How to secure your website from attacks using the .htaccess file

Every website owner needs to draw up a strategy to deal with attacks such as Cross-Site Scripting, Local File Inclusion and SQL Injection which all start with transmission of hostile commands via the HTTP Request. One challenge in dealing this kind of issue is how to separate legitimate requests from those that are hostile or malicious.   Further reading: How to Find and Clean Backdoors in a Hacked WordPress Site How to Prevent the most common Application Attacks against websites Website Security: A Guide For Shared Web Hosting Accounts How to Prevent an Exploitation of Your Website by An Attacker How to Fix The WordPress White Screen of Death   If the website is hosted on an Apache server, there is a [...]

20 Ways You Can Reduce Your Website Bounce Rate

Your website bounce rate is one of the quality metrics which needs constant monitoring. It reflects the rate at which your website visitors leave your page after visiting the landing page. Usually, it gives an indication of how useful your page has been in providing the answers sought by users. We try to understand users’ behavior through it and find out solutions in order to decrease it. But a high bounce rate always a bad thing? What should we check in order to give the best user experience to our visitors and decrease website bounce rate? Also read: 16 Mistakes That Turn People Away From Your Website TECHNICAL ASPECTS 1. Website speed Web users and particularly very concerned about website speed. They do not want to spend much time loading a web page [...]

A Review of Web Hosting in Nigeria

Nigeria ranks among the top 10 countries with highest internet density as at 2017. This has significantly increased the rate at which businesses and individuals in Nigeria strive to own websites. In deciding to host your website, the choice is between hosting with a Nigeria web host or a non-Nigerian web host. In this review, we make a case for the high quality of web hosting in Nigeria and why web hosting in Nigeria is as good as web hosting in any other part of the world. Read on. Also read: 9 Reasons to Consider Switching to Reseller Hosting Deciding on where to host your website can be difficult and time-consuming as it is not so easy a decision to make. There are a few considerations you will want to make from the outset even before deciding on some other more [...]

Checklist Of SEO Best Practices That Will Drive Trafic To Your Website

Getting more website traffic is extremely important for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Also very important is that the visitors you get should be coming from organic traffic. Organic traffic are the visitors you get to your website through unpaid sources. So, when you advertise your website on Google or other medium, they are paid for and do not constitute organic traffic. Also read: A Guide to Website Traffic Optimization Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is ever-changing changing and the change increasingly tends towards greater focus on user experience. Search engines are increasingly adjusting their ranking patterns to get highly relevant results on top of its results – what is generally referred to as Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs). Also read: 5 [...]

How to build your website trust and credibility

Web hosting is a service. One of its characteristics is that it is not personal. It is delivered through a medium that you cannot feel or touch. One way to judge its quality is the impression it sends about its credibility through a website that delivers the service. Building website credibility starts with building customer confidence. This is the focus of this post - how to build the credibility of your website to increase its conversion , reduce bounce rate and reduce the number of people who turn away from your website. Trust is everything for a website owner. When it comes to running a website, making sure that your audience trusts you and your brand is critical, and that’s where credibility comes in. After all, if visitors don’t find your site [...]

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