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WHOIS GDPR – What is going off?

Urgh. Another GDPR post I hear you cry? Well this one is specifically about WHOIS information changes since GDPR came into force. (Note: If you’re unsure what GDPR is then go here) So in a nutshell, GDPR has been brought in to protect an individual’s right to data privacy. No longer can we be auto […]

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Vulnerability found in WP Mobile Detector plugin for WordPress

Our security team have reported a new vulnerability found in a commonly used WordPress plugin, called WP Mobile Detector. We are hearing that; “The plugin has a new Zero Day vulnerability allowing attacker to exploit a Arbitrary File Upload (AFU) vulnerability. The plugin has been removed from the WordPress repository and does not have an […]

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XAMPP – Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly – A fix

We ran in a problem recently at HQ where after a Windows 10 update some of our team weren’t able to connect Apache on their local development environment. At Work, we use Xampp as our local development environment and its worked really well until now. But after a scheduled Windows 10 update some of the […]

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Hello world!

As this website is aimed at the geeky – techie side of what we do, we figured the “Hello world” title was actually quite fitting, so we’ve left it. Here at Work we’re really happy to be relaunching our support website, as it brings out the inner geek in us all that has been so […]

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PCI Compliance Nonsense

OK – I’ve had about enough of this and I need to rant somewhere!! As everyone knows – we make websites and quite recently we have been building  lots and lots of online shops. Its usually much more of a technical job as there are so many more elements to take into consideration, one being payments and […]

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WordPress NextGEN Gallery Shortcodes

WordPress NextGEN Gallery Shortcodes Whenever we build a website using WordPress and the client requests a gallery – we always use NextGEN. I can’t fault them for the features it offers, its a fantastic bit of kit – but when it actually comes to the shortcodes to get it to display stuff – NextGEN fail big time. […]

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Google buys its way out of another pickle – Gmail.co.uk

I was trying to think back to when i started using Gmail for the first time – I have quite a good account name,  I got it back when you had to be invited to use the system. I love how Gmail has changed the way i use email, I love how I can bolt […]