What is a URL?

URL stands for ¬†Universal Resource Locator.¬† It’s the entry in the registry that connects your payment account to the ownership of a ‘domain name’. All domain names are owned by proxy by a registrar. This is why you go to a “registrar” to purchase a domain name – not your host. Some hosts also function [Read More…]

Security and Updates

Security doesn’t just mean building things right- it means updating EVERY time. The world of wordpress moves fast. Between December 2018 and January 2019 there were 3 releases of wordpress and php 7.0.1 was released. Our hosting clients get monthly reports detailing the activity of users on their site. One site showed a lot of [Read More…]

The Stages Of Building Online

Here’s a quick bare-bones guide for building. Whether you are doing it yourself, or have a developer, it’s super helpful to understand these steps. When tech systems are drag and drop and things can be built quickly, it gives all of us an exaggerated sense of how efficient tech can be. Some parts work easily- [Read More…]

Why We Use Stripe

Billion-dollar companies like Lyft, Salesforce, Warby Parker, and Instacart trust Stripe with their payment processing. ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY Stripe is a committed CARBON-NEUTRAL company. Awareness of the environmental impact of their software business and happily paying carbon offsets shows intelligence and responsibility. Full Report on Carbon Neutral Commitment¬† TOP NOTCH SECURITY Stripe also has the highest [Read More…]

Why Cheap Hosting Isn’t Cheap

If there are free and cheap options, why should I pay for hosting? YOUR URL LOOKS PROFESSIONAL If I hosted my site on WordPress.com, visitors would have to type in www.WordPress.com/Spiezz to access my site. It looks like you are running a business in your basement over the weekends. If you want to be perceived [Read More…]