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All Clook staff are now DBS checked

Company News/ 12th Jun 2017/Will Cook-Martin

We take data security incredibly seriously at Clook and work hard to ensure that any potential vulnerabilities at the network, hardware or software layers are patched to prevent breaches. This has resulted in an impressive 99.999% uptime level across our network – something we’re very proud of. We’ve now taken this one step further and […]

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Happy Birthday .UK Domains!

Sales/ 09th Jun 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Saturday 10th June marks the third birthday of .uk domains. Initially launched to a fanfare by Stephen Fry the move to a .uk extension was lauded as reflecting ‘the appeal of shorter, sharper .uk domains among those at the forefront of digital Britain.’ The introduction of this new domain was arguably the most significant change […]

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How to stop spam emails being sent through Contact Form 7

Web Site Development & Design/ 31st May 2017/Jamie Hoyles

We have seen cyber security feature prominently in the news recently following the WannaCry ransomware attack. I’ve been contacted by a number of people wishing to put a stop to nuisance spam emails sent through the popular Contact Form 7 Email plugin. This article details a number of steps you can take to put an […]

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Improve Your GTMetrix Score In Under 30 Minutes

Web Development & Design/ 23rd May 2017/Jamie Hoyles

GTMetrix is a tool that helps users optimise their site for both speed and SEO purposes. A slow website will frustrate visitors, sending them elsewhere. A faster and more responsive website will keep them more engaged and focused on the page content. In addition, Google use page speed in their ranking algorithms. Therefore, a faster […]

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What have we learned from WannaCry?

Security/ 16th May 2017/Will Cook-Martin

WannaCry has been labelled “the biggest ransomware outbreak in history.” It crippled the NHS, hit international shipper FedEx and is believed to have infected 300,000 machines globally in 150 countries. Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine and India, being hardest hit according to Czech security firm Avast. It’s estimated that removal of the virus takes a couple of […]

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Clook turns 15!

Company News/ 16th May 2017/Will Cook-Martin

May 2002, will go down in history as a month to remember… Bradford City announced they were in administration Mars Odyssey found signs of huge water ice deposits on the planet Mars Tony Blair told Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman he would be happy to be remembered as the man who told the British people they should […]

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Managed WordPress Hosting – How to set up your Blog

Webhosting Articles/ 11th May 2017/Jamie Hoyles

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available for users wishing to publish a website or blog. As of February 2017, approximately 27.5% of all websites online use the WordPress platform with around 50,000 new websites created daily. At Clook we offer Managed WordPress Hosting to our clients featuring optimised software, caching, […]

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How To Back Up Your Website

Tips and Guides/ 26th Apr 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Building and maintaining a website is easier than ever nowadays, but that doesn’t mean things can’t go wrong. The site could get hacked, it could become compromised after an update, or you could delete critical files by mistake – and that’s just for starters. Whilst we at Clook will always keep daily, weekly & monthly […]

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Why You Should Build Your Own Website

Web Development & Design/ 20th Apr 2017/Jamie Hoyles

More than 50% of Britain’s smallest companies still don’t have a website according to The Office of National Statistics (ONS). Only 46% of micro firms (1-10 employees) have an online presence, compared to 81% of businesses with between 10 and 49 employees and 97% of large organisations with up to 1,000 staff. The information was based […]

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Cheaper Email Hosting

Tips and Guides/ 12th Apr 2017/Will Cook-Martin

Ask any server administrator and they’ll tell you that the size of email boxes is an ever growing problem. This is mainly due to the fact that users don’t delete email (myself included!) and that the size of email attachments grows every day. There are various ways you can try to combat inbox sizes, including […]

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