Updated Mar 9, 2020 for Plesk Obsidian’s Certificate Management Changes. Originally written in 2016. Haven’t you heard? SSL certificates aren’t just for eCommerce anymore. Everyone needs encryption now since browsers provide insecure notices when they don’t exist and Google is using it as an SEO ranking indicator. But historically SSL certificates have been costly. Enter:…

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In the January 2020 issue of Wired Magazine, I read author Jason Parham’s new entitled By Us, For Us: Why we should think about segregating the web and it’s some concise, powerful stuff. It starts with a brief history of black content online, particularly NetNoir Online, which was, in Jason’s words “Afrocentric culture” on the…

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Non Profit Pricing Web Hosting Management

At Websavers we love supporting non-profit organizations and community groups in our backyard, within Canada and around the world. In our effort to be a good community partner to the Non Profit organizations we work with, we’ve long offered a 25% discount on our hosting plans for non-profit organizations. We have not extended that discount…

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I’ve been working on a client’s site which has some specialized form needs, and have been using Formidable Forms to achieve the goals required. Formidable Forms is an incredible piece of software, probably the most advanced Forms tool I’ve used with WordPress, but there’s some additional functionality I needed. Fortunately, Javascript is here to help!…

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In this article we’re going to provide a breakdown of each of the components you need in order to have a website on the Internet. When you register a whole new domain and host it all in the same place, it’s not always obvious that the service being provided is actually broken up into multiple…

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This guide includes 9 tips to show you how to take just about any WordPress site to a maximum 1-2 seconds load time. If you’ve selected a hosting partner and resources (theme, plugins, etc) that are built from the ground up for speed, then you can reach fractions of a second load times per page.…

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Over the past 15 years since Websavers began, we’ve done different things for the winter holidays. We’ve sent our clients holiday cards, put up Christmas and/or Boxing Day sales, New Years sales, offered digital holiday lights be added to your website, and a few other fun things like that. This year we decided to put…

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