POP vs IMAP

POP vs IMAP

IMAP vs POP
Your mail gets sent from someone and will eventually endup on a weBnerd server.  How you collect the mail is up to you. If you have ever set up an email client or app, you will have certainly come across the terms POP and IMAP. Do you remember which one you chose and why? If y ...more

How to fix Slow Outlook Subscribed Folders Synchronisation

How to fix Slow Outlook Subscribed Folders Synchronisation

Fix Outlook sticks/freezes at Subscribed Folders Synchronisation on send and receive.

  • Select your inbox
  • From the menu click Folder > IMAP Folders
  • Outlook-IMAP-Folders-button
  • Click Query
  • Select all your IMAP folders
  • Click Uns ...more

SSL for your Magento site

SSL for your Magento site

Webnerd through CPanel offer pre-installed SSL certificates.

Now we will show you how to get your Magento website to start using the certificate and forcing your visitors to see the encrypted version of your website.

Magento fully supports SSL and have a pre-built facility to ...more

SSL for your Wordpress website

SSL for your Wordpress website

Webnerd through CPanel pre-install SSL certificates.

Now we will show you how to get your Wordpress website to start using the certificate and forcing your visitors to see the encrypted version of your website.

Wordpress have a number of ways of doing this the easiest way is t ...more

SSL for your Joomla Site

SSL for your Joomla Site

Webnerd offer pre-installed SSL certificates through CPanel.

This means that you can now force your visitors to see the encrypted version of your site by using HTTPS.

The good news is Joomla completely supports SSL and the process of using the certificate is pretty straight fo ...more

What is SSL

What is SSL

If you have ever purchased anything online then you should be aware of secure sockets layer or SSL. SSL encrypts information supplied to the website and its presence is indicated by the small lock next to the address in the address bar of your browser.
SSL is a digitally signed certificate ...more

Wordpress XML-RPC vulnerability

Wordpress XML-RPC vulnerability

Wordpress is a content management system (CMS) that is extremely popular.  Along with the many positives popularity offers come the negatives.

In Hollywood these negatives are known as papparazzi – in Nerdville they are known as hackers. These hackers continuously attempt to exploit ...more

Your Website Address

Your Website Address

A website address, domain name or uniform resource locater (URL) is the primary information search engines use when determining which country your website is from when returning your company as a potential answer to a search enquiry.

When this is unclear that is to say your site uses a premium domain or a dot com how does the search engine know which country you represent.  There are a few other things you can do.

The head section is all the information placed between the opening and closing head tag.  Here you can place language information in the main html declaration tag section.  You should use en-za which simply means South African english.

Additionally Google particularly enjoys using the tag hreflang.  Follow this link ...more

Backlinks Yes / No?

Backlinks Yes / No?

A resounding YES for backlinks - just don't get lured into the bucks for backlink traps that many companies are offering. Rather spend that money recruiting talent.

Google’s John Mueller’s take on backlinks is - don’t do it ...more

Why cheap websites can be expensive

Why cheap websites can be expensive

It is not unusual to see a company spend many hundreds of thousands on all their business literature, business cards even TV adverts and then download free software to create a Website.

I recently chatted to the brand manager for a large travel company.  When doing an online search (using Google) for “travel agencies” the c ...more

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