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Switch to HTTPS to Avoid Being “Insecure”


As of today, Google Chrome will begin warning users who visit unencrypted sites that they are heading into an insecure location, which, if your website still uses HTTP rather than HTTPS, is likely to scare visitors away from your pages and into your competitors instead.   In short, HTTP sites will become classed as being…

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Google Hit with Record Android Fine from EU

Google Hit With Record Android Fine

Google has been hit with a record fine of €4.34bn (around £3.9bn) by The European Commission, who found the search engine giant guilty of using the mobile operating system to illegally “cement its dominant position” in search.   However, Alphabet – the firm’s parent company – has since announced that it plans to appeal the fine.  …

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Google Adwords to Become Google Ads

Google Adwords to Become Google Ads

Google has announced that it will be rebranding its AdWords brand in order to streamline entry points for both advertisers and ad sellers, with Google Adwords simply becoming Google Ads.   The search engine giant has stated that it’s popular pay-per-click service is not changing, although the default interface for Google Ads will become more…

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Microsoft Becomes More Valuable Than Google

Microsoft named more valuable than Google

For the first time since 2015, Microsoft has become more valuable than Google and its parent company, Alphabet.   That’s right. Microsoft has been announced as the third most valuable company in the world, receiving a valuation of £566 billion, which makes them slightly more valuable than Alphabet’s £556 billion valuation, and highlights the role…

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Are You Ready For GDPR?

There is no escaping GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), with it being constantly in the news for a while now, but the question that many clients are still asking is what does it actually mean, how does it affect them, and how their website needs to change in order to meet the requirements before the…

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How Often do you Need to Re-Develop Your Website?

How Often do you need to re-develop your website?

Without doubt having a beautiful shiny new website can have a fantastic impact on a business’ online performance. We’re capable of and would love to supply you with one, as would all web developers, with many recommending that you replace or carry out a large refurbishment on your current website every 12-18 months.   But…

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The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Website Needs a Blog

Top 5 reasons why your website needs a blog

You may have heard this on numerous occasions already, but having a blog really can help to boost your company’s profile and, at the same time, your website’s organic performance on the major search engines. Here we share our top 5 reasons why your website needs a blog and, we hope, it helps you to…

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Consumers Don’t Mind Ads on Mobile… If They Are Optimised Properly

Mobile Ads

We all know how frustrating and annoying ads can be, especially when the user is not able to exit the ad immediately. However, according to research by IAB UK, the main source of annoyance for consumers is not actually the ads themselves, but the fact that the majority of them are not optimised for mobile devices,…

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New Derbyshire Blood Bikes Website Live

Jump 2 IT Media are pleased to announce that the new Derbyshire Blood Bikes website is now live.   The site, which we have built for this incredible charity, provides them with a modern, accessible, attractive and mobile-friendly online presence, which should help to encourage more people to become aware of the work that the…

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The Google Speed Update – July 2018

Google Speed Update

Google has announced that a new ranking algorithm designed for mobile search will launch in July 2018, and will result in web pages that “deliver the slowest experience to users” being negatively impacted.   The search engine giant has recommended that webmasters use Google’s PageSpeed report and make any improvements that are required, as this is…

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