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HTML, CSS, and JS: What You Need to Know for Joomla & Wordpress

It can be very tempting to place all of one’s faith in extensions and plugins when you are operating a Wordpress/Joomla site, but it is critical to understand the underlying infrastructure in terms of HTML, CSS, and JS (Javascript). Now, while it is true that with regard to both Joomla and Wordpress there is a lot going on in terms of PHP/MySQL, we’re going to put that on hold in this article and zero in on what can be accomplished with the three knowledge bases above.

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Site-Responsiveness Equates to Search Results

In the last five years alone, there has been a tremendous shift in terms of the way that the world views the web, and while it began in 2007 when the original iPhone was released, it has really come to a head in terms of the number of people accessing websites via a mobile device.

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Project Gutenberg: What it is and Why Wordpress Users Should Care

Currently, Wordpress is the most popular CMS on the web bar none, this is true by leaps and bounds given the fact that it now powers around 30% of the web. Challenges remain for many users new to the platform however, because they are encountering an interface (at least initially) which presents them with an even more complicated picture than the one they face with a static HTML/CSS/JS setup.

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Bikeshedding and functional website

Bikeshedding is a term that was coined as a metaphor. Focusing on minutiae while neglecting the bigger picture sums it up quite well. Below is a discussion of how bikeshedding can be utilized in an effort to maintain perspective while still creating a compelling, relevant, and functional website.

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Anatomy of a Website - How it Works and Why it Might Not

A Little Background

Today we are going to focus on how a website works, share an overview of a hosting environment, and explore some other aspects of how a website functions.

Back in the old days, a website was a simple text document located in the server’s files. HTML let webmasters define the formatting on a website with the flexibility comparable to an advanced text editor, such as MS Word and allowed them to display images, and eventually other media.

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Making the Most of Our Affiliate Program

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Our Affiliate Program offers 30% recurring commissions on all hosting product purchases. So, every time your client makes their renewal payment (monthly or annually) for their website, you get a 30% commision! Here are some basic instructions on how to sign up:

1. Activate your Affiliate Account by logging into your CCP and going to “Affiliate” and selecting “Overview” from the drop-down. On the page that opens, click “Activate Affiliate Account”

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How sites get hacked and how to prevent it?

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Introduction

Every day thousands of websites get hacked and about one-third of those sites are based on popular CMS (Content Management System) applications like WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal or Magento. The most popular CMS is, of course, WordPress, which is used on over 60% of all CMS based websites. Since CloudAccess.net specializes in the hosting of CMS applications (Joomla! and WordPress) we are dealing with hacked sites on daily basis.

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GDPR - what does it mean?

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The European Union has implemented a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR for short - to help protect personal data of EU citizens. As a company that has many clients in the European Union, we have taken this very seriously and took steps to make sure that our service is GDPR compliant, which means many good things for our clients, not only from the EU but from all around the world.

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An Exciting Glimpse at the New launch.joomla.org

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We are thrilled to announce the upcoming release of launch.joomla.org, a new system that merges Joomla.com and demo.joomla.org into one area where you can spin up free, fully functional Joomla websites (including FTP and PHPMyAdmin). The only limitations imposed will be subdomain usage and 500MB disk space, which can be overcome by upgrading to a paid plan starting from just $5/mo.

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What is the best Web analytic tool (Free and Paid)

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It is important for you to keep track of your site and your traffic. If you plan on turning your website into a business, you should be treating it as one. Understanding your traffic is key.

It’s important to understand how the content you publish on your site, reaches its intended audience.
A good analytics tool can provide a key of information on real-time visitor stats, new and returning visitors, bounce rates and referrals.

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