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2017/4/12 21:00:00 | 1 reads

We are fast approaching the switch to the new ImpressCMS website. This new website will feature a responsive design for our mobile users, along with an updated site architecture that will help you find the right information more easily.


Daniel Trimpey | 2017/3/16 5:37:51 | 2 reads

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is one of the  most popular server-side scripting languages for website development and can be used to create a variety of types of websites. There are several popular web content and ecommerce systems out there such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento and Joomla which are all developed in PHP. In fact, statistics show that more than 80% of websites are created using PHP and nearly all web hosting providers offer it as an option. But what is so special about PHP? A...


Daniel Trimpey | 2017/3/2 1:21:28 | 1 reads

If you are a small business owner, you likely spend hours every month working on marketing activities – or at least wish you could! From keywords to social media, newsletters, and online advertising campaigns the list of things to keep up with daunting. But the question is not how much you are doing, but how effective it is. Thankfully, there are many methods and metrics that you can employ to help you determine if what you are doing is the best use of your time and money. Here are just a f...


Daniel Trimpey | 2017/2/17 5:29:24 | 1 reads

What’s so special about a company’s brand? More personally, what does your company brand say about you, your products and your services? Today’s society is no longer swayed by a good commercial or a mediocre product. Today’s informed consumer is looking for a company that they can trust,  and they have many tools available to determine where to buy from, such as social media or online reviews. Consequently, it is important to not just have a great product or service, but to also...


Daniel Trimpey | 2017/2/6 4:22:36 | 1 reads

Have you considered a custom web-based application (or web app) for your business? Along with scads of new technologies, web apps are increasingly popular as an alternative to traditional desktop software.Think Google Apps, for example, now commonly used for office tasks such as word processing and spreadsheets previously done with various desktop applications. Similarly, there are webmail, web forms, online banking, online shopping apps that have become part of our everyday lives.Web apps ar...


Daniel Trimpey | 2017/1/18 3:50:13 | 1 reads

When you decide to take the plunge and hire someone to (re)design your website, chances are high that you will have a preconceived idea of how you believe the process will go. Whether it be that you bring a concept to the web designer and they do the rest, or that you anticipate a very hands-on approach – everyone’s expectations are a little different and they can make the process better. or worse – depending on a variety of factors.The goal for any web designer is to build a relations...


2017/1/1 16:51:27 | 2 reads

The XOOPS Development Team is pleased to announce the release of security patches for XOOPS 2.5.8 and XOOPS 2.5.7.2. These patches includes the latest version of PHPMailer to address a serious vulnerability. All XOOPS users are encouraged to update as soon as possible.Both full distributions and patch files (from the most recent prior release) for both the 2.5.7 and 2.5.8 series are available.Any users that are running older XOOPS versions are advised to update to XOOPS 2.5.8.1 now.Get XOOPS ...


Daniel Trimpey | 2016/12/30 6:27:21 | 1 reads

If you have plenty of website traffic, but are still not having as many conversions as you would like, then perhaps it is time to re-assess your approach. If you are interested in boosting your website’s conversion rate, then now is the time to implement solid CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) tactics. What steps should you take to improve your conversion rate? Here are a few to consider:Determine who your audience is, then create an online marketing approach with that demographic in mind....


2016/12/29 22:30:00 | 2 reads

ImpressCMS 1.3.10 is now available as a final release. This release contains several security improvements, as well as a fix for a vulnerability in the PHPMailer library so it is recommended to upgrade your sites as soon as possible.


Daniel Trimpey | 2016/12/1 5:49:45 | 1 reads

In our last article, we talked about what to do to prevent a breach in cyber security. But what if you have already been the victim of a scam or malware attack? How do you move forward and protect yourself and your clients from being victims at a later date? The feelings associated with a cyber-attack range from disbelief to denial, anger, embarrassment and ultimately, being ready to take action.  The one thing you don’t need to do is PANIC.Fact:Sixty percent of all online attacks in 2014 ...




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