How to create the perfect out of office message

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want...

Google Maps alternatives: What map services are there?

People all over the world use navigation apps on a daily basis to look for information and get to destinations safely. Google Maps, the map service by...

What is Chrome 68?

Early next month, Chrome 68 will be launched and the new browser will distrust all webpages that do not have HTTPS encryption as “not secure”. This is...

Why it is absolutely vital to register your .uk domain right now

Cybersquatting, typosquatting or legal battles over domain names – these are the potential risks of not taking advantage of the right to register your...

Create your own Wikipedia page

Have you ever toyed with the idea of creating your own Wikipedia entry? There are certain criteria Wikipedia requires in order to publish an article – and to ensure that content is fact-based, new entries are extensively checked by Wikipedia editors. Learn how to make your own Wikipedia page, and reduce the risk of your article being deleted.

Clearing the cache: deleting the browser’s cache

Information is often cached so that visited website can be loaded quickly and videos and gifs can be viewed offline. However, if the cache contains a large, or very large amount of data, it can cause problems and adversely affect computer performance. Therefore, it makes sense to delete the cache from time to time.

Linux vs. Windows: a comparison of the best web server solutions

The duel between Linux and Windows may have an obvious victor on the home computer front, but the battle for server use paints a very different picture: since the beginning, Linux has defeated Windows, as usage figures show. But many users remain unconvinced by statistics and rightfully ask the question: what are the actual differences between the two platforms?

What are rainbow tables?

Rainbow tables: they may sound innocent, but they’re actually a strong attack method for cybercriminals. Using rainbow tables, you can find out specific passwords in just a few seconds. To protect yourself and your users from such attacks, you should understand how the tables function. We explain rainbow tables using an example.

The relational database model

With relational database systems, you use tables to store and manage information. This sounds simple but involves quite complex concepts such as normal forms, key relationships, and JOINs. This article will introduce the basics of the relational database model, compare its advantages and disadvantages, and delimit this type of data storage from alternative approaches, like object databases,...

What is the WordPress Maintenance Mode?

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When updating a WordPress website, perhaps with a switch to a new theme and the corresponding layout changes, or with an update to core files, you should utilise the WordPress Maintenance Mode. This prevents users from being met with an error message or even a blank page during the maintenance process. The maintenance mode allows you to create a static site that informs readers that the website is...

UTF-8: the network standard

UTF-8 is method of Unicode character encoding, which claims to cover all modern languages for data processing. The format has significantly influenced international digital communication. But what exactly does “UTF-8” mean? And what is special about UTF-8 in the Unicode character set? Here you can find out which structure the coding is based on, and which bytes are permitted in the standard...

Facebook lead ads: gain valuable data, and new customers!

Whether contact data for more newsletter registrations or demographic information for individual customers: with the Facebook lead ads format, you will be able to collect valuable user information. The trick: based on the user profile, Facebook automatically completes a question form so that impatient users do not have to enter the data manually. Interested parties only need two clicks to...

Splitting the bill: the best apps for sharing the cost

Whether it’s splitting the bill at the restaurant, keeping track of a household budget, or keeping a tab on holiday with friends: bill splitting apps help you share costs, calculate expenses, manage invoices, and pay off debts. They can also help facilitate financial cooperation. In the meantime, there are a number of tools that you can install for free. Here is a guide to the best apps for...

Google Tag Manager: the hub for your tracking and testing snippets

Tools for recording and analysing user behaviour are part of everyday life for website operators. Yet the more codes you need to embed and keep track of, the more difficult and time-intensive the task becomes. How can you keep track of everything? The Google Tag Manager offers the perfect answer. Here you will learn how the tool created by the search engine giant works and how you can make best...