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How to put in place a temporary domain for WordPress

WordPress/ 25th Apr 2019/Will Cook-Martin

There are a number of reasons that you may want to put in place a temporary domain for your WordPress site. Perhaps you’re developing a new site and don’t yet have a domain name, or maybe you’re moving your WordPress site to a new host and want to test the site works before you redirect […]

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Five Essential Plugins for WooCommerce

WordPress/ 16th Apr 2019/Jamie Hoyles

WooCoomerce can easily be added on to almost any WordPress website making it one of the most popular online eCommerce platforms available. There are hundreds of plugins for WooCommerce available – some good, some bad, five that I have found invaluable are listed here… LiteSpeed Cache LiteSpeed has been enabled across our network and is […]

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Right of Registration – .uk Domains

Sales/ 09th Apr 2019/Jamie Hoyles

PLEASE NOTE Clook customers are presently reporting issues purchasing a reserved .uk domain via https://my.clook.net. If you are having issues and want to register a reserved .uk domain, please send an email to billing@clook.net detailing which domain you wish to register and how many years you wish to register for. Please also confirm in the […]

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How to Enable Gzip Compression

Web Development & Design/ 26th Mar 2019/Jamie Hoyles

Optimising your website will not only provide a better visitor experience, it will also position you to rank well with Google, Bing, Yahoo and other search engines. One way to speed up websites is to enable gzip compression… What is Gzip compression? Gzip is a way of compressing files sent from your server to increase […]

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How to help ensure sent email doesn’t end up in a spam folder

Tech Talk/ 18th Mar 2019/Will Cook-Martin

We’ve probably all experienced a time when we’ve been waiting for an important email to arrive, and cursed the email sender, only to find that the email, for some inexplicable reason has ended up in a spam folder. The truth is that there is an awful lot of spam being sent. To try and combat […]

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New Additions to the Tech Support Team

Company News/ 31st Jan 2019/Jamie Hoyles

It is our pleasure to announce that Phillip Backhouse, James Scott & Jack Wright have joined the company in recent weeks with all 3 working full time within the tech support department. The investment in the workforce comes about as the department strives to maintain and improve support levels that are already renowned within the […]

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WordPress – How to optimise images using LiteSpeed

WordPress/ 03rd Jan 2019/Will Cook-Martin

When it comes to speed, less is definitely more. The theory being that the smaller the website in terms of file sizes and number of requests, the faster it will load. One area which is often overlooked, when it comes to optimising a website for speed, is image sizing. If you want to eek out […]

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WordPress – How to create a staging area using Softaculous

WordPress/ 18th Dec 2018/Will Cook-Martin

Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it. Updated a plugin, code, or some element of WordPress and seen the dreaded WordPress white screen of death 🙂 Even if you were wearing your sensible hat and took a backup before you made any changes, you’ve still got the pain of restoring that backup in order to […]

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WordPress How to Upgrade to PHP 7.2 safely

Tips and Guides/ 30th Nov 2018/Will Cook-Martin

There are many reasons you should be using PHP 7.2 rather than an older version, though security and performance probably top the list. In terms of security, if you are using a version prior to 5.6 this is already End of Life (EOL). In short, this means that unless you are using a hardened version […]

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Celebrating Lancashire Day…!

Off Topic/ 27th Nov 2018/Jamie Hoyles

Tuesday 27th November sees our county celebrate Lancashire Day – a day to be proud to be from the Red Rose County… It is held to commemorate the day in 1295 when Lancashire first sent representatives to Parliament, to attend the Model Parliament of King Edward I. In modern times the 27th November is a […]

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