Because it serves as the root directory for navigation, your homepage will likely attract more traffic than any other page on your website. Both new and returning visitors will use it to locate other pages. If your homepage is poorly designed, however, visitors won’t stay on your website, resulting in low traffic and equally low search rankings. To design an attractive homepage that yields results for your online business, you must avoid these nine critical mistakes.
What’s wrong with using Adobe Flash animation on your homepage? While it was commonly used on websites during the 1990s and early 2000s, Flash has largely been phased out. Read More
Drupal is a very powerful and scalable content management system with standard features like easy content authoring, reliable performance and efficient security. These features make it a great choice for many websites and applications, we use every day. The core principles of Drupal are flexibility and modularity. Drupal’s modules expand its functionalities and themes and can be mixed and matched to enhance its core abilities. The add-ons that allow you to expand Drupal’s functionalities are known as “Contributed Modules” or just “Modules”. Modules have the ability to introduce all kinds of functionalities from core administration to content handling and from media management to e-Commerce. Read More
Offering boundless possibilities, WordPress powers over 70 million websites and is one of the most resourceful CMS that you can get for free! It even offers over 44,743 plugins and tools that can be used to expand its functionality, making it an even more amazing tool. However, the plugins that make WordPress so amazing, makes it vulnerable too. Even though WordPress core is a really secure platform, the plugins can make it vulnerable to security hacks. Over 2407 security vulnerabilities have been reported for WordPress so far (source: WPScan Vulnerability database). Read More
Data is probably the most important asset in today’s world as a business runs on information. Needless to say, any disruption to data could cause major crisis for a business.
Data security is a major challenges faced by organizations as all computer data is at risk. You could easily lose data either from a catastrophic event like a flood or earthquake or even from a simple electronic outage or computer crashes. With an effective backup strategy, you can protect your data from loss and enjoy better peace of mind. Data backup is one of the most important fail-safe methods of data recovery. Read More
Don’t you want users to visit your site and keep reading your content?
If someone visits your site and exits without opening the second page, then they are known as a bounced visitor.
For every 100 visitors that come to your site, if 40 of them decide to leave, then the bounce rate would be 40% . With a high bounce rate like that, you are risking the chance of losing potential customers.
How does one know what their site’s bounce rate is? Google Analytics has all the answers for you. Read More
Early in May, InterServer was a proud sponsor of DrupalCon in New Orleans. It was a spectacular event comprised of a long list of amazing guest speakers a majority of whom traveled from afar in support of Drupal. Over 3000 Drupal enthusiasts and fanatics eagerly attended. DrupalCon gives the people who develop and use this system a chance to take part in activities that involve learning sessions, talks, code sprints, and of course social events. Here at InterServer we were delighted to take part in such an event that allowed us to meet individuals who have the same passion for Drupal as we do. Read More
Any one who runs a website understands the struggles associated with generating traffic to their site. In order to capture your targeted audience, you should try to captivate bloggers who come across your website. There are various ways to boost traffic to your new blog. Of course, not all comments will generate the traffic that you may desire.
In order to generate traffic from your comments, I would suggest commenting on a variety of popular blogs. Blogs of this nature can receive many comments within a short span of time upon being published. Read More
Does my business need an SSD Virtual Private Server (VPS)?
When shopping around for hosting services, a question that should come to mind is does my business require an SSD virtual private server? There are two main factors that you should consider before purchasing an SSD VPS. First is the cost associated with running this platform, and second, the hosting service provider which is offering the service.
People often wonder what exactly is a Reseller Hosting package? When you see this option during your search for hosting it’s referring to the purchase of a reseller hosting plan or a dedicated server, usually by a smaller sized hosting company. Who then, in turn, uses this platform to begin selling web hosting to end-users. In the case of reseller hosting, the reseller, i.e. the account holder of this reseller account/service rents out a part of their disk space and bandwidth to additional end users. Therefore the account holder essentially becomes the hosting service provider to the end-users. Read More