Choosing the right domain name for your business website

Jul, 10, 2018 | Business Websites, Domain Names, Great Domain Names | 0 Comments

Your website is a portrayal of your entire business and store. One of the most important things to keep in mind, excluding the content and design of your website, is the domain name that you are going to choose. There are millions of domain names available – in addition, it can be quite difficult to know which domain name is the right one for your business. It is important to find a name that stands out and is unique among all your competitors along with improving your SEO and Google AdWords ranking. You can enquire to see if your desired…



Google’s Next Move Against Non-SSL Websites

Sep, 26, 2017 | Business Websites, Community, Online Security | 19 Comments
Google's Next Move Against Non-SSL Websites

If you wish to seek assistance or need some questions answered, feel free to call our sales team on 1300 694 678. From July 1st, Google Chrome 68 will be released which aims to further take the fight to websites that are still running without an SSL certificate, and are therefore insecure. Any sites that do not have SSL Certificates will be prominently marked in the address bar: The purpose of installing an SSL certificate is to encrypt the data travelling between your website and your visitors, ensuring that malicious third-parties can’t get their hands on the sensitive data your customers…



Top 5 Reasons To Choose Digital Pacific

Sep, 14, 2017 | Web Hosting | 0 Comments

We’re 100% Australian-operated Here at Digital Pacific, we’re Australian. We’re not only a 100% Aussie-grown and operated company, but also a barbecue-loving, pavlova-indulging bunch of local people. We get you. All of our operations are Australian-based, especially our 24/7 customer support team, meaning you’ll never get connected with an overseas representative–yes, we’re all here on this awesome, girt-by-sea country of ours! TL;DR: 100% Australian operations 24/7 email and phone support Locally-based Digital Pacific fully operates in Australia. Both our office and servers are all housed here in Sydney; specifically, CBD and Pyrmont, respectively. Being so local, we’re able to provide…



Digital Pacific: The Beginner’s Guide To Web Hosting

Hosting Breakdown

The first thing anyone new to the hosting sphere will notice is that there are a lot of options. From shared hosting, cPanel hosting, reseller hosting, WHM hosting, VPS hosting and Dedicated Server hosting – each company has its own way of naming all the options – but what do they all actually mean and which one really suits you best? We decided to break down each level of hosting to point you in the right direction for what your business may need. Shared hosting is one of the most commonly offered hosting types on the market. It generally represents…



The Difference Between NS and DNS Records

NS and DNS records

A common question pops up here at Digital Pacific and that is; “What is the difference between NS and DNS records?” For many people, they (quite understandably) weren’t aware that they were two different things at all. NS, or Name Server records, are the top-most records attached to your domain. When a person types in your domain to either visit your website or send you an email, the first thing your computer does is look up what your domain’s NS records are. NS records are public and are stored/replicated across many locations all over the world.Once your computer knows the NS…



What To Expect From WordPress 4.9 And Beyond

Jul, 13, 2017 | Web Hosting | 1 Comment

How exciting, 4.9 almost here and 5.0 on the way. The OCD-like satisfaction from ticking over from 4.9 to 5.0 is enough to give us a high. So, what’s good? The new releases will be reportedly focusing on three areas: editor, customiser, and REST API. But before you do anything, make sure you take a backup. As our resident marketing coordinator, Steph, states, “any update is approached with caution by website developers, as installing them has the ability to induce immediate panic attacks, surprise all-nighters and crying under your desk when things go wrong as a result. Most of the…



Choosing a Web Host

Apr, 15, 2013 | Tips for Blogs, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

It is not necessarily hard to find a good web hosting company, but it does require some patience and research. The hosting company you end up choosing can make or break your online business ventures, so it is essential not to end up with a bad package, regardless of how cheap it might seem. There are several very important things which make a good Web hosting package for a business. Customer Service Things can and do go wrong and, no matter how good the service may be, good customer service options are essential, particularly when it comes to business websites….



How to Set Up a WordPress Blog

Apr, 02, 2013 | Tips for Blogs | 0 Comments

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular content management systems (CMS) and the most popular blogging software of all time. It is the CMS of choice for the vast majority of blogs and it is used on over seventeen percent of the top million websites. If you have decided to start a blog, whether as a hobby or with the hopes of making an extra stream of income, WordPress will likely be your CMS of choice. The completely free and open-source software is both versatile and user-friendly but, if you are completely new to the world of blogging, then…



Dedicated Server Benefits

Feb, 12, 2013 | Business Websites, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Any website getting over 10,000 hits a day may be ready for a dedicated server. Though shared plans can be effective for smaller websites, their disadvantages start to reveal themselves once traffic picks up. While you’re saving money, you’re also sharing precious bandwidth. This translates to slowdowns, failures, and a host of other problems your visitors will experience when trying to use your site. The benefits of moving to a dedicated server are numerous. Reliability One of the biggest advantages to moving to a dedicated server is the increased reliability it affords. At last, you’ll be left to worry only…



Australian Web Hosting

Feb, 06, 2013 | Web Hosting | 1 Comment

Australian businesses have traditionally used Australian web hosting companies as their providers. However, in recent years, the number and variety of overseas hosting providers have drawn many Australian companies to change their hosting plans. These overseas companies lure businesses with significant savings in hosting fees, but this reduction in cost is not all it appears to be. Australian companies that do business with Australian companies can benefit a great deal from native hosting providers, and these are just a few of the reasons: Service speed Websites that are hosted overseas can suffer from significantly slower site load times. Information uploaded…



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