A guide to handling traffic spikes for the growing business! (Part 2 of 2)

Aug, 09, 2019 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Welcome back to our 2-part series on how you can prepare your website to handle traffic spikes (or just a consistent growth in traffic overall). If you haven’t already checked out part 1, you may wish to go back and start there first to ensure you don’t miss anything! 5. Hosting Server Another variable in keeping a…



A guide to handling traffic spikes for the growing business! (Part 1 of 2)

Aug, 07, 2019 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. It’s usually an exciting moment when you first launch a website and start to see a few visitors here and there on your traffic analytics. Better yet, when those few visitors turn into a steady stream and perhaps, one day, a figurative torrential flood of activity! But things will usually need to change between those first few…



Hosting health checklist – is your cPanel account as optimised as it could be?

Jul, 11, 2019 | Business Websites, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. It’s that time again! As we enter the new financial year, why not take the time to do a little optimisation of your cPanel hosting account? Doing these tasks regularly can help you to keep your website and emails running smooth and steady. Without further ado, you’ll find our hosting health checklist below! Clear out any large…



How To Migrate Your WordPress Website From One Hosting Account To Another

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. A time may come when you need to move your website from one hosting account to another, most commonly, when you’re moving a website to a new hosting provider. We’ve put together a handy guide to step you through the process. Step 1: Take a backup. This step is important for 2 reasons; first to give you…



Keep your links in order: How to avoid broken links and broken sales on your website!

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Ideally, your website should have a generous smattering of links, both internal links (those that lead to other pages on your website) and external links (those that lead to pages on websites other than your own). Over time, page URLs tend to change for one reason or another. For instance, they may have their title updated, or…



How To Understand What DNS Is In Less Than 10 Minutes!

Oct, 25, 2018 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 1 Comment

Understanding what DNS is, and what role it plays for your website, is a crucial part of being a self-sufficient website owner. It can also greatly open your doors in terms of getting the most out of your hosting, as well as help you manage your online business when things go wrong. We’ve put together a super quick, nutrient-dense article to help you get a full understanding of DNS is less than 10 minutes! Alright, start the clock! We find the “house” analogy the best. Basically, your website and your emails live in a “house”. They might share a house,…



WordPress for Beginners #2: How to optimise for Google and People

Welcome to the second part in a three part series about starting and maintaining a WordPress website! In the first part we took you though how to set up your first website With a simply step by step guide. Now we have your site hosted and domain name registered, its time to start creating and tailoring unique content for it! A website is like a digital business card (especially the landing page) so you will want to think about your content to make it friendly for both search engines and people. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is an absolute must if you…



WordPress for Beginners #1: Creating a website

If you are considering starting a website on WordPress, congratulations! Over 33% (one-third) of all website owners have discovered the power of using WordPress for their site content. WordPress allows you to create a professional-looking site for eCommerce, complete with plugins that you can use to allow for a variety of functions on your site. If you have an excellent idea for a website, follow these tips to get started with WordPress. Getting Started 1.  Firstly, sign up for a domain name at Digital Pacific. There are many things to take in to consideration when deciding on a domain, our blog on…



SEO Strategies: What works today?

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is something that should be on any marketer or business owner’s mind. It includes many tools and techniques that you can use to get your website to rank higher in search engines.  The way SEO works has changed over time, but there are some SEO strategies that are here to stay. This article will teach you about some common, current strategies for SEO and how they can impact your website’s visibility in search engines. Write high-quality content with users in mind More often than not, when people start diving deep into SEO, they start deviating from…



Are your WordPress emails ending up in Junk?

Nov, 15, 2017 | Email, Tips for Blogs, Tips for Hosting, Web Design | 0 Comments

One of the mistakes most commonly made on WordPress websites is forgetting (or simply being unaware of the necessity) to properly set up outbound email. It isn’t made particularly clear that it should be done at any point, nor is it a setting that can be adjusted in WordPress without a plugin, but setting up your website’s outbound email is an important component to ensuring your emails get delivered successfully and do not end up in your customer’s junk folders. The reason it is so commonly neglected is that email sent from your WordPress website will still work without being set…



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