DNS, Website Hosting, and Their Differences Explained Simply

In the bustling digital marketplace, having a website is akin to having a storefront in the real world. Just as you'd want your physical store to be easily accessible and well-maintained, your website needs certain tools and services to function smoothly. Two of these essential tools are DNS and website hosting. But what are they, and how do they differ? Let's break it down in plain English. What...
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Domaincheck Customer? Discover Stability with O’Brien Media!

In the ever-evolving world of Internet services, it’s crucial for businesses to ensure that they’re partnered with reliable and secure providers. Recently, Domaincheck, a company providing domain registration, web hosting, and related services, has come under scrutiny for potential issues as highlighted in a recent article. Given the potentially precarious situation Domaincheck customers may...
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The Demise of Google Domains: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

As a leading web design agency in the Southwest of England, we feel the need to revisit the recent news of Google Domains shutting down and the implications it carries. This abrupt closure, followed by the sale of Google Domains to Squarespace, raises significant concerns regarding the future of various Google products and services. In this blog post, we will delve into the potential implications...
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How Gmail’s Authentication Requirements Can Impact Your Business

If you're a business owner who sends emails to personal Gmail accounts, it's important to remember the new Gmail authentication requirements that were implemented in November 2022. This means that all new senders who send email to personal Gmail accounts must set up either SPF or DKIM. Google will perform random checks on new sender messages to personal Gmail accounts to verify they are...
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Don’t lose out on your .uk domain

If you have a .co.uk, org.uk, or .me.uk domain name did you know that your Right of Registration for the, shorter, new .uk domain registration is due to end on 25th June 2019 at 06:00 BST? As an example, if you own example.co.uk you may have a right to register the new, shorter, example.uk domain name (which Nominet have reserved for eligible domain name owners) - but that right ends soon. The...
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New webmail system coming soon!

We're putting the finishing touches to our new webmail system which will replace the current system used by customers who host their websites and email service with us. The new, much improved and more feature rich webmail solution also includes task management and calendering support.  Among other improvements the new system includes: Calendar features including support for multiple...
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