazine’s ethical rating system, and the last two get a score of 1.5/20. To read more about why these companies are considered so […]
Here’s a really useful WordPress plugin that you might want to use if moving your website to WordPress from some other system. When you move from another website publishing system (e.g. plain html or some other CMS) your URLs will probably change, e.g. from http://mysite.com/index.cfm?pageid=care-of-lamas to http://mysite.com/care-of-lamas/ The redirection tool in Cpanel is very […]
Today I say a fond farewell to the old Ethical Internet website, which has been running in “Sitemachine”, my own Coldfusion-based content management system, for the last 13 years! This new website is WordPress-based, but I’ve kept the appearance almost the same as the old website. The move to WordPress was long-overdue, the main incentive being to make the […]
[Originally posted on the old Ethical Internet website] Please complete all five of the steps below to protect your WordPress website from brute force attacks. For security and for the following steps to be successful, it’s essential that you ensure your WordPress is completely up to date – this includes the WordPress core files, plugins […]