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O’Brien Media’s New Cutting-Edge Hosting Platform Going Into 2024

In the dynamic world of web hosting, making the right technological choices is crucial. At O’Brien Media, we’ve carefully selected Debian Linux, Nginx, PHP, MariaDB, and Node as the core components of our hosting platform. This combination, coupled with our commitment to virtualization and containerization, offers unparalleled performance, security, and scalability. Here’s a deep dive into why these technologies are the cornerstone of our hosting services.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Impact of COVID-19 on the UK’s Web Design and Creative Sector

The onset of COVID-19, a global health crisis unlike any in recent history, has left an indelible mark on industries worldwide, including the UK’s website design and creative media sector. The pandemic’s restrictions necessitated a rapid shift to online platforms, catalysing a digital revolution.

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Unveiling WordPress 6.4 “Shirley”: The Latest WordPress Release

Your digital landscape is about to get a significant upgrade with the introduction of “Shirley,” the latest and most intuitive WordPress release. At O’Brien Media, where innovation meets expertise, we are excited to guide you through the new features that are set to revolutionize your website’s performance.

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Understanding the Benefits of Microsoft Exchange Mailboxes

Email remains an indispensable tool for communication in today’s corporate landscape, despite the burgeoning array of communication technologies. While IMAP has long been the mainstay for standard email services, Microsoft Exchange delivers an array of features that transcend the capabilities of basic IMAP mailboxes.

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Why O’Brien Media Still Champions the Classic WordPress Editor

In the ever-evolving world of web development, choices abound. One such choice that has garnered attention in recent years is the selection between WordPress’s Classic Editor and the newer Gutenberg Block Editor. At O’Brien Media, we’ve made a conscious decision to stick with the Classic Editor for our web development projects.

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