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VPS is the next move for most websites, or resellers, who have outgrown their shared hosting account. The VPS provides a server environment much like a stand-alone dedicated server, but without the high costs.
The importance of your credibility online has never been higher, especially for small businesses. Get it right and you are half way there to winning that new big contract.
Both local councils and academia find cost savings by outsourcing their domain name management and hosting.
Time to update your PHP scripts if you use the original MySQL extension!
Don't get left behind and see "deprecated errors" all over your pages.
Making the right choice on where to host your website, or your clients website, could make or break its business.
Is all the marketing spiel right about cloud hosting as good as they say it is? But what about security?
Are you a developer? Or just use PHP on your website? In either case the increase in popularity is good news for you.
Facebook is now a major threat to Google - ad revenue could become more competitive, which is a good thing for small business.
Here we show you how to add a link from your website to your Twitter account.
There are many pros to using cloud computing but the cons currently sway the balance; knowing the good, bad and ugly will help you decide if its right for your organisation. Read the fill story here.
PHP, along with AJAX, are the only programming skills where the demand is increasing. During the last financial year demand for PHP skills has grown by 17%. Read the fill story here.
GUMBLAR malware increasing
WARNING regarding new malware - audience: all website editors, and developers.
There is a growing number of instances of the of the Gumblar malware (variant from Troj/JSRedir-R):
Is it possible it could impact upon any website owner? YES.
The end result for a compromised website is the addition of:
This site may harm your computer
to your Google listing!
HOW WEBSITES BECOME COMPROMISED
If a compromised website is visited your computer could become infected (affects Windows machines [XP, 2k, 2003 server]:
http://www.iss.net/threats/gumblar.html ), then the FTP details stored in some FTP clients are used to infect other websites.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Be vigilant, use an uptodate browser such as Firefox (not Internet Explorer).
Do not store passwords within FTP clients, or web browsers (clear them now if you previously have done so). It is safer to enter the password each time you connect to your FTP server, or web control panel.
KEEP YOUR WEBSITES SAFE:
DO NOT STORE PASSWORDS within your browser or FTP client.
Much of the demand for other programming languages are in massive decline (by as much as -66%), but PHP continues to grow and for the first quarter of 2009 it grew by 10%. Read the full article here.
There has been a massive increase in demand for PHP skills during the third quarter of 2008. If this trend continues Microsoft's products could be heading for the grave yard!
Read the full story here: PHP skills: demand is increasing
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New Photo search engine: Imense
Search for photos - classified by pattern, billions of images posted on the Internet. It is founded by two former members of the AT&T lab in Cambridge University, Imense is developing a search engine designed to classify the billions of images posted on the internet.
Due to launch next month, Imense identifies patterns such as facial features, trees, animals or cars within the photographs and adds identifying, searchable tags to their metadata.
Try it here: Imense.com