You may have noticed google maps has recently stopped working on your website, this is because Google have recently updated the way in which API keys can be used for maps.
A hacked website can cause major disruptions to your business and the services you provide, keeping your website up and running is crucial for any business. Usually the security of a website is the last thing on your mind when you are looking for a great website but it's important none the less. Potential website owners are often focused on the asthetics of the site wth many neglecting to keep their website security as updated as possible.
As we ease into our post lockdown future it has been interesting see a huge rise in eCommerce sales of 88%. With redtrictions to high street retail to some extent still in place we are observing larger numbers of people shopping online now more than ever. Hopefully sooner rather than later, this global threat will pass, and physical stores will resumer business as usual. As current barriers such as airline closures and social distancing measures are removed, will we ever return to business as usual? What could the new ‘normal’ look like? The future is looking strong for e-commerce with these recent trends in online spending not looking at dropping off anytime soon.
Chatbots have made some amazing progress since their creation, which can be dated back to 1966, with the appearance of ELIZA, one of the principal language handling PC projects to be made for IBM. How times have progressed since then, regularly now you can be having a 'discussion' with what you believe is a human and you are speaking with a well developed chatbot. We see chatbots as a critical development industry that will keep on making huge progress all through 2020 and beyond.
unknowingly, many of us are using a chatbot daily. This could be through using Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant or a ‘live chat’ application on a website that reacts just like a human would. How many times have you recently visited a website and a ‘chat now’ option opens? Been halfway through an online buying process and a chat window appears trying to address any concerns or issues? They have become the norm in many autonomous circumstances.
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With summer upon us now is the perfect time to ensure your website is looking cool for summertime. Would your website benefit from a freshen up? This doesn’t necessarily mean a complete re-design; A few minor tweaks can sometimes breathe new life into an existing design.
Although you can’t see it your server needs updating from time to time. PHP 7 a programming language your website operates on recently released the first major update in over a decade. This is an important update because the update covered imperative security updates, as well as offering increased speed compared to previous versions.
You may or may not already be aware but Social Media goes hand in hand with promoting your blog. Blogging is a great way to get visitors to your website but writing an enticing blog is just the start, you need to then promote this blog, the perfect platform for this is Social Media.