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New WordPress 3.9 “Smith” Update

You have probably over the last 24-48 hours had a prompt to upgrade to the latest version of WordPress, named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith.  If you have not yet done this, we highly recommend you do so, as you are in for a real treat.  The latest update is probably one […]


State of Site5: April 2014

We always look forward to the “State of Site5″ as they always give invaluable insight to what Site5 is up to, and how they are constantly improving their services and procedures to give you, the customer, a greater web hosting experience. As ever, Site5 is continuing to do extremely well, and continues to recruit more […]

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Guide to W3 Total Cache Settings with CloudFlare

Following our website update to the Genesis Theme we had a number of queries about how we managed to make our WordPress site to load so fast.  Of course, we were a little boastful at this time by sending some screenshots of our Pingdom speed test results. What is W3 Total Cache? W3 Total cache […]

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Prestashop Vs Magento Vs Opencart Infographic

Whilst the data is around 6 months old, the information revealed by this infographic is really quite interesting with it containing a very useful comparison of the various features, and number of extensions \ plugins, among other things.  The infographic reveals that the Magento is getting left behind in terms of easy of use, so […]

Where Are The Top 100,000 Most Visited Websites Hosted?

Where Are The Top 100,000 Most Visited Websites Hosted?

This is actually a very interesting infographic by Hostcabi, which shows the location, and company where the top 100,000 websites are hosted.  There are a few comments we would like to make which skews the results somewhat. Firstly, CloudFlare is not a web host.   They are are a kind of CDN provider, but really do […]

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