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How to view a website before your switch your DNS

Tips and Guides/ 20th Nov 2017/Will Cook-Martin

How do I view my website without switching DNS, or how can I get a temporary domain name, is one of the more common questions we get asked. Customers who ask this, are either developing a new site or have migrated from another provider and want to test everything is working before they point their […]

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Why you shouldn’t develop on a live Website without testing

Tips and Guides/ 13th Nov 2017/Will Cook-Martin

Editing code directly on a live site is very tempting. It’s only one line of code, what can go wrong… The simple answer is a lot! Without comprehensive testing, it’s difficult to foresee the unintended consequences of a simple code change. For example if you use a CMS such as WordPress, you will more than […]

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How to make Magento 2 faster by integrating CloudFlare

Tips and Guides/ 02nd Nov 2017/Will Cook-Martin

Integrating a Content Delivery Network (CDN) with Magento 2 is one of the simplest ways to make your Magento store faster. The end result is that your static content i.e. images, JavaScript and CSS, will be delivered from a server closest to your shoppers. This can result in a faster Magento store and as an […]

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Paid SSL vs Free SSL Certificates

Security/ 03rd Oct 2017/Jamie Hoyles

The clamour to install SSL Certificates began in late 2016 as it became apparent that Google was starting to favour websites that had Secure Sockets Layer protocols in place. What is an SSL Certificate? SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details. When installed on a web […]

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Banning visitors from sending emails through Contact Form 7

Tips and Guides/ 13th Sep 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Following on from my previous post, How to stop spam emails being sent through Contact Form 7, sometimes a user may wish to permanently exclude a visitor from submitting information through the plug in. This article tells you how to block a user from sending mail via the form… The reasons for doing so can […]

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ISO 9001 & 27001 Certification Audit

Company News/ 07th Aug 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Today sees the start of our annual external audit of the ISO 9001 & 27001 accreditations by United Registrar of Systems (URS). As part of the 2 day review, URS will be assessing whether we are compliant with the procedures and standards required for each ISO. This year’s audit brings an update to the ISO […]

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Happy Birthday! The .scot domain turns 3!

Sales/ 13th Jul 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Saturday 15th July will mark the 3rd anniversary of the introduction of the .scot domain. The governing body proudly state: “Show your Scottish connection with a .scot domain” and you can do so by registering here at Clook. Personally I’ve always had an affinity with Scotland which has developed I think, via football. Various England […]

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Five Star Web Hosting!

Company News/ 06th Jul 2017/Jamie Hoyles

Users who have contacted the help desk recently may be aware that we have been on a push for client feedback and testimonials. We have been really pleased with the comments received and we are presently seeing over 95% of the near 300 company reviews submitted rating our service five out of five star. Two […]

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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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