5 Benefits of Installing an SSL Certificate on Your Site

The internet has become very popular for communication, storage, and business transactions. With the growth of the internet comes an increase in cyber crime. If you are doing business on the web it is important to protect your customers information with a SSL Certificate to ensure no one else can see their information while it travels across the internet. The public’s growing concerns over security has led to an increase in the number of websites that are looking into getting SSL certificates. 5 Benefits of Installing an SSL Certificate on Your Site The following are several benefits of installing a
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What is a secure SSL cert and how do I get one Free

What is a secure SSL cert and why do I need one? In one sentence, an SSL cert means that your connection between your web browser and the server that you are communicating with is secure and encrypted. You may have noticed that some website addresses (URLs) start with https// and some with just http// The ones that start with https//are secured by an SSL cert. We will go into the technical aspects of SSL cert later but in the meantime let’s discuss why you need one for your website. First of all, it provides a better customer experience. For
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The Domain Registry of Ireland Withdrawing From Direct Registration Market

The Domain Registry of Ireland, who run the .ie domain name space are withdrawing from the “direct” market. From 31st March 2020 onwards they will no longer allow anybody wishing to register a.ie domain the capability to register their domain name with them, instead requiring new registrations to go directly to an accredited.ie registrar instead. This is a welcome move as now anybody registering a.ie domain name can also avail of additional service such as email hosting, web hosting and other services not offered by the IEDR You can find a full announcement on this here What is the domain
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Spam Filtering – How to get rid of Spam

SpamAssassin Spam Filters Getting too much spam? We can help All Linux Web hosting plans from EirHost Web Hosting Ireland include SpamAssassin antispam software. With SpamAssassin every e-mail you receive automatically goes through a set off through tests designed to see whether or not it is spam. You control what happens to mail as spam assassin has marked as spam. If can either be delivered to your mailbox marked as spam for you to sort through later on or it can be deleted without you having to download it. Order your hosting with free spam filtering now You can customize
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What is an Auto-Responder and how do I set up an Autoresponder?

What is an Auto-Responder? An autoresponder is a program that instantly sends a reply to any email you receive. It is a great way of instantly responding to business enquiries to let potential clients know that you have received their email and will reply to them soon. They can be a great enhancement to your web sites customer service as any queries from your web sites visitors can be acknowledged immediately. Going on holidays? Uuse your autoresponder to let your customers know you are away should the email you while you are on vacation to save you the trouble of
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How to Set Up Your Email on Microsoft Outlook

To set up Your email using Microsoft Outlook. 1.. Go to the Tools section of the top toolbar (It should read: Files | Edit View | Favourites |Tools) 2.. Click Tools => Accounts. A box should then appear. 3. On the new box click the button marked Add => Mail 4.. Follow the instructions given in the new box to set up the accounts using these settings: Email address: your full email address (e.g info@youdomain.com) (swap this for the actual email address you are using) Incoming Pop 3 Server: yourdomain.com (swap yourdomain.com for the actual domain name you are using)
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How to Register a .ie Domain Name

One of the questions we get asked most often is ‘exactly what do we need to register a.ie domain?’ or “How do i register a .ie domain name?” Prior to the liberalisation of the.ie domain market registry a.ie domain name could be a complicated matter as you have to prove actual connection to the domain name you wish to register. Now that the new.ie domain registration rules are here all you need to do is prove your identity and a connection to Ireland. From now on, any specific or service with a provable connection to Ireland will be able to
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Irish Web Hosting Information

Before discussing exactly what that means to be a quality Irish web hosting company, let’s get to the essentials out of the way first. Exactly what is a Web Host? A web host is a provider that puts your website on a computer system which is linked to the web. The term for this ‘computer system’ is called a server. An Irish web hosting company will normally have a quick connection to the Internet and they might host countless websites on lots of servers. The web host basically rents server space to you so that you can get your site
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250,000th .ie domain registered in record breaking 6 months for the IEDR

The newly rebranded Dublin-based beauty salon, The Wicklow Street Clinic, was the 250,000th registered .ie domain name. In operation for over thirty years, The Wicklow Street Clinic is a leading beauty salon in Dublin that specialises in a wide range of treatments and therapies for skin and body. Over 70% of the clinic’s clients now book appointments online while their products and voucher sales have increased 50% since launching their new online store in April this year. Commenting, The Wicklow Street Clinic owner Rasa Levinaite said: “Our website contributes hugely to the success of our company. While we maintain a
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What is a Content management system?

A content management system (or CMS) is software running on your web hosting account that permits creating & editing your websites content, as well as organising and deleting it. You can do all this from an easy to use backend interface. Many business and marketing sites use Content Management Systems.  The most famous of there are WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. Content Management Systems typically help you to avoid the need for hand coding your web sites content, allowing you to easily manage your website without the need to know any HTML coding. CMS features differ extensively. Basic systems might only
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